Tuesday, March 15, 2016
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The Boston Bruins travel to SAP Center to play the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Bruins at +120 and the Sharks at -133. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Boston comes into this matchup having played 70 games. They have an overall record of 39-23-8 and on the road they have a record of 23-7-3. Currently they are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 213 goals and given up 188 goals for a point differential of +25. The Bruins have 8 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 7-1-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 38-31 and an over/under record of 31-30-9. San Jose shows up with a record of 38-24-6 including 13-15-3 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 203 goals and surrendered 179 for a goal differential of +24. The Sharks have 6 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 37-30 while their over/under record sits at 37-26-5.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 61 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 28 goals this season with 233 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Loui Eriksson has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 26 goals on 149 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 28 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,628 shots against him and has given up 132 goals. He has made 1,496 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 66 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 32 goals this season with 184 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 34 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Patrick Marleau has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 20 goals on 170 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Martin Jones has 34 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,544 shots against him and has given up 126 goals. He has made 1,418 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Bruins have 86 total points this season. They have scored 209 goals while giving up 187 goals. They have had 199 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Bruins have allowed 230 power play opportunities and given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.51% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Sharks have a total of 82 points on the season. They have 49 power play goals on 221 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 199 power play opportunities and have given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Bruins have a total of 200 goals scored while they've given up 176 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.82%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Boston has a Corsi percentage of 48.9% as they've attempted 3,920 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,096 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.2% as they have 2,965 attempts while they've given up 3,062 shots on the defensive end. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 49.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.9% for the season. They have 2,193 face off wins compared to 2,194 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50%. On defense Boston has 1,832 hits and they've blocked 1,034 shots from the opposition.
San Jose has attempted 3,771 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,706 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.1% as they have 2,857 shots while they've given up 2,630 attempts on defense. The Sharks have an offensive zone percentage of 50.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.7% as they've compiled 2,066 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,005 face off losses. On defense San Jose has blocked 1,076 shot attempts and they have 1,371 hits as a unit.
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 38-31 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 31-30-9 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 37-30 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 37-26-5 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg out indefinitely
02/08/16 GO Malcolm Subban Throat out indefinitely
San Jose Sharks Injuries
03/03/16 D Matt Tennyson Concussion out indefinitely
02/18/16 C Tommy Wingels Shoulder out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Boston
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