Sharks vs. Avalanche Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Sharks as –140 money line favorites over the Avalanche (+129), while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. San Jose enters the day with a 15-10-2 overall record and is 7-4-1 on the road, while Colorado is 13-16-1 overall and 7-9-0 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Avalanche opened as +136 money line underdogs but their odds have dropped at all sports books. They same has happened to the Sharks’ opening line, which was –150 before dropping to –140. The over/under total has stayed the same since opening at 5.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 500-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 78% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Sharks. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NHL FREE PICK: Take San Jose. According to latest NHL trends, the Sharks are 7-1 in their last eight games against the Avalanche and 4-1 in their last five trips to Colorado. San Jose is also 9-3 in its last 12 Tuesday games and 8-3 in its last 11 games as a road favorite. Colorado, meanwhile, is 0-4 in its last four Tuesday games and 12-42 in its last 54 games versus the Western Conference.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: SAN JOSE SHARKS –140