Predators vs. Sharks Pick
Will the San Jose Sharks and Nashville Predators find themselves in a slugfest tonight when Game 2 takes place at 8PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Sharks are favored at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -160 to win, while the Predators are getting a money line of +145 to win. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 5 goals. San Jose has a 1-0 lead in this series.
San Jose is 51-30-7 overall, 20-20-4 at home and 45-35 with the over. Nashville is 45-31-14 overall, 21-18-7 on the road and 36-35 with the under. The Sharks claimed Game 1 and they have won their last two against the Predators. These two have gone 6-3-1 with the under in their last 10 encounters.
San Jose won the first game, 5-2. The Sharks scored five goals in the last 20 minutes after being down 2-0. Joel Ward has been sensational in the playoffs in the past, scoring seven goals in 12 playoff games with Nashville. He had the go-ahead goal in Friday's win. The Preds should have some more energy in the tank after tiring on Friday. They finally scored on the power play, after going just 1-of-26 against Anaheim in the first round, so that's a positive.
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