Phoenix Coyotes host San Jose Sharks in hockey action
San Jose Sharks vs Phoenix Coyotes Odds
NHL wagering interest swings to the Phoenix vs San Jose battle on Wednesday at Jobing.com Arena as the Coyotes try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
Phoenix battles the Sharks, currently with a 25-14-7 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 18-21-6 for the Coyotes and 15-22-9 for the Sharks.
The visitors opened as +-110 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.
The Coyotes sit at No. 18 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Sharks sit at a No. 6 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Phoenix's No. 22-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Sharks defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Coyotes powerplay has clicked at a 14% rate while the Sharks have a 85.2% rate on the penalty kill.
The Sharks were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got San Jose at -170 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
In their last action, Phoenix was a 4-0 loser on the road against the Red Wings. Bettors on Detroit at -135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Dallas are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
Phoenix Coyotes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
A few Sharks at Coyotes trends to consider:
San Jose is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
San Jose is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Jose's last 6 games on the road
San Jose is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games on the road
Phoenix is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against San Jose
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Phoenix's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 6 games at home
Phoenix is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games when playing San Jose
San Jose at Los Angeles, Saturday, April 27
Phoenix home to Colorado, Friday, April 26