San Jose Sharks vs Calgary Flames Match Preview & Betting Odds

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The Sharks have two games prior to facing the Flames, with road trips to the Dallas Stars and St. Louis Blues on Thursday and Friday respectively.

Prior to those games they beat Minnesota Wild 4-3 on home-ice on Tuesday evening, with Barclay Goodrow scoring the decisive goal in the 3rd period.

The Sharks are currently averaging 3.30 Goals per Game to leave them 10th overall in the standings, while defensively they are allowing 2.90 Goals per Game to leave them 13th. Individually, Timo Meier has 11 goals to his name, Brent Burns has 15 assists and goaltender Aaron Dell has a Goals Against Average of 2.71.

The Flames suffered a 3-2 loss on the road at the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday evening and will face the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night prior to their trip to the Sharks.

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Prior to those games the Flames had won four straight, with the latest win being a 5-3 win on home-ice against the Chicago Blackhawks last Saturday evening. They rallied from a 3-1 deficit late in the 2nd period to beat the Blackhawks.

The Flames are averaging 3.50 Goals per Game to leave them 6th in the overall NHL standings, while defensively they are allowing 3.30 Goals per Game (which puts them 20th overall). On an individual basis, Elias Lindholm has nine goals, Johnny Gaudreau has 19 Points (including 13 assists) and goaltender David Rittich has a Goals Against Average of 2.24.

The Sharks are seen as potential Stanley Cup winners by many pundits, so with home-ice advantage are our predictions to claim the points in this game on the Money Line odds.

Pick: Money Line – San Jose Sharks