Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The San Jose Sharks travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday, March 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at +118 and the Oilers at -130. The over/under has been set at 5.
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San Jose comes into this matchup having played 76 games. They have an overall record of 43-26-7 and on the road they have a record of 19-16-3. Currently they are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 206 goals and given up 186 goals for a point differential of +20. The Sharks have an overall record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 41-33 and an over/under record of 20-34-22. Edmonton shows up with a record of 42-25-9 including 22-12-4 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 225 goals and surrendered 196 for a goal differential of +29. The Oilers have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 38-34 while their over/under record sits at 29-42-5.
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Valuable San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 41-33 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 20-34-22 against the over/under
Important Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 38-34 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 29-42-5 against the over/under
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
03/28/17 C Logan Couture Facial "?" Thursday vs. Edmonton
03/28/17 C Micheal Haley Suspension Served probable Thursday vs. Edmonton
Key Edmonton Oilers Injuries
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
03/25/17 RW Tyler Pitlick Knee out indefinitely
02/18/17 LW Benoit Pouliot Undisclosed out indefinitely
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 65 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 28 goals this season with 219 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 37 assists on the season and averages 19.1 minutes played per game. Brent Burns has averaged 24.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 28 goals on 298 shots. He has 45 assists giving him a total of 73 points on the season. Martin Jones has 33 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,585 shots against him and has given up 139 goals. He has made 1,446 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Connor McDavid has accumulated 89 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 27 goals this season with 225 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 62 assists on the season and averages 21.2 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 18.8 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 27 goals on 160 shots. He has 44 assists giving him a total of 71 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 38 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,987 shots against him and has given up 158 goals. He has made 1,829 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks have 93 total points this season. They have scored 206 goals while giving up 186 goals. They have had 232 power play opportunities and have scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Sharks have allowed 195 power play opportunities and given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.02% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers have a total of 93 points on the season. They have 50 power play goals on 223 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 208 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Sharks have a total of 225 goals scored while they've given up 196 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.57%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
San Jose has a Corsi percentage of 50.7% as they've attempted 4,383 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,268 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.1% as they have 3,288 attempts while they've given up 3,029 shots on the defensive end. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 53.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.6% for the season. They have 2,123 face off wins compared to 2,299 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense San Jose has 1,454 hits and they've blocked 1,239 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 4,335 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,303 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51% as they have 3,239 shots while they've given up 3,115 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 51% and their defensive zone percentage is 49% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.2% as they've compiled 2,137 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,394 face off losses. On defense Edmonton has blocked 1,188 shot attempts and they have 1,925 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Sharks/Oilers NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Edmonton -130
Guy's Pick: Take Edmonton -130
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