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Chicago Blackhawks vs. San Jose Sharks

The Chicago Blackhawks and the San Jose Sharks will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at SAP Center.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Canucks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blackhawks at -120 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

San Jose was a 4-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Flames. They lost as -140 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

San Jose:
Team record: 34-15-6 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 11 of last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games at home
is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago

When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Calgary are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Chicago:
Team record: 33-10-13 SU, ATS

is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Jose
The total has gone OVER in 17 of last 24 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 10 games when playing on the road against San Jose
is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing Vancouver are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

Next up:
Chicago at Los Angeles, Monday, February 3
San Jose home to Philadelphia, Monday, February 3