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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Nashville Predators vs San Jose Sharks

Fans betting on NHL look for value at SAP Center at San Jose on Saturday as the host San Jose Sharks battle the Nashville Predators in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, San Jose sat as -150 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

A 3.6-1.8 result in favor of the Sharks is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Nashville Predators vs San Jose Sharks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

40-19-7 San Jose battles the Predators, currently with a 32-24-11 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 16-31-19 for the Sharks and 37-25-5 for the Predators. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Jose vs Nashville injuries news.

The San Jose Sharks sit at No. 5 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Nashville Predators sit at a No. 8 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits San Jose's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 2.79 goals per game, against a Predators defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.85 goals allowed. The Sharks power play is averaging 16.75% while the Predators defense kills off 80.3% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Nashville was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Kings. They lost as +132 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.

The Sharks were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Capitals. That made winners of bettors who got San Jose at -106 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Nashville is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Nashville's last 15 games
  • Nashville is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Nashville is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • San Jose is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • San Jose is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Jose's last 5 games
  • San Jose is 8-17 ATS in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Nashville home to Winnipeg, Monday, March 13th
San Jose home to Dallas, Sunday, March 12th