San Jose Sharks vs. Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 18, 2022

The San Jose Sharks and Columbus Blue Jackets — both coming off losses — will meet on Tuesday at 10:30 PM ET, at SAP Center at San Jose in San Jose. Sharks (-136) versus Blue Jackets (+112) has a definite favorite, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Sharks vs. Blue Jackets betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Sharks vs. Blue Jackets Spread and Betting Line

Sharks vs Blue Jackets Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Sharks -136 Blue Jackets +112

Sharks vs. Blue Jackets Game Info

  • Game Day: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • Location: San Jose, California
  • Arena: SAP Center at San Jose

Computer Predictions for Sharks vs. Blue Jackets

Computer picks for Sharks vs Blue Jackets
Score Prediction
Sharks 4 Blue Jackets 3

Sharks vs. Blue Jackets Betting Trends

  • Through 19 games as the moneyline favorite this season, San Jose has won 12 of those games.
  • The Sharks have won seven of the nine games they have played with moneyline odds lower than -136.
  • Per the moneyline odds, San Jose has a 57.6% chance of winning this contest.
  • San Jose Sharks Leaders

  • Timo Meier is currently one of San Jose’s leading contributors (73 total points), having amassed 33 goals and 40 assists.
  • Tomas Hertl is contributing with 62 points (28 goals, 34 assists).
  • Logan Couture has 23 goals and 27 assists for San Jose.
  • James Reimer has a record of 18-16-9. He has allowed 118 goals (2.85 goals against average) and racked up 1228 saves.
  • San Jose Sharks Season Stats

  • The Sharks’ 2.6 average goals per game add up to 193 total, which makes them the 30th-ranked scoring team in the league.
  • On defense, the Sharks have conceded 238 goals (3.2 per game) to rank 20th in league play.
  • They’re ranked 24th in the league with a -45 goal differential .
  • The Sharks have netted 37 power-play goals on 203 power-play chances this season, ranking 22nd in the league.
  • The Sharks’ offense has the league’s 23rd-ranked power-play conversion rate (18.2%).
  • The Sharks’ four shorthanded goals this season rank 22nd.
  • The Sharks’ 86.1% penalty-kill success rate is currently third-best in the NHL.
  • The Sharks’ players win 49.8% of their faceoffs to rank 17th in the league.
  • The Sharks shoot 8.8% as a team, ranked 28th-best in the league.
  • The Sharks have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 24.3 hits and 16.7 blocked shots per game.
  • Blue Jackets vs. Sharks Betting Trends

  • The Blue Jackets have been an underdog in 62 games this season, with 23 upset wins (37.1%).
  • Columbus has won 15 of its 50 games when it is the underdog by +112 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline implies a 47.2% chance of victory for the Blue Jackets.
  • Columbus Blue Jackets Leaders

  • Patrik Laine is a top offensive contributor for his squad with 56 points (1.0 per game). He has totaled 26 goals and 30 assists in 56 games (playing 18:49 per game).
  • Jakub Voracek is crucial for Columbus’ offense with 55 total points (0.8 per game), including five goals and 50 assists through 73 contests.
  • Oliver Bjorkstrand has 24 goals and 26 assists, for a season point total of 50.
  • Elvis Merzlikins has a 25-20-6 record this season, with a .905 save percentage (33rd in the league). In 53 games, he has 1566 saves, and has allowed 164 goals (3.3 goals against average).
  • Columbus Blue Jackets Season Stats

  • The Blue Jackets have the NHL’s 13th-ranked scoring offense (241 total goals, 3.2 per game).
  • The Blue Jackets have allowed 280 total goals (3.7 per game) to rank 29th.
  • Their -39 goal differential ranks 22nd in the league.
  • The Blue Jackets have recorded 34 power-play goals this season (on 199 power-play chances). That ranks 27th in the NHL.
  • The Blue Jackets’ power-play conversion rate (17.1%) ranks 25th in the league.
  • The Blue Jackets have scored seven shorthanded goals this season (10th among NHL teams).
  • The Blue Jackets’ 17th-ranked penalty kill rate is 79.5%.
  • The Blue Jackets win 48.4% of their faceoffs. That’s the 21st-ranked rate in the NHL.
  • The Blue Jackets are shooting 10.6% (eighth in the league).
  • The Blue Jackets have not had a shutout win yet this season.
  • Sharks and Blue Jackets Injury Report

    Sharks: Nikolai Knyzhov: Out For Season (Lower-body), Radim Simek: Out (Lower-body), Kevin Labanc: Out (Shoulder)

    Blue Jackets: Nathan Gerbe: Out (Hip), Boone Jenner: Out (Lower Back), Joonas Korpisalo: Out For Season (Hip), Daniil Tarasov: Out For Season (Hip), Yegor Chinakhov: Day To Day (Upper Body), Alexandre Texier: Out (Finger)

    Betting Tips for Sharks vs. Blue Jackets

    We have the Sharks as our best bet on the moneyline in this contest, and our pick against the spread is the . Our computer model has the scoring going under the total of goals when all is said and done.

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