Edmonton Oilers vs San Jose Sharks Preview
San Jose Sharks vs Edmonton Oilers Odds
NHL wagering interest swings to the Edmonton vs San Jose battle on Tuesday at Rexall Place as the Oilers try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
Edmonton battles the Sharks, currently with a 1-0 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 0-1 for the Oilers and 0-0-1 for the Sharks.
The visitors opened as -105 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under wagers.
This game puts the Oilers, most recently No. 24 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Sharks, who rate a No. 9 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Edmonton's No. 10-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Sharks defense that ranks No. 2 at 1 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 25% rate while the Sharks have a 66.7% rate on the penalty kill.
San Jose won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Flames on January 20. Bettors who backed the Sharks at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.
Edmonton won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Canucks on January 20. Bettors who backed the Oilers at +125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Calgary are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Vancouver are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few Sharks at Oilers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Jose's last 6 games when playing Edmonton
San Jose is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
San Jose is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Edmonton
San Jose is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Edmonton's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 6 games when playing San Jose
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games when playing at home against San Jose
San Jose home to Phoenix, Thursday, January 24
Edmonton home to Los Angeles, Thursday, January 24