Toronto Maple Leafs at San Jose Sharks Free NHL Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 3/10/2014
Tuesday, March 11, 7:30 PM on RSNO, CSCA
SAP Center at San Jose, San Jose, California
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The San Jose Sharks and Toronto Maple last met up on Dec. 3 of last year. In this game, the Sharks were able to get out of Toronto with a 4-2 win. Mike Brown had a goal against his old team at the 10 minute mark of the first period to start off the game. This was followed up by a power play goal by Joe Thornton to go up 2-0 on the Maple Leafs.
Winners of nine of their last 10, the Maple Leafs weren't going to sit by while the Sharks ran up the score. Mason Raymond started the scoring off in the second period for the Maple Leafs at the 2:44 mark with the assist from Morgan Rielly and Carl Gunnarsson. Phil Kessel then scored on a power play goal to tie the game up at 2-2.
It was all Sharks after that and after defenseman Morgan Rielly couldn't clear a puck, Brad Stuart was able to pick it up and score making the game 3-2.
The third period was capped off with a goal from Logan Couture and assisted by Tommy Wingels to hit the final score of 4-2.
Recent Betting Trends
Toronto is 12-19 on the road straight up
Toronto is 14-13-2 on the road against the over/under
San Jose is 24-8 straight up at home
San Jose is 11-18-3 at home against the over/under
Injuries to Watch
03/08/14 RW Colton Orr Lower Body questionable
03/08/14 RW David Clarkson Leg questionable
02/27/14 C David Bolland Ankle out indefinitely
12/20/13 C Tomas Hertl Knee out indefinitely
Over the last four matchups between the San Jose Sharks and Toronto Maple Leafs, the home team has lost in all four. San Jose was favored in all four of these games and only played one of the four at home. The under was 2-2 over these four games as well.
Over their last 10 games, Toronto is 6-4 and winners of two straight. Before that, they had lost three straight but are trending better as of late.
San Jose has been playing good hockey lately as well going 7-3 over their last 10 and will be looking to keep pace with the Anaheim Ducks.
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