Looking to win big? The Sharks and Predators face off at 8:00 ET on NBCS. The Predators are hosting the game at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 6 goals, and the Predators are -1.5 goal favorite to win at home against the Sharks.


The Pick: Nashville Predators -1.5

This game will be played at Bridgestone Arena at 8:00 ET on Tuesday, March 19th.


  • Our projections indicate that the Predators should come out top with a projected score of 4-2.
  • Take the Predators on the moneyline
  • The Predators should also cover at -1.5

Will the Sharks Win on the Road?

On the season, the Sharks have gone 16-44-7, including a record of 8-28 against Western Conference opponents. In the Pacific Division, San Jose is in 8th place, 16 points behind the 7th place Kings. Over their last ten games, the Sharks have gone just 1-9 and have lost four straight games.

When playing on the road this season, San Jose has gone 6-25-4 and has lost five straight games away from home. As the underdog, the Sharks have gone 16-44-7 on the season, including a losing streak of four games when they are the underdog. Over their last five games, San Jose has gone just 1-4.

So far this season, the Sharks have gone 31-36 against the puck line, including 11 one-goal wins. On the road, San Jose has a puck line record of 16-19.

Coming into the game, the Sharks have dropped three straight games vs. the puck line and have gone 5-5 over their last ten games. In their last ten road games, San Jose has gone 7-3 vs. the puck line.

This season, San Jose’s games have an average of 6.2 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.2. The Sharks come in with an over/under performance of 30-34-3.

Although San Jose has a straight up record of 0-3 in their last three road games, they have not held up as well vs the puck line going 0-3. The team averaged 2 goals per game in these games.

When looking at their offense, the Sharks have an average of 2.2 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 32nd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 32nd in the league. Looking at how the Sharks’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 29th in power play goals and 31st in shorthanded goals.

The leading scorer for San Jose’s offense is Fabian Zetterlund. Coming into the game he has 18 goals, ranking 116th in the NHL. Zetterlund also comes into the game with 14 assists.

In terms of defense, the Predators head into the game ranked 12th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 30.1 shots per game against Nashville. So far, they are 23rd in shutouts, achieving 2 shutouts.

Goalie Magnus Chrona comes into the game having made seven starts this season. So far, his record is 1-5 and he has a save percentage of 0.345%.

Is a Home Win Possible for Nashville?

At home this season, the Predators have gone 18-15-1, and they have won two straight games. In the Western Conference standings, Nashville is in 6th place and 4th in the Central Division. Overall, the Predators have a record of 39-25-4.

When favored this season, Nashville has gone 19-9-1, and they have won three straight games as the favorite. Over their last ten games, the Predators have gone 8-2, and they are 4-1 in their last five games.

At home, Nashville has gone 17-17 vs. the puck line this season, and their average scoring margin at home is even. So far, the Predators have been favored in 29 games, and their puck line record as the favorite is 13-16. In their last ten games at home, the Predators have gone just 4-6 vs. the puck line.

Overall, Nashville has gone 39-29 vs. the puck line, and their average scoring margin for the season is +.2 goals per game. In their last ten games, the Predators have gone 8-2 vs. the puck line, and they have 24 wins by multiple goals this year.

The average goal total for Nashville’s games is sitting at 6.2. The average over/under line for the season is 6.2. The Predators come in with an over/under record of 30-32-6.

In their last three games away from home, the Sharks have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 0-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 2 goals per game in these contests.

The Predators come into the game scoring an average of 3.2 goals per game, putting them 13th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 13th in the league. Nashville’s offense is currently ranked 13th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 14th in the league.

Nashville will be looking for a good game from Filip Forsberg who leads the team in scoring with 35 goals, ranking 12th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Forsberg has 36 assists this season.

The Predators defense is currently 12th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 30.1 shots per game against Nashville. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 23rd with 2 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Juuse Saros has started 54 games this season. His current record stands at 29-21, and his save percentage is 0.991%.