NHL Game Preview - Maple Leafs underdogs vs Sharks at San Jose
Toronto Maple Leafs
San Jose Sharks
|35-23-8||March 11, 2014, 10:30 PM | SAP Center||41-17-7|
The Toronto Maple Leafs will look to grab a road win when they take on the Sharks in San Jose at SAP Center on Tuesday in hockey odds action.
San Jose will face the 35-23-8 Maple Leafs. In totals betting, the Sharks are 28-32-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Maple Leafs are 35-28-3 favoring the OVER.
View Toronto Maple Leafs vs San Jose Sharks Odds and Stats.
Bettors looking to side with the Sharks in this one found them earlier as -215 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.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 12-rated Sharks and the No. 18-ranked Maple Leafs, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
In their last action, Toronto was a 3-1 winner on the road against the Ducks. Bettors on Toronto at +165 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
San Jose was a 4-0 winner in its last match at home against the Canadiens. They won as -185 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Jose's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 3.06 goals per game, against a Maple Leafs defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.02 goals allowed. The Sharks power play is averaging 16.24% while the Maple Leafs defense kills off 78.34% of their penalties.
Toronto at Los Angeles, Thursday, March 13th
San Jose at Columbus, Thursday, March 13th