San Jose Sharks vs Colorado Avalanche 3-7-23 NHL Odds, Best Bets and Prediction

San Jose Sharks vs Colorado Avalanche 3/7/23 – On Wednesday night, the San Jose Sharks will travel to Canada Ball Arena to take on the Colorado Avalanche. San Jose currently has a record of 18-33-12 while Colorado boasts a season record of 34-21-6. This will be their first meeting this season. The Colorado Avalanche will be winning this game as predicted by the NHL betting forum.

San Jose Sharks vs Colorado Avalanche

Date & Time: Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET

Location: Ball Arena

San Jose Sharks vs Colorado Avalanche Betting Odds


Moneyline: +270

Puckline: +1.5 (+115)

Total: 6.5 over (-110)


Moneyline: -357

Puckline: -1.5 (-135)

Total: 6.5 under (-110)

San Jose Sharks vs Colorado Avalanche Analysis

San Jose is in the midst of back-to-back road games. Their offense has struggled recently, scoring two or fewer goals in five of their last nine matches. San Jose Sharks ranks 23rd in goals per game and 24th in shots per game, respectively. San Jose’s defense has been average, but goaltending has been an issue. They rank 30th in goals against per game and 14th in shots against per game, respectively. James Reimer leads the Sharks with 9-16-6 record with 3.35 GAA and 0.892 save percentage, while Kaapo Kahkonen follows with 8-14-5 record, 3.68 GAA, and 0.882 SV%. Erik Karlsson leads all defensemen with 80 points; leading all NHL defensemen in points, goals, and assists; ranking seventh overall and third among all players in terms of scoring and assists respectively. San Jose is currently last in the Pacific Division and will likely miss the postseason.

Colorado Avalanche was a favorite in their previous game against Seattle Kraken but ultimately fell short 3-2 in overtime. Colorado has seen their offense improve recently. They scored four or more goals in five of the last eight games, ranking 17th for goals per game and eighth in shots per contest. The Avalanche have struggled on defense this season, but goaltending has been strong for them. They rank 10th in goals against per game and 23rd in shots against per contest. Colorado is currently third in the Central division, trailing Dallas by seven points for the division lead. No matter if they finish in the top three or qualify as a Wild Card, Colorado will make the postseason.

San Jose Sharks vs Colorado Avalanche Against the Spread

Over is 4-0 in Sharks last 4 in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 days situation. Under is 4-0-1 in Sharks last 5 Tuesday games. Over is 4-0 in Sharks last 4 vs. Central. Under is 3-0-1 in Sharks last 4 road games. Over is 5-1-1 in Sharks last 7 games playing on 0 days rest.

Under is 4-0 in Avalanche last 4 in the third game of a 3-in-4 days situation. Under is 8-2-1 in Avalanche last 11 vs. Pacific. The Avalanche are 1-4 in their last 5 Tuesday games. Under is 18-6-3 in Avalanche last 27 vs. Western Conference. The Avalanche are 75-29 in their last 104 home games.

San Jose Sharks vs Colorado Avalanche Free Pick

Recently, the Sharks have struggled on offense while Colorado Avalanche goaltending has been stellar – they rank 10th in goals against per game and play at home with plenty of success against San Jose. NHL betting picks favor Colorado to come out on top in this matchup.

Free Pick: Colorado Avalanche -1.5 (-135)