Sharks vs. Avalanche Prediction

San Jose Sharks vs. Colorado Avalanche 5/2/19, Prediction & Odds

The Colorado Avalanche trail 2-1 in their Western Conference semifinals series with the San Jose Sharks, but have a chance to even it up tonight at home. Can Colorado record the win as the favorites?

Game Snapshot

77 San Jose Sharks at 78 Colorado Avalanche

 Thursday, May 2, 2019

Pepsi Center at 10:08PM ET

TV: NBCSN

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Avalanche are a -130 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Sharks are a +110 underdog, while the total is set at 6 goals. As of Thursday afternoon, 55 percent of public bets are coming in on visiting San Jose. Check out our NHL Public Betting Page for up-to-date information.

Sharks double up Avs in Game 3

San Jose won by a count of 4-2 Tuesday night in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals at Colorado. The Sharks grabbed a 1-0 advantage with 4:36 left in the first period on a Logan Couture goal off assists by Gustav Nyquist and Timo Meier. Meier added an unassisted goal with 1:18 left in the first to push San Jose's advantage to 2-0. The Avalanche trimmed it to 2-1 through two periods and then proceeded to tie it up in the third period. The Sharks took the lead again with 7:10 remaining on a Couture goal assisted by Meier and Nyquist. Couture completed his hat trick with 30 seconds left on an empty net with an assist going to Melker Karlsson. Martin Jones gave up two goals on 27 shots in the winning effort between the pipes.

Avalanche's rally falls short

Colorado came back from two goals down in the third period at home Tuesday night against San Jose, but ultimately fell 4-2 in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals. The Avalanche led 2-0 through one period, but trimmed it to 2-1 with 4:09 left in the second period on a Nathan MacKinnon goal with an assist going to Ian Cole. Matt Nieto tied it up with 8:15 to play in the third period on a goal off assists from Samuel Girard and Cale Makar. The Sharks took the lead again a minute later and then added an insurance goal in the final minute. Philipp Grubauer took the loss in net as he allowed three goals on 30 shots.

NHL Betting Trends

San Jose

The Sharks are 5-1 in their last six games overall. San Jose is 6-2 in its last eight games as a road underdog. 

Colorado

The Avalanche are 18-39 in the last 57 meetings. Colorado is 8-1 in its last nine home games.

Prediction:

Colorado has been a surprise in the playoffs, but it's possible their magic is starting to run out. San Jose came into the season with hopes of a deep postseason run and it has a chance to put a chokehold on this series tonight. The Sharks have been solid as a road dog and I think there is a lot of value on them here considering they are the better team.

 

NHL DAILY PREDICTION: SAN JOSE SHARKS +105

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