Hockey Matchup - Calgary Flames San Jose Sharks Odds Preview


San Jose Sharks

Calgary Flames
10-2-5 November 12, 2013, 09:00 PM | Scotiabank Saddledome 6-9-2



Scotiabank Saddledome hosts an NHL battle between the Calgary Flames and the visiting San Jose Sharks on Tuesday.

The Sharks will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 10-2-5 this season, while the Flames are 6-9-2. San Jose is 9-7-1 on the totals; Calgary is 11-6.

View San Jose Sharks vs Calgary Flames Odds and Stats.

If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Sharks listed earlier today as favorites of -178 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Flames at No. 27 and the Sharks at No. 3 heading into this contest.

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The Sharks were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Jets. That made winners of bettors who got Winnipeg at +155 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Calgary was a 4-2 loser on the road against the Avalanche. Bettors on Colorado at -250 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Calgary's No. 15-ranked offense (2.76 goals per game) against a Sharks defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.41 goals per game allowed. The Flames powerplay has clicked at a 12.5% rate while the Sharks have a 86.54% rate on the penalty kill.

Next up:
San Jose at Vancouver, Thursday, November 14th
Calgary at Dallas, Thursday, November 14th