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NHL Betting Line Favors the Boston Bruins over the San Jose Sharks Thursday

San Jose pays a visit to Boston on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Bruins snipers in hockey action at TD Garden.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Boston Bruins were listed earlier today as -115 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.5.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.1-1.4 win for the Sharks on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

San Jose Sharks vs Boston Bruins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Bruins are 3-3-1 so far on the season. The San Jose Sharks, meanwhile, are 4-4-0. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Boston go 5-2 and the Sharks go 3-4-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs San Jose injuries news.

This game puts the Boston Bruins, most recently No. 4 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the San Jose Sharks, who rate a No. 23 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Boston Bruins No. 6-ranked offense (3.43 goals per game) against a San Jose Sharks defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.75 goals per game allowed. The Bruins powerplay has clicked at a 30% rate while the Sharks have a 88.89% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

San Jose was a 4-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Rangers. They won as +110 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Boston was a 5-4 loser in its last match at home against the Sabres. They lost as favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • San Jose is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • San Jose is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Jose's last 6 games
  • San Jose is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Boston is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
  • Boston is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Jose at Buffalo, Saturday, October 28th
Boston home to Los Angeles, Saturday, October 28th