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Montreal Canadiens at San Jose Sharks NHL Odds Report

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Montreal Canadiens at San Jose battle on Monday at SAP Center as the Sharks try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Montreal Canadiens before puck drop in this match found them as 153 moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 2.6-2.4 win for the Sharks on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Montreal Canadiens vs San Jose Sharks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Montreal Canadiens will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 30-27-5 this season, while the Sharks are 33-22-6. Montreal is 30-24-8 on the totals; San Jose is 34-22-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Jose vs Montreal injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the San Jose Sharks rated this week at No. 2 and the Montreal Canadiens sitting at No. 22.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the San Jose Sharks No. 4-ranked offense (2.98 goals per game) against a Montreal Canadiens defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.73 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 22.89% rate while the Canadiens have a 83.33% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Canadiens were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Montreal at -161 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

San Jose won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Canucks on February 28. Bettors who backed the Sharks at -161 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games
  • Montreal is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Montreal's last 6 games on the road
  • Montreal is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Jose
  • San Jose is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of San Jose's last 23 games at home
  • San Jose is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Montreal
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Jose's last 5 games when playing Montreal

Next Betting Matchups

Montreal at Anaheim, Wednesday, March 2nd
San Jose at Vancouver, Thursday, March 3rd