Bet Jamaica NHL Preview — Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks

by Dirty on May 29, 2013

The Edmonton Oilers and the San Jose Sharks will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at HP Pavilion.

Oddsmakers currently have the Sharks listed as 330-moneyline favorites versus the Oilers, while the game’s total is sitting at 5½.

Sheldon Souray’s power play goal in the third period proved to be the winner, as the Oilers defeated the Coyotes 3-1 on Monday night.

Edmonton cashed as a -110 home pick ‘em, as the teams played under the 5.5-goal total listed by oddsmakers.

The Sharks lost to New Jersey 6-5 as a -125 favorite on Sunday. The 11 goals scored went OVER the posted over/under total (5.5).

Rob Blake and Patrick Marleau each had a goal and an assist for San Jose, while Evgeni Nabokov made 23 saves in the loss.

Current streak:
Edmonton has won 3 straight games.
San Jose has lost 3 straight games.

Team records:
Edmonton: 29-23-4
San Jose: 37-8-9

Edmonton most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 8-2
After playing Phoenix are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

San Jose most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 3-3-2
After playing New Jersey are 5-5-3
After a loss are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Edmonton’s last 7 games when playing San Jose
Edmonton is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against San Jose
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton’s last 5 games when playing on the road against San Jose
Edmonton is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing San Jose
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Jose’s last 7 games when playing Edmonton
San Jose is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Jose’s last 5 games when playing at home against Edmonton
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Jose’s last 7 games

Next up:
Edmonton at Dallas, Thursday, February 19
San Jose home to Los Angeles, Thursday, February 19

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