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Flames Odds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs Sharks

Calgary pays a visit to San Jose on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Sharks snipers in hockey action at SAP Center at San Jose.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, San Jose sat as -145 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.8-2.6 win for the Sharks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Calgary Flames vs San Jose Sharks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Calgary Flames have seen them go 45-32-4 so far this season, while the Sharks are at 45-29-7. In totals betting, the San Jose Sharks are 22-36-23, while the Flames are 34-36-11. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Jose vs Calgary injuries news.

This game puts the San Jose Sharks, most recently No. 25 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Calgary Flames, who rate a No. 7 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the San Jose Sharks No. 19-ranked offense (2.69 goals per game) against a Calgary Flames defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.69 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 15.98% rate while the Flames have a 81.82% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Calgary, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Kings on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Flames at +146 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

In their last action, San Jose was a 4-2 loser at home against the Oilers. Bettors on Edmonton at +116 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Calgary is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games
  • Calgary is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • Calgary is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Calgary is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games when playing San Jose
  • San Jose is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
  • San Jose is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
  • San Jose is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • San Jose is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Calgary

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