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Colorado Avalanche vs San Jose Sharks Odds
Hockey bettors look for value at HP Pavilion on Tuesday as host San Jose battles the Colorado Avalanche in hockey odds action.
San Jose will face the 7-8-2 Avalanche. In totals betting, the Sharks are 4-12-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Avalanche are 6-9-2 favoring the OVER.
The Avalanche were listed as +-168 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at . The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 13-ranked Sharks and the No. 28-rated Avalanche in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Jose's No. 23-ranked offense (2.4 goals per game) against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 21 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 17.6% rate while the Avalanche have a 76.7% rate on the penalty kill.
Colorado lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Ducks on February 24. Bettors who backed the Ducks at -175 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
San Jose was a 3-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Stars. They lost as -117 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Colorado Avalanche Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Buffalo are 7-3
After playing Anaheim are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Dallas are 7-3
After a loss are 1-9
A few Avalanche at Sharks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Colorado's last 15 games when playing on the road against San Jose
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games
Colorado is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Jose's last 5 games
San Jose is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Jose's last 7 games at home
San Jose is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Colorado
Colorado home to Calgary, Thursday, February 28
San Jose home to Detroit, Thursday, February 28