Sharks vs. Blackhawks Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/23/2022

by | Apr 22, 2022

Both the San Jose Sharks and Chicago Blackhawks are coming off a loss, heading into their matchup at SAP Center at San Jose on Saturday at 8:00 PM ET. The bookmakers have made the Sharks solid favorites at -148 on the moneyline, and the Blackhawks are at +123. Find more below on the Sharks vs. Blackhawks betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Sharks vs. Blackhawks Spread and Betting Line

Sharks vs Blackhawks Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Sharks -148 Blackhawks +123

Sharks vs. Blackhawks Game Info

  • Game Day: Saturday, April 23, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • Location: San Jose, California
  • Arena: SAP Center at San Jose

Computer Predictions for Sharks vs. Blackhawks

Computer picks for Sharks vs Blackhawks
Score Prediction
Sharks 4 Blackhawks 2

Sharks vs. Blackhawks Betting Trends

  • San Jose has won 13 of the 20 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
  • The Sharks have won five of the six games they have played with moneyline odds lower than -148.
  • The moneyline odds imply that San Jose has a 59.7% chance of winning this game.
  • San Jose Sharks Leaders

  • One of San Jose’s most productive offensives player this season is Timo Meier, who has 73 points (33 goals, 40 assists) and plays an average of 19:04 per game.
  • Tomas Hertl is contributing with 62 points (28 goals, 34 assists).
  • Logan Couture has scored 23 goals and added 28 assists through 72 games for San Jose.
  • James Reimer (18-17-9) has a goals against average of 2.8 on the season, and 1253 saves. His .913 save percentage ranks 14th in the league.
  • San Jose Sharks Season Stats

  • The Sharks’ 2.6 average goals per game add up to 197 total, which makes them the 30th-ranked scoring team in the league.
  • The Sharks are ranked 19th in NHL play in goals against this season, having allowed 243 total goals (3.2 per game).
  • The team is ranked 24th in goal differential at -46.
  • The Sharks’ 38 power-play goals this season (ranked 23rd in the NHL) have come on 206 power-play chances.
  • The Sharks’ offense has the league’s 23rd-ranked power-play conversion rate (18.4%).
  • The Sharks’ four shorthanded goals this season rank 23rd.
  • The Sharks’ 85.7% penalty-kill success rate is currently third-best in the league.
  • The Sharks’ players win 49.9% of their faceoffs to rank 16th in the NHL.
  • The Sharks connect on 8.8% of their shots, ranking 28th in the league.
  • The Sharks have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 24.3 hits and 16.6 blocked shots per game.
  • Blackhawks vs. Sharks Betting Trends

  • The Blackhawks have been the underdog 59 times this season, and upset their opponent in 17, or 28.8%, of those games.
  • Chicago has won eight of its 42 games when it is the underdog by +123 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Blackhawks, implied from the moneyline, is 44.8%.
  • Chicago Blackhawks Leaders

  • Patrick Kane is an important part of the offense for Chicago, with 90 points this season. He has recorded 26 goals and 64 assists in 74 games.
  • Chicago’s Alex DeBrincat has racked up 76 total points (1.0 per game), with 40 goals and 36 assists.
  • Chicago’s Seth Jones has 50 points, courtesy of five goals (ninth on team) and 45 assists (second).
  • Kevin Lankinen’s record stands at 6-14-6 on the season, giving up 98 goals (3.6 goals against average) and compiling 782 saves with an .889 save percentage (50th in the league).
  • Chicago Blackhawks Season Stats

  • The Blackhawks have scored 204 goals this season (2.6 per game) to rank 27th in the NHL.
  • The Blackhawks have given up 3.6 goals per game, 278 total, which ranks 26th among NHL teams.
  • Their -74 goal differential ranks 28th in the league.
  • The Blackhawks have scored 47 power-play goals this season, which ranks 15th in the NHL (on 235 power-play chances).
  • The Blackhawks have the league’s 18th-ranked power-play conversion rate of 20%.
  • The Blackhawks have scored two shorthanded goals this season (29th in the NHL).
  • The 75.5% of opponent power plays the Blackhawks kill is the 26th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Blackhawks have the 18th-ranked faceoff win rate in the NHL (49.4%).
  • The Blackhawks’ collective 9.1% shooting percentage ranks 25th in the league.
  • The Blackhawks have not had a shutout win yet this season.
  • Sharks and Blackhawks Injury Report

    Sharks: Nikolai Knyzhov: Out For Season (Lower-body), Radim Simek: Day To Day (Lower-body), Alexander Barabanov: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Kevin Labanc: Out For Season (Shoulder), Erik Karlsson: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Jonah Gadjovich: Out (Undisclosed)

    Blackhawks: MacKenzie Entwistle: Day To Day (Shoulder), Jujhar Khaira: Out (Back), Connor Murphy: Out (Concussion Protocol)

    Betting Tips for Sharks vs. Blackhawks

    We have the Sharks as the 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 once the game has been played.

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