Stars open as moneyline underdog vs Sharks
Dallas Stars vs San Jose Sharks Odds
NHL wagering interest swings to the San Jose vs Dallas battle on Tuesday at HP Pavilion as the Sharks try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
San Jose battles the Stars, currently with a 22-19-4 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 15-22-8 for the Sharks and 24-16-5 for the Stars.
The Stars were listed as +-178 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at . The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.
The Sharks sit at No. 6 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Stars sit at a No. 21 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Jose's No. 18-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Stars defense that ranks No. 23 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 20% rate while the Stars have a 81.7% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Dallas was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Kings. Bettors on Los Angeles at -200 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
San Jose was a 4-3 loser in its last match at home against the Blue Jackets. They lost as -172 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.
Dallas Stars Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After playing Los Angeles are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Columbus are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Stars at Sharks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas' last 5 games when playing on the road against San Jose
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Dallas' last 8 games
Dallas is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
San Jose is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
San Jose is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Dallas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Jose's last 5 games when playing at home against Dallas
San Jose is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
Dallas home to Columbus, Thursday, April 25
San Jose at Phoenix, Wednesday, April 24