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The Vegas Golden Knights and San Jose Sharks are knotted at three games a piece with puck drop in the deciding Game 7 at 10 p.m. on Tuesday night. San Jose won the last two contests to force this pivotal Game 7, with the winner moving on to face the Colorado Avalanche in the next round.
The Sharks are the slight favorites at home (-120), according to FanDuel Sportsbook. As it's always smart to hear what those in the industry have to say before placing a bet, here are some expert predictions for Tuesday night's Game 7.
Sharks vs Golden Knights Predictions
The experts at ATS STATS forecast that the Golden Knights will score 2.67 goals and the Sharks will score 2.66 goals, giving Vegas the slimmest of advantages in this crucial Game 7.
Cappers Picks is going with San Jose to win Game 7 by a score of 4-3 over Vegas. They cite San Jose's momentum, after winning games 5 and 6, as well as playing on home ice as significant advantages for the Sharks in this one. Also, they said to keep an eye on Tomas Hertl, who scored a short-handed game-winner for the Sharks on Sunday night.
The team over at Betting Expert is taking San Jose to win Game 7 on Tuesday night. They believe that momentum is in the Sharks' favor and that the excellent play of goaltender Martin Jones, who saved 58 out of 59 shots in Game 6, could be a deciding factor this evening.
Two of these three experts are backing the Sharks to win Game 7 on home ice while the third is giving Vegas a slight advantage to advance for the right to play the Avalanche in the next round.
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