Monday, October 17, 2016
Madison Square Garden
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The San Jose Sharks travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Monday, October 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at +100 and the Rangers at -123. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
San Jose comes into this matchup after having a regular season record of 46-30-6 last season and on the road they had a record of 28-10-3. They finished 3rd in the Pacific Division. They scored 241 goals and gave up 210 goals for a point differential of +31. The Sharks had 6 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In their last 10 games they had an overall record of 5-5-0. For the season they had an ATS record of 43-36 and an over/under record of 42-33-7. New York had a regular season record of 46-27-9 including 27-10-4 at home last season. They were 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They scored 236 goals and surrendered 217 for a goal differential of +19. The Rangers had 9 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They had a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread was 44-36 while their over/under record sat at 37-28-17.
Joe Pavelski accumulated 78 total points last season for the Sharks. He had 38 goals last year with 224 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He had a total of 40 assists on the season and averaged 20 minutes played per game. Joe Thornton averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 19 goals on 121 shots. He had 63 assists giving him a total of 82 points on the season. Martin Jones had 37 wins and 23 losses last season in net for the Sharks. He had 1,734 shots against him and gave up 143 goals. He made 1,591 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Derek Stepan accumulated 53 total points last season for the Rangers. He had 22 goals last year with 192 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He had a total of 31 assists on the season and averaged 18 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 26 goals on 166 shots. He had 35 assists giving him a total of 61 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist had 35 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He had 1,944 shots against him and gave up 156 goals. He made 1,788 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Sharks had 98 total points last season. They scored 241 goals while giving up 210 goals. They had 275 power play opportunities and scored 62 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Sharks allowed 236 power play opportunities and gave up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They averaged 30 shots per game and as a team they shot 9.67% for the season. They allowed 27 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 92%.
The Rangers had a total of 101 points on the season. They had 42 power play goals on 226 opportunities for a percentage of 19%. They allowed 243 power play opportunities and gave up 53 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Sharks had a total of 236 goals scored while they gave up 217 goals during the campaign. They averaged 28 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 10.10%. As a team they gave up 30 shots per game and had a save percentage of 92%.
San Jose had a Corsi percentage of 51.1% as they attempted 4,595 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,404 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was at 53% as they had 3,504 attempts while they gave up 3,112 shots on the defensive end. The Sharks started possessions in the offensive zone 51% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 49% for the season. They had 2,472 face off wins compared to 2,404 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 50.7%. On defense San Jose had 1,686 hits and they blocked 1,292 shots from the opposition.
New York attempted 4,360 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,817 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 47.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 48.3% as they had 3,267 shots while they gave up 3,503 attempts on defense. The Rangers had an offensive zone percentage of 50% and their defensive zone percentage was 50% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 49.2% as they compiled 2,313 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,390 face off losses. On defense New York blocked 1,314 shot attempts and they had 2,164 hits as a unit.
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks were 43-36 straight up last season
The San Jose Sharks were 42-33-7 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers were 44-36 straight up last season
The New York Rangers were 37-28-17 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Injuries
No key injuries to report
New York Rangers Injuries
10/16/16 D Dan Girardi Hip injured last game, doubtful Monday vs. San Jose
10/16/16 D Kevin Klein Back doubtful Monday vs. San Jose
10/10/16 C Oscar Lindberg Hip out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New York
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