Carolina Hurricanes vs SJ Sharks Odds: West Coast Clash on NHL Opening Week

Eastern Conference favorite Canes head to the Bay Area

A Solid Test for the Sharks in Home opener

Carolina Hurricanes vs SJ Sharks Odds Preview: The San Jose Sharks return home after playing their first two regular season games in Prague, dropping both contests to the Nashville Predators. Now, they take on the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night, one of the top favorites in the Eastern Conference.

Game Information

Game: Carolina Hurricanes (1-0-0, 2 points) at San Jose Sharks (0-2-0, 0 points)
Location: SAP Center at San Jose
Day/Time: Friday, October 14th, 10:35pm ET/7:35pm PT
Streaming: Live Stream Sports

Storm Surge could Lead to Cup in Raleigh This Season

The Carolina Hurricanes are one of the favorites out of the Eastern Conference to make a run towards winning their second Stanley Cup in franchise history. The Canes got off to a hot start on Wednesday night, with a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in their home opener. Centerman Marty Necas picked up a goal and two assists, while Frederik Andersen made 31 saves on 32 shots faced to pick up his first victory of the season. The 33-year old Danish netminder said “I felt good. I felt sharp. I got to see some shots early on and settle in. It was nice. There’s always that excitement about the first game and I’m happy about the way we came out.”

Centerman Marty Necas picked up a goal and two assists, while Frederik Andersen made 31 saves on 32 shots faced to pick up his first victory of the season

Carolina now opens a five-game west coast road trip on Friday with a clash against the San Jose Sharks, a team that is projected to finish near the bottom of the Pacific Division and the Western Conference this season.

Sinking Fast in Sharks Country?

Continuing Our Carolina Hurricanes vs SJ Sharks Odds Preview: The San Jose Sharks are already off to a tough start early in the 2022-23 National Hockey League campaign, with a pair of losses last weekend over the Nashville Predators in Prague, as part of the NHL’s Global Series, to kickoff the season. Star winger Tomas Hertl picked up a goal in the first game of the year. The 28-year old Czechia native was excited to score while playing back in his home country.

The Sharks are projected by many to finish at or near the bottom of the Pacific Division, as well as the Western Conference this year, which is expected from most clubs that are going through a rebuiliding phase like San Jose.

Let’s take a look into the numbers with this Hurricanes vs Sharks preview, from a betting odds perspective.

Hurricanes at Sharks Betting Odds

Sportsbooks have the Carolina Hurricanes as a decent sized favorite, somewhere in the -150 range for this contest against the San Jose Sharks on Friday. This will be the second game in which the Hurricanes are favorites, while this is the third straight contest where San Jose is an underdog.

San Jose has won six straight against Carolina when playing at home. The Total Goals is set at 6, shaded to the Over around -120.

Concluding Our Carolina Hurricanes vs SJ Sharks Odds Preview: The Sharks have fared moderately well against the Hurricanes in recent meetings, going 6-2-2 in their last 10 head-to-head showdowns. San Jose has won six straight against Carolina when playing at home. The Total Goals is set at 6, shaded to the Over around -120. The Over has cashed in six of the last seven meetings in San Jose.

Check out all the updated Carolina Hurricanes and San Jose Sharks stats, recent news and NHL betting trends, right here at Point Spreads.

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