San Jose Sharks at Colorado Avalanche 10/28/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 10/27/2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 9:00 PM ET
Pepsi Center in Denver
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In what should be a fun game on the ice Tuesday night, the San Jose Sharks will take on the Colorado Avalanche. The Sharks are 4-4-1 with 9 points coming into their Sunday game against the Ducks. San Jose is looking to bounce back after the bad loss over the weekend to Buffalo. For the Avalanche, they are 2-4-3, for 7 points. Colorado fell 2-1 on Sunday afternoon in overtime to Winnipeg.
The home team, Colorado Avalanche have gone 1-1-1 at home. Colorado has scored just 20 goals in 9 games. The offense ranks 22nd in the league with 2.4 goals per game. When they do score, Colorado has seen Jarome Iginla lead the way with 7 points. Iginla has 5 assists, while scoring 2 goals. The Avalanche won 52 games a season ago, and finished with 112 points have had problems at goaltending as well. Semyon Varlamov has made 4 starts, and is allowing 3.58 goals per game.
San Jose, like Colorado won 51 games a season ago. The Sharks have struggled to start, at .500. The Sharks offense ranks 10th in the league with 3 goals per game. On defense, San Jose is allowing 2.9 goals per game. Patrick Marleau has scored 4 goals and passed for 6 assists, while Brent Burns leads with 7 assists. The goaltender typically between the pipes for the Sharks has been Antti Niemi. He has allowed 3.16 goals per game in 5 games.
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
San Jose Sharks are 5-5-0 Against the Spread
San Jose Sharks are 5-5-0 against the Over/Under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
Colorado Avalanche are 2-7-0 Against the Spread
Colorado Avalanche are 3-6-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
San Jose Sharks
10/26/14 C Tyler Kennedy Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs Colorado
10/18/14 RW Mike Brown Hand out indefinitely
10/08/14 RW Barclay Goodrow Hand out indefinitely
10/06/14 LW Raffi Torres Knee out indefinitely
10/23/14 D Ryan Wilson Shoulder expected to miss 2-3 weeks
10/06/14 RW Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
10/06/14 LW Patrick Bordeleau Back out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take San Jose
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