Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Penguins vs Sharks Odds
Weekly NHL betting sees the Pittsburgh Penguins taking on the San Jose Sharks Tuesday December 1st at SAP Center at San Jose, San Jose, California. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks on all NHL Hockey season long so stay tuned for more FREE NHL hockey predictions.
Pittsburgh Penguins (13-8-1-1) vs. San Jose Sharks (14-9-0-0)
Date: Tuesday December 1st
Venue: SAP Center at San Jose, San Jose, California
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: San Jose -118
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: San Jose -1.5 +250
NHL Betting Total: 5
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The Penguins look to grab a win in San Jose for the first time since 1997 when they take on the Sharks Tuesday night.
The Pens have struggled after putting a 6 game winning streak together and come in after a loss to Edmonton in a shootout.
As for the Sharks, they come in off a win over Calgary at home 5-2 on Saturday.
The Penguins season has been filled with winning streaks and losing streaks.
After recording a 6 game winning streak, the Penguins have dropped 2 straight and 6 of 10 overall. They now get set to begin a 4 game road trip as they try to win in San Jose for the first time since 1997.
On the road this season, Pittsburgh brings in a 5-4-1-0 record. It’s important to note for bettors that the Penguins are scoring just 1.80 goals per road game and allowing 2.10. With that, they are 1-8 in unders on the road.
Sydney Crosby has been the highlight of this losing streak for the Pens as he is in the midst of a 5 game point streak. Crosby has recorded 3 goals and 3 assists in this 5 game span.
G Marc-Andre Fleury is just 3-4-3 in his career against the Sharks.
Home ice hasn’t been all that kind to the Sharks this season.
San Jose is just 4-6 in 10 home games and it has a lot to do with the 2.70 goals they allow per home game. However, they do come in off a home win last time out as they knocked off Calgary 5-2 on Saturday.
The Sharks raced out to a 4-0 lead after 2 periods of play and eventually added on one more in the win.
G Martin Jones had 25 saves in the game and has continued to be a solid goalie between the pipes this season.
Jones has a record of 12-6 on the season with a GAA of 2.13. He also brings in a save percentage of .925. The Sharks goalie has won 6 of his last 7 starts.
NHL Hockey Handicapping Trends
- Penguins are 7-2 in their last 9 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Penguins are 8-3 in their last 11 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game.
- Penguins are 20-8 in their last 28 when their opponent scores 5 goals or more in their previous game.
- Sharks are 22-7 in their last 29 games playing on 2 days rest.
- Sharks are 2-5 in their last 7 home games.
Free NHL Hockey Prediction
The Sharks have been propelled by the play of Martin Jones in goal. With the way the Pens struggle in San Jose, laying a low price on San Jose may be the best way to go here.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: San Jose ML
Look for Jones to make it 7 of 8 as the Sharks grab a home win here on Tuesday.
NHL Free Score Prediction: San Jose 2, Pittsburgh 0
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