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Sharks home chalk vs Senators

The San Jose Sharks lead the NHL in shots on goal and they face an Ottawa Senators team in hockey action on Thursday that ranks second last in giving up shots.
Small wonder the NHL over under betting action is siding with the OVER 5.5 goals in this one, were the hot Sharks are favored at home againstt the even-hotter Senators.

These teams have only played five times in the past five seasons, but the Sharks have won all five. They have also won 8 of 10 at home, while the Sens are hot on the road, going 5-1 past 6.

View Ottawa vs San Jose Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Sharks as -170 favorites on the opening NHL moneyline for this contest, but it has moved higher at 5Dimes. The over under opened at 5.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals (best value on the total may be at 5Dimes).

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 6-ranked Sharks and the No. 12-rated Senators in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Jose's No. 9-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Senators defense that ranks No. 27 at 3.1 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 17.2% rate while the Senators have a 81.3% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Ottawa was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Maple Leafs. Bettors on Ottawa at +125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

San Jose was a 2-1 winner in its last match at home against the Flames. They won as -185 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Calgary are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

 

A few Senators at Sharks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Ottawa's last 8 games on the road
Ottawa is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Ottawa is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games
San Jose is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Ottawa
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Jose's last 6 games at home
San Jose is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Jose's last 5 games when playing Ottawa

Next up:
Ottawa at Anaheim, Saturday, January 21
San Jose at Vancouver, Saturday, January 21

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