Hockey Matchup - San Jose Sharks Winnipeg Jets Odds Preview
San Jose Sharks
|23-23-5||January 23, 2014, 10:30 PM | SAP Center||32-12-6|
Hockey bettors look for value at SAP Center on Thursday as host San Jose battles the Winnipeg Jets in hockey odds action.
The Jets will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 23-23-5 this season, while the Sharks are 32-12-6. Winnipeg is 23-23-5 on the totals; San Jose is 23-23-4.
View Winnipeg Jets vs San Jose Sharks Odds and Stats.
Bettors looking to side with the Sharks in this one found them earlier as -205 Favorite on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 14-rated Jets taking on the No. 9-rated Sharks in this contest.
Winnipeg was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Ducks. They won as +195 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.
The Sharks were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Flames. That made winners of bettors who got San Jose at -280 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Jose's No. 5-ranked offense (3.22 goals per game) against a Jets defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.98 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 19.35% rate while the Jets have a 82.97% rate on the penalty kill.
Winnipeg home to Toronto, Saturday, January 25th
San Jose home to Minnesota, Saturday, January 25th