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San Jose Sharks at Detroit Red Wings Betting Odds Preview with Pick

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting San Jose Sharks dueling the Detroit Red Wings on Friday at Joe Louis Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Detroit Red Wings in this one found them earlier as -134 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

A 2.4-2.2 result in favor of the Red Wings is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

San Jose Sharks vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Red Wings currently sport a record of 8-6-1. The San Jose Sharks are 7-8-0. Betting totals have seen the Red Wings post a 3-10-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Sharks have gone 8-6-1 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs San Jose injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 21-ranked Detroit Red Wings and the No. 23-rated San Jose Sharks in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 26-ranked offense, averaging 2.27 goals per game, against a Sharks defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.67 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 17.65% while the Sharks defense kills off 74.42% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

San Jose lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Islanders on November 10. Bettors who backed the Islanders at +112 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Red Wings were a 1-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Capitals. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at +121 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for OVER bettors.

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

Next Betting Matchups

San Jose at Buffalo, Saturday, November 14th
Detroit at Boston, Saturday, November 14th