San Jose Sharks vs Minnesota Wild 04/16/2021 Hockey Betting, Previews & Picks
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San Jose Sharks vs Minnesota Wild 04/16/2021 – An entertaining West Division battle is all set to get underway as San Jose Sharks take on Minnesota Wild from Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The Sharks enter this game holding the sixth position and they look forward to breaking their three-game losing streak. Minnesota Wild is sitting at the third spot in the West Division and they enter this game with a winning record. Placing a bet on the NHL games has never been easier with all the odds and picks available on the best online sportsbook.
San Jose Sharks vs Minnesota Wild 04/16/2021
When: Friday, April 16, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, Minnesota
TV: BSN | BSWI | NBCSCA
San Jose Sharks vs Minnesota Wild 04/16/2021 Betting Odds:
San Jose Sharks
San Jose Sharks will enter this game riding a three-game losing streak. The Sharks are holding an 18-20-4 record on the season and are trailing the Coyotes. In their last game, San Jose gave up four goals to the Ducks and scored just one in return. The Sharks are touching an average of 2.60 goals per game with their scoring offense. From the defensive end, they are surrendering 3.31 to opponents. When it comes to their penalty kill, the Sharks are holding an average of 80.4 percent while their power play is at 16.5 percent.
Players to watch: E. Kane LW (G 16 A 19 PTS 35), T. Hertl C (G 12 A 14 PTS 26), L. Couture C (G 14 A 12 PTS 26).
Minnesota Wild improved their record after their last success against the Coyotes. The Wild scored five and restricted the Coyotes to just two. Minnesota is holding a record of 25-23-3 and they are keen on getting past the Sharks. Minnesota is touching an average of 3.00 goals per game with their offense and is surrendering 2.68 to opponents. The Wild is holding an average of 837 with their penalty kill and is touching 17.1 with their power play. Kirill Kaprizov is the leader in scoring with 16 goals.
Players to watch: K. Kaprizov LW (G 16 A 19 PTS 35), K. Fiala LW (G 14 A 12 PTS 26), M. Zuccarello RW (G 8 A 16 PTS 24).
San Jose Sharks vs Minnesota Wild Betting Predictions
San Jose is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Sharks vs Wild Betting Picks
The best NHL betting site has predicted Minnesota Wild to win this game and cover the spread. Minnesota has a strong offense with an equally balanced defensive unit. As for the Sharks, they are weak with their defense and will struggle to prevent the Wild from scoring.
Score Prediction: Wild 5, Sharks 2.