Chicago Blackhawks vs. San Jose Sharks NHL Betting Tips and Predictions
Blackhawks vs. Sharks Betting Picks & Predictions
Both the Chicago Blackhawks and San Jose Sharks are coming off a loss, heading into their matchup at United Center on Thursday at 8:30 PM ET. Blackhawks (-124) versus Sharks (+102) has a clear favorite, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Blackhawks vs. Sharks betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Blackhawks vs. Sharks Betting Line
Blackhawks vs Sharks Betting Information
Blackhawks vs. Sharks Game Info
- Game Day: Thursday, April 14, 2022
- Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
- Location: Chicago, Illinois
- Arena: United Center
Computer Predictions for Blackhawks vs. Sharks
Computer picks for Blackhawks vs Sharks
Blackhawks 4 Sharks 3
Blackhawks vs. Sharks Betting Trends
Chicago has been victorious in eight of the 18 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
The Blackhawks have a record of 5-9 this season while playing with their moneyline odds shorter than -124.
The moneyline odds say Chicago has a 55.4% chance of winning this game.
Chicago Blackhawks Leaders
Patrick Kane is currently one of Chicago’s top contributors (82 total points), having registered 23 goals and 59 assists.
Alex DeBrincat is contributing with 67 points (39 goals, 28 assists).
Seth Jones’ 47 points this season have come via five goals and 42 assists.
Kevin Lankinen (4-12-6) has a goals against average of 3.7 on the season, and 656 saves. His .886 save percentage ranks 52nd in the league.
Chicago Blackhawks Season Stats
The Blackhawks are ranked 28th in the league with 190 goals this season, an average of 2.6 per contest.
On defense, the Blackhawks have conceded 258 goals (3.5 per game) to rank 25th in NHL action.
They’re ranked 28th in the league with a -68 goal differential .
The Blackhawks have recorded 45 power-play goals on 218 power-play chances this season, ranking 16th in the league.
The Blackhawks are ranked 18th in the NHL with a 20.6% power-play conversion rate this season.
The Blackhawks’ two shorthanded goals this season rank 29th.
The Blackhawks rank 25th in the NHL in penalty-kill success rate at 75.2%.
The Blackhawks win 48.8% of their faceoffs (19th in the NHL).
The Blackhawks have a 9.1% shooting percentage as a squad, ranking 24th in the NHL.
The Blackhawks average 25 hits and 16.1 blocked shots per game.
Sharks vs. Blackhawks Betting Trends
This season the Sharks have 17 wins in the 54 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
San Jose has 48 games this season playing as an underdog by +102 or longer, and is 14-34 in those contests.
The moneyline in this contest implies a 49.5% chance for the Sharks to win.
San Jose Sharks Leaders
Timo Meier is among the top options on offense for San Jose, with 70 points this season. He has recorded 31 goals and 39 assists in 67 games.
San Jose’s Tomas Hertl has racked up 59 total points (0.8 per game), with 28 goals and 31 assists.
Logan Couture has 23 goals and 26 assists, for a season point total of 49.
San Jose’s James Reimer is 18-16-7 this season, compiling 1177 saves and allowing 109 goals (2.8 goals against average) with a .915 save percentage (14th in the league).
San Jose Sharks Season Stats
The Sharks have scored 184 goals this season (2.6 per game) to rank 31st in the league.
The Sharks have given up 227 total goals (3.2 per game) to rank 19th.
They have a -43 goal differential, which ranks 24th in the league.
The Sharks have recorded 37 power-play goals this season (22nd in the NHL) on 197 power-play chances.
The Sharks have an 18.8% power-play conversion rate, the NHL’s No. 23 percentage.
The Sharks have scored three shorthanded goals this season (27th in the league).
The Sharks’ second-best penalty kill rate is 86%.
The Sharks have the NHL’s 16th-ranked faceoff win rate (50.2%).
The 8.7% shooting percentage the Sharks have amassed ranks 29th in the league.
The Sharks have not had a shutout victory yet this season.
Blackhawks and Sharks Injury Report
Blackhawks: Jujhar Khaira: Out (Back), Connor Murphy: Out (Concussion Protocol)
Sharks: Nikolai Knyzhov: Out For Season (Lower-body), Kevin Labanc: Out (Shoulder)
Betting Tips for Blackhawks vs. Sharks
We have the Blackhawks projected as our best bet on the moneyline in this game, and our pick against the spread is the . Our computer model has the scoring going under the total of goals when it’s sorted out on the ice.
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