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San Jose Sharks Host Pittsburgh Penguins in NHL Betting Action

Pittsburgh Penguins


San Jose Sharks
Monday, March 09, 2015 10:00 PM ET
SAP Center

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

Pittsburgh Penguins vs San Jose Sharks Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Pittsburgh Penguins opened as -113 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including BetOnline. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Penguins vs San Jose Sharks Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.1-2.8 win for the Penguins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs San Jose Sharks Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The San Jose Sharks currently sport a record of 32-26-8. The Pittsburgh Penguins are 38-18-9. Betting totals have seen the Sharks post a 30-30-6 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Penguins have gone 26-36-3 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Jose vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The San Jose Sharks sit at No. 3 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Pittsburgh Penguins sit at a No. 14 on the same chart.

How Pittsburgh Penguins vs San Jose Sharks Stats Matchup

The game also pits San Jose's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 2.83 goals per game, against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.46 goals allowed. The Sharks power play is averaging 21.89% while the Penguins defense kills off 85.53% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Kings on March 7. Bettors who backed the Penguins at +124 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for San Jose, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Canucks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Canucks at +135 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs San Jose Sharks Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 3-15-1 SU in its last 19 games when playing San Jose
San Jose is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of San Jose's last 21 games
San Jose is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games at home
San Jose is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to Edmonton, Thursday, March 12th
San Jose home to Nashville, Thursday, March 12th