Oilers big dogs at home vs. Sharks
EDMONTON, Alberta (TheSpread) – The Edmonton Oilers aren’t getting much respect heading into Sunday’s 9PM ET game with the San Jose Sharks at home.
Edmonton is just 6-15-5 on the season and 4-9-1 at home while San Jose is 14-10-4 overall and 9-6-2 on the road. San Jose has won eight of its last nine meetings with the Oilers, though the two have not met this season. The Sharks have been favored in all nine of those meetings and the two have hit the over in three of their last four encounters.
Oddsmakers are behind the Sharks on the road, as oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have given San Jose odds of -155 to win at Edmonton, while the Oilers have been given a money line of +135 for the game. The over/under total has been set at 5.5 goals.
The Sharks come in as winners in four straight. They were the favorite in three of the four games, but only one was on the road. They have won their last three games when holding a money line of -155 or lower. Edmonton has lost 10 straight coming into this one, with three of the last four being decided in overtime and six of the 10 being decided by one goal.