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San Jose Sharks home to Bruins in hockey betting action

Boston Bruins

San Jose Sharks
28-14-2 January 11, 2014, 10:30 PM | SAP Center 28-11-6

Boston pays a visit to San Jose on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Sharks snipers in hockey action at SAP Center.

This season the Sharks are 28-11-6 overall while the Bruins are 28-14-2. As for the totals, San Jose is 22-19-4 on the OU, and Boston is 14-15-15.

View Boston Bruins vs San Jose Sharks Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Boston before puck drop in this match found them as 134-moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, ccording to BetOnline.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 5-rated Bruins taking on the No. 9-rated Sharks in this contest.

The Bruins were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Kings. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, San Jose was a 4-1 winner at home against the Red Wings. Bettors on San Jose at -180 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Jose's No. 4-ranked offense, averaging 3.29 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.23 goals allowed. The Sharks power play is averaging 19.21% while the Bruins defense kills off 83.45% of their penalties.

Next up:
Boston home to Toronto, Tuesday, January 14th
San Jose at Washington, Tuesday, January 14th