San Jose Sharks vs. Colorado Avalanche Game 3’s NHL Betting Odds
Posted by: Mike Davis
The online NHL betting postseason continues this evening with a thrilling San Jose Sharks vs. Colorado Avalanche contest. The Sharks had a tough go in their opening series and needed all 7 games to eliminate the Golden Knights. So with this series heading into Game 3, it should come as no surprise to see things all tied up at 1-1. The Avalanche on the other hand, only suffered one loss in their opening series and are vying to get another postseason win at home this evening. So what do the NHL sports betting odds have to say about this contest?
San Jose Sharks vs. Colorado Avalanche – Tuesday, April 30th
When: 10:00 pm ET
Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
Stream: NBC Sports, NHL TV
Online NHL Betting Odds:
San Jose Sharks
The Sharks are feeling pretty confident about their chances tonight seeing as how they’re 7-3 in their last 10 games against the Avalanche. Additionally, San Jose delivered a decisive victory in Game 1 5-2. Although they fell in Game 2 4-3, those results were not nearly as lopsided. With this in mind, it’s clear that San Jose is the tougher team here. However, can we count on San Jose to get the win on the road here? After all, San Jose went 1-2 on the road against Vegas in their opening series. Additionally, most of San Jose’s losses this past season came on the road. Naturally tonight’s odds are pegging San Jose as the underdog here and bettors should avoid backing the Sharks as well.
Players to Watch: Brent Burns (4 G, 7 A, 11 PTS), Erik Karlsson (0 G, 10 A, 10 PTS), and Tomas Hertl (6 G, 4 A, 10 PTS).
The Avalanche have won the last 8 at the Pepsi Center and are confident they can get the 9th tonight. But if Colorado is to make a home stand tonight, they’ll have to find a way to stop Brent Burns. In Game 1 Burns led the Sharks to a win with his 4-point performance. Game 2 saw Colorado limit Burns to a lone assist and subsequently saw Colorado come out on top. So if the Avalanche are to take the lead at home this evening, it will have to be by stopping Burns.
Players to Watch: Nathan MacKinnon (4 G, 7 A, 11 PTS), Mikko Rantanen (5 G, 6 A, 11 PTS), and Tyson Barrie (1 G, 7 A, 8 PTS).
San Jose Sharks vs. Colorado Avalanche Betting Predictions
San Jose Sharks vs. Colorado Avalanche Betting Picks
So which side should legal betting fans take in this San Jose Sharks vs. Colorado Avalanche matchup? All things considered, taking the Avalanche at home seems like the best way to go. This is because San Jose has struggled on the road and Colorado has already beaten them once here. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!
Score Prediction: 4-3 Colorado.