Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The San Jose Sharks travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at +111 and the Predators at -123. The over/under has been set at 5.
San Jose comes into this matchup having played 50 games. They have an overall record of 27-19-4 and on the road they have a record of 17-7-2. Currently they are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 147 goals and given up 133 goals for a point differential of +14. The Sharks have 4 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 27-23 and an over/under record of 28-17-5. Nashville shows up with a record of 24-20-8 including 13-9-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 132 goals and surrendered 138 for a goal differential of -6. The Predators have 8 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 24-28 while their over/under record sits at 18-23-11.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 25 goals this season with 138 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 26 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 15 goals on 128 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Martin Jones has 24 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1118 shots against him and has given up 95 goals. He has made 1023 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Shea Weber has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Predators. He has 13 goals this season with 123 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Filip Forsberg has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 14 goals on 151 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 19 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1118 shots against him and has given up 108 goals. He has made 1010 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Sharks have 58 total points this season. They have scored 145 goals while giving up 132 goals. They have had 167 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Sharks have allowed 151 power play opportunities and given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.58% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Predators have a total of 56 points on the season. They have 34 power play goals on 172 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 159 power play opportunities and have given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Sharks have a total of 130 goals scored while they've given up 137 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.16%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
San Jose has a Corsi percentage of 50.4% as they've attempted 2,691 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,646 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.1% as they have 2,029 attempts while they've given up 1,868 shots on the defensive end. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 50.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.2% for the season. They have 1,481 face off wins compared to 1,413 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.2%. On defense San Jose has 1,056 hits and they've blocked 778 shots from the opposition.
Nashville has attempted 2,786 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,433 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.7% as they have 2,083 shots while they've given up 1,722 attempts on defense. The Predators have an offensive zone percentage of 52.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.3% as they've compiled 1,428 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,470 face off losses. On defense Nashville has blocked 711 shot attempts and they have 1,131 hits as a unit.
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 27-23 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 28-17-5 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 24-28 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 18-23-11 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nashville Predators Injuries
11/28/15 LW Gabriel Bourque Upper Body out indefinitely
02/02/16 LW Eric Nystrom Foot out indefinitely
01/13/16 C Colin Wilson Lower Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Nashville
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