The OVER has gone 5-0-1 in the last six games between the San Jose Sharks and the St. Louis Blues as those two Western Conference clubs renew hostilities in NHL betting action on Saturday.
The Blues and Sharks have already faced each other once this season, with San Jose pulling out a 3-2 home win as -130 favorites on the NHL betting lines on December 20. That was the Sharks’ fourth straight win against the Blues dating back to last season.
St. Louis Blues vs San Jose Sharks Opening Odds and Betting Line
The visiting St. Louis Blues opened as 123 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds – VSB
, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bodog.
Computer Prediction: St. Louis Blues vs San Jose Sharks Pick
Odds – VSB
score prediction models pick a 3.1-2.8 result in favor of the Sharks today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
St. Louis Blues vs San Jose Sharks Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The St. Louis Blues will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 22-13-3 this season, while the Sharks are 20-13-5. St. Louis is 16-10-12 on the totals; San Jose is 13-22-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Jose vs St. Louis injuries news.
The Blues – Sharks odds would favor the Sharks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. San Jose is rated No. 7 in the current Odds – VSB
poll, while St. Louis is at No. 11.
How St. Louis Blues vs San Jose Sharks Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the San Jose Sharks No. 18-ranked offense (2.74 goals per game) against a St. Louis Blues defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.55 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 23.08% rate while the Blues have a 78.46% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Blues were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Ducks. That made winners of bettors who got Anaheim at -140 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.
San Jose won its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Ducks on December 31. Bettors who backed the Sharks at +137 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
St. Louis Blues vs San Jose Sharks Betting Odds Trends
St. Louis is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
St. Louis is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
St. Louis is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Jose
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis’s last 6 games when playing San Jose
San Jose is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Jose’s last 5 games
San Jose is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
San Jose is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing St. Louis
Next Betting Matchups
St. Louis at Arizona, Tuesday, January 6th
San Jose at Winnipeg, Monday, January 5th