San Jose Sharks vs St. Louis Blues Betting Preview
St. Louis Blues vs San Jose Sharks Odds
The St. Louis Blues will look to grab a road win when they take on the Sharks in San Jose at HP Pavilion on Saturday in hockey odds action.
San Jose battles the Blues, currently with a 12-9-2 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 4-15-3 for the Sharks and 14-6-3 for the Blues.
The visitors opened as +-126 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 Sharks - Blues odds would favor the Blues if the lines were set according to our power ranks. San Jose is rated No. 14 in the current Odds Shark poll, while St. Louis is at No. 7.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Jose's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 2.3 goals per game, against a Blues defense that ranks No. 24 at 3 goals allowed. The Sharks power play is averaging 16.7% while the Blues defense kills off 81% of their penalties.
St. Louis won its last outing, a 6-3 result against the Coyotes on March 7. Bettors who backed the Blues at -107 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for San Jose, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Flames on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Flames at -130 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Phoenix are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Calgary are 8-2
After a loss are 3-7
A few Blues at Sharks trends to consider:
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Jose
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing San Jose
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against San Jose
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis' last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of San Jose's last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Jose's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Jose's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
San Jose is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games at home
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