Thursday, November 17, 2016
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The San Jose Sharks travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Thursday, November 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at +104 and the Blues at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.
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San Jose comes into this matchup having played 16 games. They have an overall record of 9-7-0 and on the road they have a record of 5-5-0. Currently they are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 37 goals and given up 36 goals for a point differential of +1. The Sharks have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 9-7 and an over/under record of 2-13-1. St. Louis shows up with a record of 8-6-3 including 6-1-2 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 41 goals and surrendered 48 for a goal differential of -7. The Blues have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 8-9 while their over/under record sits at 5-9-3.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 14 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 5 goals this season with 43 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Brent Burns has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 6 goals on 75 shots. He has 8 assists giving him a total of 14 points on the season. Martin Jones has 8 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 335 shots against him and has given up 29 goals. He has made 306 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 18 total points this season for the Blues. He has 6 goals this season with 66 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Paul Stastny has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 4 goals on 28 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Jake Allen has 6 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 304 shots against him and has given up 30 goals. He has made 274 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Sharks have 18 total points this season. They have scored 37 goals while giving up 36 goals. They have had 47 power play opportunities and have scored 9 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Sharks have allowed 38 power play opportunities and given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 89%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.76% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Blues have a total of 19 points on the season. They have 13 power play goals on 59 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 68 power play opportunities and have given up 7 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 90%. As a team, the Sharks have a total of 41 goals scored while they've given up 48 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.12%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
San Jose has a Corsi percentage of 52.3% as they've attempted 947 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 863 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.1% as they have 681 attempts while they've given up 602 shots on the defensive end. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 51.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.6% for the season. They have 459 face off wins compared to 497 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense San Jose has 297 hits and they've blocked 261 shots from the opposition.
St. Louis has attempted 939 shots at full strength and they've given up 839 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53.3% as they have 707 shots while they've given up 620 attempts on defense. The Blues have an offensive zone percentage of 54% and their defensive zone percentage is 46% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.6% as they've compiled 501 face off wins this season and they have suffered 489 face off losses. On defense St. Louis has blocked 219 shot attempts and they have 327 hits as a unit.
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 9-7 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 2-13-1 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 8-9 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 5-9-3 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Injuries
11/15/16 C Melker Karlsson Ankle "?" Thursday vs St Louis
St. Louis Blues Injuries
11/16/16 LW Alexander Steen Concussion "?" Thursday vs. San Jose
11/06/16 D Joel Edmundson Upper Body out indefinitely
10/29/16 D Robert Bortuzzo Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take St. Louis -115
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