Dallas Stars vs San Jose Sharks Prediction NHL Picks 3/5/24

San Jose Sharks (15-39-6) vs Dallas Stars (37-17-9)

Game Info: Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 10:30 pm (SAP Center at San Jose)

Betting Odds: San Jose Sharks +220 / Dallas Stars -286 --- Over/Under: 6 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Dallas Stars and the San Jose Sharks meet in NHL action from the SAP Center on Tuesday night. Who comes out on top in Tuesday’s Western Conference showdown? Let’s dive in and find out with our Stars vs. Sharks Prediction.

Dallas Stars Team Preview

The Dallas Stars come into this one looking to build on a 3-2 shootout win over the Sharks when these two squared off last on Saturday. Jason Robertson leads the Stars in scoring with 60 points including a team-high 39 assists while Joe Pavelski has 51 points with 21 goals and 30 assists. Roope Hintz has 52 points with a team-high 24 goals of his own and 28 assists and Matt Duchene has 56 points with 33 assists. Jake Oettinger has posted an 23-11-4 record in goal for Dallas with a 2.89 GAA and a .903 save percentage while Scott Wedgewood is 13-6-5 with a 2.97 GAA and a .899 save percentage. The Stars will take on the Ducks and Kings after this one.

Dallas Stars Team Facts

  • The Stars have won each of their last five night games against Pacific Division opponents.
  • The Stars have failed to cover the puck line in 18 of their last 19 games as favorites against Pacific Division opponents.
  • The 'Over 1.5 Goals Period 2' market has hit in each of the Stars' last 11 games following a win.
  • The Stars have won the third period in each of their last six games against the Sharks following a home win.

San Jose Sharks Team Preview

The San Jose Sharks come into this game looking to snap a seven-game losing streak after a 4-3 loss to Minnesota last time out. Mikael Granlund leads the Sharks in scoring with 36 points including a team-high 28 assists while Tomas Hertl has 34 points including a team-high 15 goals along with 19 assists. William Eklund has 27 points with 17 assists and Fabian Zetterlund has 25 points with a team-high 15 goals. MacKenzie Blackwood’s gone 9-18-3 between the pipes for the Sharks this season, posting a 3.48 GAA and an .899 save percentage while Kaapo Kahkonen is 6-20-2 with a 3.70 GAA and an .897 save percentage this season. The Sharks will play against the Islanders after this game.

San Jose Sharks Team Facts

  • The Sharks have lost each of their last 10 games against Central Division opponents.
  • The underdogs have covered the puck line in each of the last six games between the Stars and Sharks at SAP Center at San Jose.
  • The 'Over 1.5 Goals Period 2' market has hit in each of the last five games between the Stars and Sharks.
  • The Sharks have lost the second period in each of their last four games at SAP Center at San Jose.

Stars vs. Sharks Prediction

I’m on the under here. These two teams just met on the weekend and we saw five goals between the two. Scoring remains somewhat of an issue for the Stars, and even if they bounce back, the Sharks have been so anemic offensively this season and the Stars’ goaltending is top notch, that I don’t think the Sharks could break one or two goals here. The price is too hefty for me to get on a side with Dallas and I can’t trust the Sharks, so give me the under here.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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