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Phoenix Coyotes vs San Jose Sharks Odds
Hockey bettors look for value at HP Pavilion on Saturday as host San Jose battles the Phoenix Coyotes in hockey odds action.
The Sharks bring a 16-11-6 record to the battle against the 14-15-5 Coyotes. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Jose go 11-18-4 so far and the Coyotes go 17-14-3.
If you're going with the Sharks in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -157 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 5 earlier at BetOnline.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 17-rated Coyotes taking on the No. 15-rated Sharks in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Jose's No. 27-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Coyotes defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 17.9% rate while the Coyotes have a 83.2% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 7-4 winner as they battled the Predators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Coyotes at +145 were rewarded, while the 11 goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
San Jose won its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Red Wings on March 28. Bettors who backed the Sharks at -109 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Phoenix Coyotes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing Nashville are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Coyotes at Sharks trends to consider:
Phoenix is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing San Jose
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Phoenix's last 15 games when playing on the road against San Jose
Phoenix is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games when playing San Jose
Phoenix is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against San Jose
San Jose is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
San Jose is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
San Jose is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of San Jose's last 14 games at home
Phoenix home to Los Angeles, Tuesday, April 2
San Jose home to Vancouver, Monday, April 1