Oilers open as moneyline underdog vs Sharks
San Jose Sharks vs Edmonton Oilers Odds
The San Jose Sharks will look to grab a road win when they take on the Oilers in Edmonton at Rexall Place on Monday in hockey odds action.
The Oilers are 17-26-4 so far on the season. The Sharks, meanwhile, are 26-14-5. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Edmonton go 21-24-2 and the Sharks go 20-25 on the totals.
The visitors opened as 155 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under wagers.
This game puts the Oilers, most recently No. 25 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Sharks, who rate a No. 6 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Edmonton's No. 24-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Sharks defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Oilers powerplay has clicked at a 21% rate while the Sharks have a 78% rate on the penalty kill.
San Jose lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Canucks on January 21. Bettors who backed the Canucks at -150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Edmonton, they were a 6-2 loser as they battled the Flames at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Flames at -115 were rewarded, while the 8 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Vancouver are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Edmonton Oilers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 0-10
After playing Calgary are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8
A few Sharks at Oilers trends to consider:
San Jose is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
San Jose is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Edmonton
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Jose's last 5 games when playing on the road against Edmonton
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of San Jose's last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games when playing at home against San Jose
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Edmonton's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Edmonton's last 7 games when playing San Jose
San Jose at Calgary, Tuesday, January 24
Edmonton at Vancouver, Tuesday, January 24