St. Louis Blues battle vs San Jose Sharks highlights NHL odds menu
San Jose Sharks vs St. Louis Blues Odds
A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting San Jose duelling St. Louis on Tuesday at Scottrade Center.
St. Louis will face the 7-4-3 Sharks. In totals betting, the Blues are 11-2-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Sharks are 4-9-1 favoring the OVER.
Bettors looking to side with the Blues in this one found them earlier as -152 favorites on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Blues at No. 3 and the Sharks at No. 9 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Louis' No. 3-ranked offense (3.5 goals per game) against a Sharks defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Blues powerplay has clicked at a 34.5% rate while the Sharks have a 86.4% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, San Jose was a 4-1 loser on the road against the Blackhawks. Bettors on Chicago at -135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
The Blues were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Canucks. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9
St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Vancouver are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
A few Sharks at Blues trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Jose's last 7 games when playing on the road against St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of San Jose's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Jose's last 8 games when playing St. Louis
San Jose is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
St. Louis is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing San Jose
The total has gone OVER in 7 of St. Louis' last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis' last 7 games when playing at home against San Jose
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games at home
San Jose at Chicago, Friday, February 22
St. Louis at Colorado, Wednesday, February 20