Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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The San Jose Sharks travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at -127 and the Avalanche at +115. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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San Jose comes into this matchup having played 58 games. They have an overall record of 32-21-5 and on the road they have a record of 21-9-2. Currently they are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 174 goals and given up 157 goals for a point differential of +17. The Sharks have 5 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-3-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-26 and an over/under record of 33-20-5. Colorado shows up with a record of 31-27-4 including 13-13-4 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 165 goals and surrendered 173 for a goal differential of -8. The Avalanche have 4 losses in OT and 0 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 30-31 while their over/under record sits at 28-31-3.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 55 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 26 goals this season with 156 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 29 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 12% by scoring 17 goals on 143 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Martin Jones has 29 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,317 shots against him and has given up 111 goals. He has made 1,206 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Gabriel Landeskog has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 14 goals this season with 126 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 19 goals on 209 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 44 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 22 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 1,249 shots against him and has given up 106 goals. He has made 1,143 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Sharks have 69 total points this season. They have scored 171 goals while giving up 155 goals. They have had 199 power play opportunities and have scored 45 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Sharks have allowed 172 power play opportunities and given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.79% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Avalanche have a total of 66 points on the season. They have 40 power play goals on 210 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 196 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Sharks have a total of 163 goals scored while they've given up 173 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.27%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
San Jose has a Corsi percentage of 50.5% as they've attempted 3,237 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,168 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.3% as they have 2,461 attempts while they've given up 2,245 shots on the defensive end. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 50.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.3% for the season. They have 1,762 face off wins compared to 1,720 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.6%. On defense San Jose has 1,210 hits and they've blocked 923 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 3,112 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,823 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 44.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.1% as they have 2,379 shots while they've given up 2,779 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 48.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.6% as they've compiled 1,797 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,827 face off losses. On defense Colorado has blocked 1,044 shot attempts and they have 1,421 hits as a unit.
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 31-26 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 33-20-5 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 30-31 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 28-31-3 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Injuries
02/23/16 D Matt Tennyson Undisclosed "?" Wednesday vs. Colorado
02/22/16 D Brenden Dillon Upper Body "?" Wednesday vs Colorado
02/18/16 C Tommy Wingels Shoulder out indefinitely
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/30/15 D Brad Stuart Back out indefinitely
10/06/15 C Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado
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