San Jose Sharks vs New Jersey Devils Odds
Prudential Center hosts an NHL battle between the New Jersey Devils and the visiting San Jose Sharks on Friday.
The Devils currently sports a record of 3-1. The Sharks are 1-3. Betting totals have seen the Devils post a 1-2-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Sharks have gone 2-2 against the number.
Sportsbooks had installed the Devils as -110 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 6-rated Sharks taking on the No. 7-rated Devils in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 24-ranked offense (2.2 goals per game) against a Sharks defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 11.8% rate while the Sharks have a 73.3% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for San Jose, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Ducks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Ducks at +168 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
New Jersey won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Predators on October 15. Bettors who backed the Devils at +115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Anaheim are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 5-5
After playing Nashville are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Sharks at Devils trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Jose's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 12 of San Jose's last 17 games on the road
San Jose is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Jersey
San Jose is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
New Jersey is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against San Jose
New Jersey is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
New Jersey is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
New Jersey is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Jose
San Jose at Boston, Saturday, October 22
New Jersey at Pittsburgh, Saturday, October 22