Stars open as moneyline underdog vs Sharks
Dallas Stars vs San Jose Sharks Odds
Hockey bettors look for value at HP Pavilion on Sunday as host San Jose battles the Dallas Stars in hockey odds action.
The Sharks sport records of 20-11-6 heading into this matchup, while the Stars sit at 17-17-3 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 12-19-6 for the Sharks and 18-14-5 for the Stars.
Bettors looking to side with the Sharks in this one found them earlier as -205 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.
This game matches up the No. 10 (Sharks) and the No. 21 (Stars) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Jose's No. 22-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Stars defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.1 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 19% rate while the Stars have a 81.6% rate on the penalty kill.
Dallas won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Ducks on April 5. Bettors who backed the Stars at +170 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
The Sharks were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Flames. That made winners of bettors who got San Jose at -260 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Anaheim are 5-5
After a win are 2-8
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Calgary are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
A few Stars at Sharks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Dallas' last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas' last 6 games when playing San Jose
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Dallas' last 9 games when playing on the road against San Jose
Dallas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
San Jose is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
San Jose is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
San Jose is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Dallas
San Jose is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Dallas
Dallas home to Los Angeles, Tuesday, April 9
San Jose at Columbus, Tuesday, April 9