Arizona Coyotes vs. San Jose Sharks Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/21/2023]

Arizona Coyotes vs. San Jose Sharks Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/21/2023]

The San Jose Sharks will face the Arizona Coyotes in NHL action at SAP Center at San Jose on Thursday, commencing at 10:30PM ET.'s full betting preview for Thursday's Coyotes vs. Sharks matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Coyotes vs. Sharks Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used trusted machine learning and data to simulate the result of Thursday's NHL game between the Coyotes and Sharks 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our famous predictive analytics model currently gives the Coyotes a 57% chance of beating the Sharks.

According to our model, the Sharks (+1.5) have a 65% chance of covering the puck line, while the 6.5-goal Over/Under has a 56% chance of going under.

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Coyotes vs. Sharks Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Coyotes Sharks
Puck Line -1.5 (+162) +1.5 (-190)
Moneyline -155 +130
Total o6.5 (+104) u6.5 (-128)
  • The Sharks are currently +1.5 underdogs versus the Coyotes, with -190 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored Coyotes (-1.5) to cover the puck line, FanDuel Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at +162.
  • DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Sharks at +130, which means you can bet $100 to profit $130, earning a total payout of $230, if they win.
  • Elsewhere, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Coyotes at -155, where you can risk $155 to win $100 for a total payout of $255 if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under for total goals scored sits at 6.5 with FanDuel, which currently has the best odds for the Over at +104, as well as the best odds for the Under at -128.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, make sure you check all the legal sports betting sites available in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Coyotes vs. Sharks Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have identified the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Sharks +1.5 -190
Moneyline Sharks +130
Total Under 6.5 -128


While the Coyotes are more likely to win the game, betting on the Sharks moneyline is the best option because of the edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently on offer.

Taking advantage of the edges seen here at Dimers is one of the keys to achieving long-term profitability as a sports bettor.

Our NHL best bets are based on complex modeling and betting expertise to bring you the best possible plays every time.

Coyotes vs. Sharks Player Props

Who will score an anytime goal in Coyotes vs. Sharks?

According to our model, Arizona's Michael Carcone is most likely to score the first goal in Coyotes vs. Sharks.

Our projections give Carcone a 7.0% chance of scoring the first goal at SAP Center at San Jose, while the Coyotes star is a 34.3% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Arizona Coyotes

Player First Goal Probability
Michael Carcone 7.0%
Lawson Crouse 6.1%
Clayton Keller 5.7%
Jason Zucker 5.3%
Nick Schmaltz 4.8%

San Jose Sharks

Player First Goal Probability
Tomas Hertl 6.4%
Alexander Barabanov 5.9%
William Eklund 4.4%
Anthony Duclair 4.3%
Mike Hoffman 4.1%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Arizona Coyotes

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Michael Carcone 34.3%
Clayton Keller 31.4%
Lawson Crouse 30.5%
Jason Zucker 27.6%
Nick Schmaltz 26.1%

San Jose Sharks

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Tomas Hertl 33.8%
Alexander Barabanov 28.4%
Anthony Duclair 24.5%
William Eklund 23.9%
Mike Hoffman 22.5%
Remember, our model updates frequently, so keep an eye on this page for any changes to our betting analysis before the Coyotes vs. Sharks on Thursday December 21, 2023.

Coyotes vs. Sharks Game Information

Thursday's matchup between the Sharks and Coyotes at SAP Center at San Jose is scheduled to commence at 10:30PM ET.


Our full coverage of Coyotes vs. Sharks includes pregame predictions, betting picks, and live win probabilities.

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This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on Thursday's Coyotes vs. Sharks clash, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control are performed to ensure the content meets our editorial standards.

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