Stanley Cup Playoffs: One More Game 7 in San Jose

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D.S. Williamson

May 8th, 2019

One more Game 7 awaits before the conference semifinals, as the Avalanche head to San Jose with hopes to spring another upset.

Colorado Avalanche (+120) at San Jose Sharks (-140), 10 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Colorado may be an underdog, but there are some things to like about the Avalanche. They have momentum after an overtime win in Game 6, and some trends also point to Colorado.

The Avalanche are 4-0 in their last four Wednesday games. They're 13-3 playing on a day rest and 5-2 in their last seven games as an underdog.

Even though the Avalanche will put up a fight, it's hard to go against the Sharks in this situation. San Jose is 4-1 in its last five playoff games as a favorite, and the Sharks defeated Colorado 2-1 in their last home game. The glaring stat in that one is San Jose outshot the Avalanche 39-22.

Colorado will play hard, but it won't be enough

NHL Free Pick: San Jose Sharks