Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Sharks vs Predators Odds
Looking for Nashville Predators vs. San Jose Sharks free hockey plays? NHL betting sees the Predators taking on the Sharks on Tuesday,May 3rd, 2016 at the Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee. Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all NHL Hockey matchups throughout the playoffs so stay tuned for more FREE daily NHL hockey predictions.
Date: Tuesday May 3, 2016
Time: 9:00 PM
Venue: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Nashville -120
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: Nashville -1.5 +250
NHL Betting Total: 5
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Nashville is in quite the amount of trouble.
They failed to steal a road game and now return home against the best road team in the NHL.
The Predators don’t hold much promise here returning home for Game 2.
Nashville dropped 2 first round games in their series against the the Ducks and are playing with little confidence right now. The Predators will look to build off their Game 6 against the Ducks last round, where they avoided elimination with an inspired effort.
Shea Weber and Roman Josi continue to be huge keys for this team. The duo finished the regular season with 55 goals and 203 points combined. Getting them going here in Game 3 and getting them back into this series is a must.
Nashville brings in a home record of 24-13-5-2 this season as they score 2.95 goals for, while conceding just over 2.3.
San Jose Sharks
If things weren’t already going really well for the Sharks, boy do they have a major advantage here.
San Jose heads on the road up 2-0 and are not one of the best road teams in the NHL. The Sharks have gone 31-10-2-1 this season away from San Jose.
G Martin Jones has been one of the biggest keys for this team. He’s really been overlooked by many, but has really shut down the opposition in crunch time.
Jones come in off a 37 save performance against the Predators in Game.
San Jose went 3 for 5 on the powerplay last game, as that continues to be a huge part of their game.
NHL Hockey Handicapping Trends
- Sharks are 4-1 in their last 5 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game.
- Sharks are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. Central.
- Sharks are 17-5 in their last 22 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
- Predators are 2-5 in their last 7 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game.
- Predators are 2-5 in their last 7 vs. Pacific.
- Predators are 2-5 in their last 7 vs. a team with a winning record.
Free Nashville Predators vs. San Jose Sharks NHL Hockey Prediction
The Preds backs are really against it here.
Given the Sharks success on the road and the momentum here, look for San Jose to take this crowd out of it early as they defeat the Predators to go up 3-0.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: San Jose ML
The Sharks get another solid from Martin Jones, as they roll over the Preds and steal all the momentum this series has to offer.
NHL Free Score Prediction:San Jose 4- Nashville 2
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