Sharks visit Calgary Flames in NHL clash
San Jose Sharks vs Calgary Flames Odds
A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting San Jose duelling Calgary on Wednesday at Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Flames are 8-8-4 so far on the season. The Sharks, meanwhile, are 11-6-4. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Calgary go 11-8-1 and the Sharks go 4-15-2 on the totals.
This game matches up the No. 21 (Flames) and the No. 14 (Sharks) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Calgary's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 2.8 goals per game, against a Sharks defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.2 goals allowed. The Flames power play is averaging 21.3% while the Sharks defense kills off 87.5% of their penalties.
San Jose won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Canucks on March 5. Bettors who backed the Sharks at +115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Calgary, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Canucks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Flames at +110 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Vancouver are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Calgary Flames Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Vancouver are 8-2
After a win are 3-7
A few Sharks at Flames trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Jose's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Jose's last 6 games on the road
San Jose is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Calgary
San Jose is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Calgary
Calgary is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 6 games at home
Calgary is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against San Jose
Calgary is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing San Jose
San Jose home to St. Louis, Saturday, March 9
Calgary at Anaheim, Friday, March 8