OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

*Terms and Conditions apply to all bonus offers on this website. Please visit operator for details.

Nashville Predators home to Sharks in hockey betting action

San Jose Sharks

Nashville Predators
20-6-6 December 14, 2013, 08:00 PM | Bridgestone Arena 15-14-3

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Nashville and San Jose on Saturday, with the host Predators trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Supporters of the Sharks have seen them go 20-6-6 so far this season, while the Predators are at 15-14-3. In totals betting, the Predators are 11-15-6, while the Sharks are 16-14-2.

View San Jose Sharks vs Nashville Predators Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as -163 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Predators at No. 21 and the Sharks at No. 13 heading into this contest.

San Jose won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Wild on December 12. Bettors who backed the Sharks at -200 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Nashville, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Stars at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Predators at -120 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Nashville's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 2.31 goals per game, against a Sharks defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.47 goals allowed. The Predators power play is averaging 19.39% while the Sharks defense kills off 82.95% of their penalties.

Next up:
San Jose at St. Louis, Tuesday, December 17th
Nashville home to Chicago, Tuesday, December 17th