Sunday, December 20, 2015
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The San Jose Sharks travel to United Center to play the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday, December 20, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at +140 and the Blackhawks at -160. The over/under has been set at 5.
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San Jose comes into this matchup having played 32 games. They have an overall record of 16-15-1 and on the road they have a record of 12-6-1. Currently they are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 85 goals and given up 87 goals for a point differential of -2. Chicago shows up with a record of 18-11-4 including 13-4-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 89 goals and surrendered 78 for a goal differential of +11.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 15 goals this season with 93 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Patrick Marleau has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 13 goals on 85 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 25 points on the season. Martin Jones has 14 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 680 shots against him and has given up 56 goals. He has made 624 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 19 goals this season with 111 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 10 goals on 72 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 20 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 16 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 745 shots against him and has given up 54 goals. He has made 691 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Sharks have 33 total points this season. They have scored 84 goals while giving up 87 goals. They have had 103 power play opportunities and have scored 20 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Sharks have allowed 100 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.78% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Blackhawks have a total of 40 points on the season. They have 23 power play goals on 105 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 91 power play opportunities and have given up 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Sharks have a total of 89 goals scored while they've given up 78 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.78%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 15-16 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 17-12-2 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 18-15 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 11-16-5 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Injuries
12/11/15 C Logan Couture Thigh out indefinitely
10/05/15 LW Raffi Torres Suspension expected to miss 41 games
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/19/15 C Marcus Kruger Wrist is downgraded to expected to miss 4 months
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago
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