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San Jose Sharks vs. Arizona Coyotes NHL Hockey Betting Picks

Posted by: Mike Davis
San Jose Sharks vs. Arizona Coyotes Betting Picks

The 2019 NHL hockey betting season continues this Wednesday night with an enticing San Jose Sharks vs. Arizona Coyotes matchup. The Sharks are flying, or swimming, high following their 7 game win streak and will be vying to pick off the Yotes on the road tonight. The Coyotes on the other hand, have been unable to shake their season long rut.  So is Arizona easy pickings for San Jose this evening? Let’s check on the NHL sportsbook betting odds to get a better idea.

San Jose Sharks vs. Arizona Coyotes – Wednesday, January 16th   

When: 9:00 pm ET

Where: Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona

TV: NBC

Stream: NBC Extra, NHL TV

NHL Hockey Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Sharks -1½ (+172) 6 (-110)   -145
Coyotes +1½ (-205) 6 (-110) +125
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San Jose Sharks        

The Sharks enter tonight’s matchup sporting a 28-13-7 record that nets them 63 points on the season. That 63 point tally just happens to rank San Jose 2nd overall in the Pacific Division. Right now the Pacific is led by the Calgary Flames who have racked up 64 this year. With that in mind, it’s clear that San Jose can take the lead by keeping their current win streak burning. Considering that San Jose is 6-1-3 in their last 10 versus the Coyotes, it’s clear that San Jose shouldn’t have too hard of a time taking care of Arizona on the road this Wednesday night. Looking over the numbers, it’s obvious that Arizona will not be able to maintain San Jose’s pace. Right now the Sharks rank 3rd in scoring and 13th in goals allowed. For comparison, Arizona ranks 29th in scoring but 10th in goals allowed.

Players to Watch: Brent Burns (9 G, 43 A, 52 PTS.), Logan Couture (16 G, 26 A, 26 PTS.), and Erick Karlsson (3 G, 39 A, 42 PTS.).

Arizona Coyotes 

The Coyotes charge into this Wednesday night contest sporting a meager 20-22-3 record. This lackluster record grants Arizona 43 points on the season, which ranks them second to last in the Pacific. Although they don’t have much of a shot at the lead in the division, they can at the very least spoil San Jose’s evening. Granted Arizona doesn’t bring much momentum into this matchup as they are 3-3 in their last 6 games.

Players to Watch: Clayton Keller (9 G, 22 A, 31 PTS.), Alex Galchenyuk (7 G, 17 A, 24 PTS.), and Oliver Ekman-Larrson (5 G, 18 A, 23 PTS.).

San Jose Sharks vs. Arizona Coyotes Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 6 of San Jose’s last 8 games when playing on the road against Arizona
  • San Jose is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
  • San Jose is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Arizona
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 11 of Arizona’s last 16 games when playing San Jose
  • Arizona is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing San Jose
  • Arizona is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games at home
San Jose Sharks vs. Arizona Coyotes Betting Picks

So which side should mobile betting fans take in this San Jose Sharks vs. Arizona Coyotes matchup? All things considered, San Jose is the only way to bet here. Take them straight up or against the spread. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 132-125 Toronto.