The Vegas Golden Knights (39-14-2) and San Jose Sharks (21-27-7) wrap up the regular season Wednesday. Puck drop is scheduled for 9 p.m. ET at SAP Center. Below, we analyze the Golden Knights-Sharks odds and lines, with NHL picks and predictions.
The Golden Knights are coming off a 2-1 home loss to the Colorado Avalanche Monday. That snapped a three-game win streak. Vegas is a perfect 7-0 in its previous seven meetings with San Jose this season.
The Sharks were outscored 27-14 in their seven losses to the Golden Knights. The Under has outpaced the Over by a 4-3 margin in the season series.
Golden Knights at Sharks: Odds, spread and lines
Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated at 9:30 a.m. ET.
- Money line: Golden Knights -225 (bet $225 to win $100) | Sharks +180 (bet $100 to win $180)
- Against the spread/ATS: Golden Knights -1.5 (+105) | Sharks +1.5 (-125)
- Over/Under: 6 (O: -110 | U: -110)
Golden Knights at Sharks: Projected starting goalies
Marc-Andre Fleury (25-10-0, 2.04 GAA, .927 SV%, 5 SO) vs. Josef Korenar (3-5-0, 3.17 GAA, .899 SV%)
Fleury has rattled off eight straight victories since his last loss April 7 against the St. Louis Blues. He is 5-0-0 with a 1.60 GAA and .942 SV% with one shutout in five starts against the Sharks this season.
Korenar has been getting a chance to play regularly down the stretch and has won three of his past five starts while allowing 4 or more goals in three of those outings. He allowed 4 goals on 39 shots in a loss at Vegas April 21 in his only previous appearance against the Knights.
Special NHL Betting Promotion!
Bet $1 on either team’s money line, WIN $100 (in free bets) if either team scores a goal in the game. Betting offer available in CO, IA, IN, MI, NJ, PA, TN, VA and WV. Place your legal, online bets at BetMGM. New customer offer, terms and conditions apply. Bet now!
Golden Knights at Sharks: Odds, lines, predictions and picks
Golden Knights 4, Sharks 1
Money line (ML)
The Golden Knights (-225) will cost you two and a half times your potential return, and based upon their 7-0 record in seven outings this season, that seems like a sure-fire winner. Over the long haul, it’s a risky strategy, though.
Play our new free daily Pick’em Challenge and win! Play now!
Against the spread (ATS)
The GOLDEN KNIGHTS -1.5 (+105) are a much better play on the puck line.
Vegas is still trying to secure the No. 1 overall seed for the playoffs, and they’re two points clear of Colorado, although the Avs have a game in hand. Even though just one of Vegas’ past four wins was by 2 or more goals, the Knights are a better play here.
UNDER 6 (-110) is the play, as the Sharks are tired and probably can’t wait for the final horn to end this forgettable season. They’ll have difficulty slipping any past Fleury.
Want some action on this one? Place a bet at BetMGM now. For more sports betting picks and tips, visit SportsbookWire.com. Please gamble responsibly.
Follow Joe Williams on Twitter. Follow SportsbookWire on Twitter and like us on Facebook.
Gannett may earn revenue from audience referrals to betting services. Newsrooms are independent of this relationship and there is no influence on news coverage. This information is for entertainment purposes only. We make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of any content.