PreviewMatchupProps
Edmonton Oilers
12-5-2
+110
51%
-136
o89%
San Jose Sharks
7-10-1
Tue, Nov 12 - 10:30p ET   |   NSCA   |   SAP Center at San Jose
By Landon Smith

Edmonton Oilers vs San Jose Sharks Hockey Betting Lines / NHL Predictions

Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl hope to continue their scoring onslaught against one of the league’s most generous defenses when the Edmonton Oilers visit the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday in a Pacific Division battle.

 

Betting Odds & Stats
Edmonton OilersLinesSan Jose Sharks
+120Opening Odds-140
+120 (-210)Spread-140 (175)
Over 6 (-110)TotalUnder 6 (-110)
Edmonton OilersConcensusSan Jose Sharks
65%Spread35%
Over 74%TotalUnder 26%
Edmonton OilersScore and statSan Jose Sharks
3.6Predicted Score2.1
12-5-2Stats/Additional7-10-1

 

Reason for Edmonton Oilers vs San Jose Sharks NHL Picks

Edmonton Oilers +120

On Sunday against Anaheim, Connor McDavid netted his fifth career hat trick to help the Oilers to beat the Ducks 6-2. In his last four games, McDavid has five goals and two assists, bringing his season totals to 11 and 19, respectively. While McDavid has been a prolific scorer this season, Leon Draisaitl has been contributing to goals at an even higher rate.

Draisaitl boasts eight goals and 10 assists during his point streak and McDavid has scored five times during his four-game point run to reach 400 points for his career (402) and 30 on the season. Forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored twice Sunday to push his season total to three and set up two goals in the 4-0 triumph against New Jersey on Friday, giving him 13 points.

Edmonton won their second straight game on Saturday night, defeating the Anaheim Ducks 6-2 behind another big night from Connor McDavid. The Oilers’ star center netted a hat trick to become the eighth player in NHL history to record 400 points before their 23rd birthday. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored twice while Leon Draisaitl added four assists for the Oilers, who kept pace atop the Pacific Division standings with the win.

 

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San Jose Sharks -140

San Jose is toward the bottom of the Pacific Divsion but has rebounded nicely from a five-game losing streak with three wins in a row. During their current winning stretch, the Sharks have scored 12 goals while allowing eight. On the season, San Jose is third-worst in the NHL in allowing goals, with 64 conceded.

Forward Tomas Hertl has goals in three consecutive games and four of five, and leads the team with 18 points, including six in the past three contests with nine shots. Defenseman Brent Burns had 13 points in 13 games during October and owns three assists in five November contests to sit second on the team with 16 points while left wing Evander Kane owns a team-high 10 goals. Forward Timo Meier is warming up with two goals and three assists to go along with a plus-5 during the team’s three-game winning streak after managing four points in the first 15 contests.

San Jose has started to get some improvement on their offense with a total of 2.61 goals a game being scored. The power play has started to convert at a clip of 21.3% on the year and have killed off 91.2% of the opponents power plays. The Sharks have allowed only 3.56 goals a game on the year.

 

The Pick: San Jose Sharks -140, Under 6