Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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The San Jose Sharks travel to Amalie Arena to play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at +113 and the Lightning at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.
San Jose comes into this matchup having played 54 games. They have an overall record of 29-20-5 and on the road they have a record of 18-8-2. Currently they are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 160 goals and given up 146 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 6-2-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 29-25 and an over/under record of 30-19-5. Tampa Bay shows up with a record of 30-21-4 including 18-9-2 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 147 goals and surrendered 135 for a goal differential of +12. The Lightning have 4 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 30-25 while their over/under record sits at 21-27-7.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 52 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 25 goals this season with 148 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 27 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 138 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Martin Jones has 26 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,203 shots against him and has given up 101 goals. He has made 1,102 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Steven Stamkos has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 22 goals this season with 158 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Nikita Kucherov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 23 goals on 140 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 22 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 1,115 shots against him and has given up 86 goals. He has made 1,029 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Sharks have 63 total points this season. They have scored 158 goals while giving up 144 goals. They have had 187 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Sharks have allowed 164 power play opportunities and given up 32 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 Lightning have a total of 64 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 188 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 166 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Sharks have a total of 145 goals scored while they've given up 132 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.01%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
San Jose has a Corsi percentage of 50.6% as they've attempted 3,042 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,964 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.4% as they have 2,301 attempts while they've given up 2,088 shots on the defensive end. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 50.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.1% for the season. They have 1,653 face off wins compared to 1,610 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.7%. On defense San Jose has 1,152 hits and they've blocked 876 shots from the opposition.
Tampa Bay has attempted 3,056 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,858 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.3% as they have 2,296 shots while they've given up 2,182 attempts on defense. The Lightning have an offensive zone percentage of 53.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.9% as they've compiled 1,624 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,628 face off losses. On defense Tampa Bay has blocked 676 shot attempts and they have 1,102 hits as a unit.
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 29-25 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 30-19-5 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 30-25 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 21-27-7 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Injuries
02/13/16 D Brenden Dillon Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/15/15 F Joel Vermin Hand out 6-8 weeks
10/06/14 D Mattias Ohlund Knee out indefinitely
02/09/16 D Jason Garrison Lower Body expected to miss 3-5 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Tampa Bay
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