Detroit Red Wings host San Jose Sharks in hockey action
San Jose Sharks vs Detroit Red Wings Odds
San Jose pays a visit to Detroit on Friday, hoping to shut down the Red Wings bats in hockey action at Joe Louis Arena.
This season the Red Wings are 5-2 overall while the Sharks are 4-3. As for the totals, Detroit is 3-4 on the OU, and San Jose is 4-3.
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Detroit sat as -145 favorites. The total was set at 5.5.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Red Wings at No. 5 and the Sharks at No. 8 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 13-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Sharks defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 16.1% rate while the Sharks have a 76% rate on the penalty kill.
The Sharks were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Predators. That made winners of bettors who got San Jose at -130 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
In their last action, Detroit was a 4-1 loser on the road against the Blue Jackets. Bettors on Columbus at +155 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Nashville are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Detroit Red Wings Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Edmonton are 7-3
After playing Columbus are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Sharks at Red Wings trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Jose's last 7 games when playing on the road against Detroit
San Jose is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 14 of San Jose's last 20 games on the road
San Jose is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing at home against San Jose
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit's last 11 games at home
Detroit is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
San Jose at NY Islanders, Saturday, October 29
Detroit at Minnesota, Saturday, October 29