The Chicago Blackhawks will continue a west coast road swing on Saturday as they look for their eighth win in their last 11 games against the San Jose Sharks with the Western Conference teams meeting in NHL betting action.
Chicago is 7-3 in its past 10 games against San Jose dating back to 2011, with the Blackhawks beating the Sharks 5-2 as -165 home favorites in an OVER result in their first meeting of the season back on November 14. That was just their second OVER in their last six matchups.
Chicago Blackhawks vs San Jose Sharks Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as Bodog had the San Jose Sharks as -105 moneyline in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
Computer Prediction: Chicago Blackhawks vs San Jose Sharks Pick
Odds – VSB
computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.3-2.9 win for the Blackhawks on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Chicago Blackhawks vs San Jose Sharks Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
San Jose will face the 31-16-2 Blackhawks. In totals betting, the Sharks are 20-25-4 in over under betting so far this season while the Chicago Blackhawks are 18-24-7. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Jose vs Chicago injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 13 (San Jose Sharks) and the No. 12 (Chicago Blackhawks) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
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How Chicago Blackhawks vs San Jose Sharks Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the San Jose Sharks No. 15-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Chicago Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.31 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 21.52% rate while the Blackhawks have a 87.31% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Chicago was a 4-1 winner on the road against the Ducks. Bettors on Chicago at -115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
The Sharks were a 6-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Ducks. That made winners of bettors who got San Jose at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
Chicago Blackhawks vs San Jose Sharks Betting Odds Trends
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago’s last 6 games
Chicago is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Chicago is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing San Jose
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago’s last 6 games when playing San Jose
San Jose is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Jose’s last 5 games
San Jose is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Jose’s last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Chicago at Minnesota, Tuesday, February 3rd
San Jose home to Edmonton, Monday, February 2nd