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Chicago Blackhawks favored by -130 against San Jose on Friday NHL Odds Menu

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting San Jose Sharks dueling the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday at United Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Chicago Blackhawks in this one found them earlier as -130 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.2-2.5 win for the Sharks on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

San Jose Sharks vs Chicago Blackhawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

26-27-8 Chicago battles the Sharks, currently with a 33-20-8 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 26-32-3 for the Blackhawks and 23-37-1 for the Sharks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs San Jose injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 24 (Chicago Blackhawks) and the No. 9 (San Jose Sharks) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Chicago's No. 20-ranked offense, averaging 2.84 goals per game, against a Sharks defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.79 goals allowed. The Blackhawks power play is averaging 15.91% while the Sharks defense kills off 83.89% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Sharks were a 7-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Predators. That made winners of bettors who got Nashville at -157 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

Chicago won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Senators on February 21. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -163 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • San Jose is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • San Jose is 5-2 SU in its last 7 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
  • Chicago is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Chicago is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
  • Chicago is 2-10 ATS in its last 12 games at home
  • Chicago is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Jose at Minnesota, Sunday, February 25th
Chicago at Columbus, Saturday, February 24th