Penguins vs. Sharks Free Pick

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SAN JOSE, CA (The Spread) – The Penguins have struggled against the Sharks in recent meetings. Will that trend continue tonight when the two teams meet at 10:30PM ET?

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Sharks are -132 money line favorites over the Penguins, who are +122 on the ML. Pittsburgh is 41-16-4 overall and 18-12-2 on the road, while San Jose is 39-17-7 on the year and 22-4-4 at home. The total for tonight’s game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Sharks opened as -130 money line favorites but their odds have jumped to -132, while the Penguins’ odds have gone from +120 up to +122. The total for this game opened at 5.5 and that’s where it currently sits at most online and Vegas sports books.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 55% of bettors favor the Sharks. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.

NHL FREE PICK: Take San Jose. According to latest NHL trends, the Penguins are just 3-14-1 in their last 18 games versus the Sharks and 0-9-1 in their last 10 trips to San Jose. The Sharks, meanwhile, are 17-4 in their last 21 home games versus a team with a winning road record, 39-12 in their last 51 home games and 4-1 in their last five games after scoring two goals or less in their previous contest. The home team is also 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams.

THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: SAN JOSE SHARKS -132

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