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Vegas Golden Knights vs San Jose Sharks Prediction & Betting Tips 12/10/2023

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Vegas Golden Knights vs San Jose Sharks 12/10/2023
  • We like the Sharks on the moneyline (+246)
  • The Sharks are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Vegas Golden Knights vs San Jose Sharks Preview

Don’t miss out on the NHL showdown between the Sharks and Golden Knights. The game is starting at 10:00 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Get ready to place your bets!

The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 6 goals, and the Golden Knights are favored to win at home against the Sharks. Check out BetCoco for Vegas Golden Knights – San Jose Sharks odds

Vegas Golden Knights vs San Jose Sharks Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the last five head to head matchups, the Golden Knights have had the upper-hand, going 3-2. When looking at the last three head-to-head matchups between the Sharks and Golden Knights, only 3 points per game has separated the teams, with the Golden Knights going 2-1 vs. the spread.

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Sharks have a straight up record of 3-7 while going 4-6 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 2 goals per game in these contests.
  • Across their last three home contests, Vegas has been good against the puck line posting a mark of 3-0. Their overall mark in these games was 3-0, while averaging 5 goals per game.
  • The last ten games that Vegas was the underdog, they have an puck line mark of 10-0 while going 7-3 straight up.
  • Going back to their previous three games as the favorite, San Jose has an puck line mark of 1-2 while going 1-2 straight up.

Vegas Golden Knights vs San Jose Sharks Prediction

The Sharks currently hold an overall record of 8-17-2 and have been the betting underdog in all of their games. On the road, they have gone 3-11-0 this season and are 5-6-2 at home.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Sharks are averaging 2.1 goals per game this season, putting them in the 31st spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 31st in the league. San Jose’s offense comes into the game ranked 24th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 23rd in the NHL.

Goalie Mackenzie Blackwood gets the start and has made 17 starts this season. His record at this point is 3-11, and his save percentage is 89.5%.

Coming into their game vs. San Jose, the Golden Knights are 18-5-5. They are 13-5-4 when favored and 5-0-1 as the underdog. For away games this season, they have a 9-3-3 record, while they are 9-2-2 when playing at home.

On offense, the Golden Knights are averaging 3.3 goals per game which is 5th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 2nd in the league. Vegas’ offense is currently ranked 6th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 8th in the league.

Vegas goalie Jiri Patera will be playing in his first game of the season. Last year, he played in 2 games and had a record of 2-0. His save percentage for the year was 0.278%.

Despite being 1.5 goal underdogs, we predict the Sharks to come out on top with a final score of 4-3.

Vegas Golden Knights vs San Jose Sharks Betting Tips

  • We like the Sharks on the moneyline (+246)
  • The Sharks are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Vegas Golden Knights Injury Report

  • Alec Martinez – Lower Body – Out
  • Shea Theodore – Upper Body – Out
  • Robin Lehner – Hip – Out
  • Michael Amadio – Personal – Questionable
  • Adin Hill – Lower Body – Questionable
  • Daniil Miromanov – Lower Body – Out

San Jose Sharks Injury Report

  • Logan Couture – Lower Body – Out
  • Ryan Carpenter – Undisclosed – Out
  • Luke Kunin – Upper Body – Out
  • Oskar Lindblom – Lower Body – Out
  • Ty Emberson – Lower Body – Out
  • Mitchell Russell – Undisclosed – Out

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