Golden Knights vs. Sharks Player Props & Predictions – Monday, Feb. 19

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We have your Vegas Golden Knights vs. San Jose Sharks prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Vegas Golden Knights hit the road to face the San Jose Sharks.

The Vegas Golden Knights (31-17-6) are set to face off against the San Jose Sharks (15-34-5) in a Pacific Division clash. With the Golden Knights aiming to bounce back from a two-game skid and the Sharks looking to improve their record, this matchup promises to be an intriguing battle on the ice.

Vegas Golden Knights vs. San Jose Sharks Odds Info

Moneyline: Vegas Golden Knights -265 (FanDuel) / San Jose Sharks +220 (FanDuel)

Puck Line: +1.5 – Vegas Golden Knights -105 (Bet365) / San Jose Sharks -115 (Bet365)

Total: 6.0 – -125 (Bet365) / +105 (Bet365)

Game Info

Date: Monday, Feb. 19

Time: 04:00 PM

Location: SAP Center at San Jose – San Jose, CA


Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends

  • On the road this season, the Vegas Golden Knights have 12 wins and 14 losses.
  • As the favorite this season, the Vegas Golden Knights have 18 wins and 15 losses.
  • This season, the Vegas Golden Knights have hit 24 overs and 30 unders.

San Jose Sharks Betting Trends

  • At home this season, the San Jose Sharks have 9 wins and 16 losses.
  • As the underdog this season, the San Jose Sharks have 15 wins and 39 losses.
  • This season, the San Jose Sharks have hit 23 overs and 31 unders.

Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis

Over the course of the 2023-2024 NHL season, the Vegas Golden Knights and the San Jose Sharks have faced off three times, with the Golden Knights emerging victorious in each encounter. The first meeting on October 12, 2023, saw Vegas win as the visiting team, while the subsequent games on November 10 and December 10 were both won by the home team, Vegas. In terms of betting statistics, Vegas covered the spread twice, while San Jose managed to cover it once. The over/under results were split, with the total score going over once and staying under twice. Key statistics from these matchups show a trend of strong defensive play by Vegas, particularly in the first and third games where they limited San Jose to 0 and 1 goals respectively. San Jose struggled to find the back of the net, scoring only 5 goals across all three games compared to Vegas’s 14. The Sharks also faced challenges in goalkeeping, with a save percentage below .900 in two of the three games, while Vegas goalies maintained a save percentage above .900 in all three games.

The most recent game on December 10, 2023, ended in a 5-4 victory for the Vegas Golden Knights after a shootout, with the final score in regulation being 4-4. This game was a high-scoring affair, contrasting the previous two games which were more defensively oriented. The Sharks showed a marked improvement in their offensive output, managing to score 4 goals against Vegas, with Mike Hoffman playing a crucial role by scoring twice, including the game-tying goal with just 39 seconds left in the third period. Despite this, the Golden Knights secured the win in the shootout with goals from Jack Eichel and Jonathan Marchessault. The game saw a total of 66 shots on goal, with San Jose taking 39 and Vegas 27. The Sharks capitalized on one of their three power-play opportunities, while Vegas converted one of their two chances. Faceoffs were dominated by San Jose, winning 39 compared to Vegas’s 23, but this did not translate into a win on the scoreboard.

Vegas Golden Knights vs. San Jose Sharks Predictions

The Vegas Golden Knights are looking to regain their winning ways after a couple of recent losses. Sitting comfortably in second place within their division, the Golden Knights have demonstrated a strong offensive presence throughout the season, led by right winger Jonathan Marchessault with 28 goals and Mark Stone with a team-high of 52 points. However, their recent performances have shown some vulnerabilities, particularly in their last two games, which they’ll be eager to address against the Sharks.

On the other side of the rink, the San Jose Sharks have had a challenging season, reflected in their position at the bottom of the conference rankings. Despite their struggles, the Sharks have shown some resilience in recent games, especially at home, and will be looking to capitalize on any slip-ups by the Golden Knights. The Sharks’ offense, spearheaded by Fabian Zetterlund and Mikael Granlund, will need to step up against a Vegas team that has been solid defensively for most of the season.

This game could come down to key player matchups and special teams performance. The Golden Knights’ power play unit, facing off against the Sharks’ penalty kill, could be a decisive factor. Additionally, the goaltending duel will be critical, as both teams have had fluctuating success in net this season. With the Golden Knights fighting to maintain their position and the Sharks playing for pride, fans can expect a competitive game filled with strategic plays and a showcase of top talent from both teams.

Vegas Golden Knights vs. San Jose Sharks Pick

The Vegas Golden Knights have dominated the head-to-head matchups against the San Jose Sharks this season, winning all three encounters. Despite their recent two-game losing streak, the Golden Knights have shown they have the offensive firepower and defensive prowess to overcome the Sharks, who sit at the bottom of the conference rankings. With key players like Jonathan Marchessault and Mark Stone consistently contributing to the scoreboard, and considering the Sharks’ challenges in goalkeeping and overall performance this season, the odds are in favor of Vegas to secure another win.

Moreover, the Sharks’ recent home game trends, although slightly improved, do not instill confidence in their ability to upset the Golden Knights. Vegas’s ability to perform under pressure, coupled with their need to bounce back from recent losses, makes them the more reliable pick. The Golden Knights’ strong special teams and the Sharks’ lackluster penalty kill further tilt the scales in favor of Vegas. Considering these factors, the smart money is on the Vegas Golden Knights to come out on top in this Pacific Division clash.

The Pick: Vegas Golden Knights -265 (FanDuel)

Vegas Golden Knights vs. San Jose Sharks Player Prop Picks

Here are the players who have hit over their current prop line in at least 7 of their last 10 games.

Vegas Golden Knights

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Nicolas Roy Points 0.5 9/10 -105 -125 1.4 1.20
Jonathan Marchessault Points 0.5 9/10 -195 +150 1.4 1.20
Nicolas Roy Assists 0.5 8/10 +175 -230 1.1 1.11
Ivan Barbashev Points 0.5 8/10 -120 -110 1.3 1.20