Monday, February 22, 2016
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The San Jose Sharks travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Monday, February 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at +105 and the Blues at -116. The over/under has been set at 5.
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San Jose comes into this matchup having played 57 games. They have an overall record of 31-21-5 and on the road they have a record of 20-9-2. Currently they are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 168 goals and given up 154 goals for a point differential of +14. 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 30-26 and an over/under record of 32-20-5. St. Louis shows up with a record of 35-17-9 including 19-9-4 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 153 goals and surrendered 144 for a goal differential of +9. The Blues have 9 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 35-26 while their over/under record sits at 20-33-8.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 54 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 26 goals this season with 154 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 28 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 141 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Martin Jones has 28 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,289 shots against him and has given up 108 goals. He has made 1,181 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Blues. He has 28 goals this season with 215 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Alex Steen has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 17 goals on 160 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 47 points on the season. Brian Elliott has 17 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 905 shots against him and has given up 62 goals. He has made 843 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Sharks have 67 total points this season. They have scored 165 goals while giving up 152 goals. They have had 194 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Sharks have allowed 169 power play opportunities and given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.63% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Blues have a total of 79 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 175 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 209 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. As a team, the Sharks have a total of 150 goals scored while they've given up 140 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.38%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
San Jose has a Corsi percentage of 50.6% as they've attempted 3,188 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,116 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.3% as they have 2,418 attempts while they've given up 2,206 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 1,730 face off wins compared to 1,692 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.6%. On defense San Jose has 1,199 hits and they've blocked 910 shots from the opposition.
St. Louis has attempted 3,263 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,351 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.7% as they have 2,450 shots while they've given up 2,483 attempts on defense. The Blues have an offensive zone percentage of 48.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.9% as they've compiled 1,906 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,836 face off losses. On defense St. Louis has blocked 868 shot attempts and they have 1,441 hits as a unit.
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 30-26 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 32-20-5 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 35-26 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 20-33-8 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Injuries
02/20/16 D Brenden Dillon Upper Body probable Monday vs St Louis
02/18/16 C Tommy Wingels Shoulder out indefinitely
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/06/15 C Steve Ott Hamstring out 3 months
02/21/16 LW Alexander Steen Upper Body expected to miss 3-4 weeks
02/21/16 GO Jake Allen Knee is upgraded to available Monday vs. San Jose
02/08/16 D Alex Pietrangelo Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take St. Louis
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