Blues vs. Sharks Game 5 Prediction: NHL Playoffs Betting Odds

For the second straight game San Jose and St. Louis battled hard in a one-game goal with the Blues getting the conclusion now around tying the series at two. Now, it’s back to California for game five, in what is now a best of three series.
Blues vs Sharks Stanley Cup Betting Analysis On the updated Sports Interaction series lineup, the Sharks have been -125 favourites to win the show, with the Blues coming in at +105. Digging deeper into the numbers, the Sharks are paying +275 to acquire the series in six matches, and +225 to win the series in seven. Meanwhile, the Blues are on the books for +275 to win the series in six matches, and +300 to take it in seven, that would mean winning in California at the last game of this set.
Obviously, the Blues are 1-4 in their last five games in San Jose, while the below is 4-1-1 in the last six games played in San Jose between both of these teams.
Furthermore, if you are considering either one of those clubs to knock off the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup final there is excellent value now at Sports Interaction. The Sharks (+320) and Blues (+340) are nicely priced to acquire, but which team will it be?
St. Louis Blues
Goaltender Jordan Binnington was the front page story in game four making 29 saves to register still another playoff victory and also made some team history in the 2-1 win.
It was playoff win number 10 for Binnington, moving him past Brian Elliott (2016) and Roman Turek (2001) for the most wins by a Blues goalie at one playoffs year. He’s the 10th rookie netminder to win at least 10 games in a single postseason in league history.
The Blues power-play scored for a second straight game (in game four) and that is a good sign, as the team which had gone 0-for-18 together with the man advantage before scoring in game three.
San Jose Sharks
Game four didn’t start off well for the Sharks, as Ivan Barbashev gave the Blues the lead only 35 minutes into the match.
Tomas Hertl scored the only aim of the match of the team. This was his 10th of the post season, which is the next most goals scored by a drama this informative article season. Team partner Logan Couture contributes with 15.
Ironically, Hertl’s goal snapped the Sharks’ scoreless streak of 226 minutes, 48 seconds in Game 4’s that postseason after being shut out in the first two rounds (Vegas/Colorado).
Keep an eye out on defenceman Erik Karlsson in this game. At the conclusion of game four Karlsson has been in evident distress midway through the third period. He missed a couple of shifts late in regulation time before he managed to return to the last two minutes, if the Sharks pulled goalie Martin Jones and left one last push.

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