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NHL Betting Line Favors the San Jose Sharks over the Colorado Avalanche Saturday

Fans betting on NHL look for value at SAP Center at San Jose on Saturday as the host San Jose Sharks battle the Colorado Avalanche in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, San Jose sat as -280 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.1-2.1 win for the Sharks on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Colorado Avalanche vs San Jose Sharks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The San Jose Sharks bring a 28-16-2 record to the battle against the 13-29-1 Avalanche. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Jose go 10-22-14 so far and the Avalanche go 17-21-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Jose vs Colorado injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 18-rated San Jose Sharks and the No. 30-ranked Colorado Avalanche, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the San Jose Sharks No. 18-ranked offense (2.65 goals per game) against a Colorado Avalanche defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.37 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 15.97% rate while the Avalanche have a 78.66% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Ducks on January 19. Bettors who backed the Ducks at -272 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

The Sharks were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got San Jose at -137 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Colorado is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games
  • Colorado is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • San Jose is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • San Jose is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • San Jose is 4-12 ATS in its last 16 games at home
  • San Jose is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado home to San Jose, Monday, January 23rd