Blackhawks vs. Sharks Pick

NHL Predictions: Are Blackhawks going to knock off Sharks? 3/1/18

Are the Chicago Blackhawks going to record a big road win tonight when they face the San Jose Sharks at 10PM ET?

CURRENT ODDS

According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Sharks are listed as a -160 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Blackhawks are a +140 underdog, while the total is set at 5.5 goals.

Bet Tonight's NHL Action

LINE MOVEMENT

San Jose opened as a -165 favorite before the line dropped slightly. The over-under has held steady at 5.5 goals. The line can be found anywere from -155 to -165 at various books, while the total is also at 6 depending where you look.

PUBLIC BETTING

As of Thursday afternoon, 70 percent of public bets have come in on the Sharks. Online wager info also shows that 53 percent of bets are siding with the over.

INJURY TO WATCH

Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford is still out indefinitely with a brain injury. San Jose has two players who are questionable to play -defenseman Justin Braun (illness) and left winger Marcus Sorensen (wrist).

BETTING STRATEGY

The two meetings have been split this season, with each team winning 3-1 on its home ice. The Blackhawks have won six of the past 10 meetings, while the under is 4-0-1 in the last five meetings. Chicago is finally starting to get back on track with wins in three of its last five games. Meanwhile, San Jose had been struggling with three straight road losses before returning home to down Edmonton 5-2 in its last contest. San Jose is 18-9-2-1 at home this season, while the Backhawks are 12-14-4-1 on the road. I simply like how Chicago is playing right now as it still has fight left in its season. San Jose might not be quite as good as its home record. Take the underdog with some nice plus money.

 

NHL DAILY PREDICTION: CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS +140

Recent NHL Discussions

How many more are like this on Wed, Mar 2021 by Surfer
Saturday Sharp Action NHL on Sat, Jan 2021 by Jimmythegreek
NHL STARS on Wed, Sep 2020 by iceman17
Chicago Blackhawks on Sat, Aug 2020 by Surfer
Loading...

NHL Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Habs vs. Lightning Game 5 Prediction After failing to do so on Monday night, the Lightning will attempt to finish off the Canadiens in the Stanley Cup Final, this time on their home ice when the...
Thumbnail Lightning vs. Habs Game 4 Prediction The Lightning will go for a sweep of the Canadiens on Monday night in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final at 8:00 p.m. ET. Will Montreal salvage at least one win the...
Thumbnail Lightning vs. Canadiens Game 3 Prediction Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals will take place from Montreal on Friday night where the Canadiens will host the Lightning at 8:00 p.m. ET. Down 2-0 in the...
Thumbnail Canadiens vs. Lightning Game 2 Prediction The Lightning whipped the Canadines in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night, while the over also cashed in the series opener. With Game 2 on deck for...
Thumbnail Canadiens vs. Lightning Game 1 Pick Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final will be held Monday night at Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL, where the Lightning will host the Canadiens at 8:00 p.m. ET. With the...

NHL Headlines