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Blue Jackets Odds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs Sharks

The San Jose Sharks battle the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday in NHL betting odds action at SAP Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

NHL Hockey odds makers at Bovada had the San Jose Sharks as -192 moneyline favorites in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5.5 at BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.4-2 win for the Blue Jackets on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs San Jose Sharks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The San Jose Sharks bring a 4-3-0 record to the battle against the 2-2-1 Blue Jackets. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Jose go 1-6 so far and the Blue Jackets go 1-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Jose vs Columbus injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the San Jose Sharks rated this week at No. 3 and the Columbus Blue Jackets sitting at No. 18.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits San Jose's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 2.29 goals per game, against a Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.8 goals allowed. The Sharks power play is averaging 16% while the Blue Jackets defense kills off 94.12% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Columbus was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Kings. Bettors on Los Angeles at -160 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

The Sharks were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Ducks. That made winners of bettors who got San Jose at -156 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Columbus is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Columbus's last 5 games
  • Columbus is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Columbus is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • San Jose is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Jose's last 8 games
  • San Jose is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • San Jose is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus at Anaheim, Friday, October 28th
San Jose home to Nashville, Saturday, October 29th