Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Xcel Energy Center
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The San Jose Sharks head to Xcel Energy Center to take on the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Sharks at +120 and the Wild at -140. The over/under has been set at 5.
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San Jose comes into this game having played 71 games. They have an overall record of 42-22-7 and away from home they have a record of 19-12-3. The currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 196 goals and surrendered 165 goals for a point differential of +31. The Sharks have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 40-29 and an over/under record of 17-33-21. Minnesota shows up with a record of 43-22-6 including 23-10-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 232 goals and surrendered 178 for a goal differential of +54. The Wild have a record of 2-8-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 40-28 while their over/under record sits at 36-27-8.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 63 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 28 goals this season with 213 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 19.2 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 10% by scoring 27 goals on 281 shots. He has 43 assists giving him a total of 70 points on the season. Martin Jones has 32 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,496 shots against him and has given up 125 goals. He has made 1,371 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Ryan Suter has accumulated 36 total points this season for the Wild. He has 8 goals this season with 144 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 27.1 minutes played per game. Eric Staal has averaged 18.7 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 24 goals on 181 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 54 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 36 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1,659 shots against him and has given up 121 goals. He has made 1,538 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Sharks have 91 total points this season. They have scored 196 goals while giving up 165 goals. They have had 220 power play opportunities and have scored 37 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Sharks have allowed 181 power play opportunities and given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.13% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Wild have a total of 92 points on the season. They have 42 power play goals on 199 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 191 power play opportunities and have given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Sharks have a total of 232 goals scored while they've given up 178 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.56%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
San Jose has a Corsi percentage of 50.7% as they've attempted 4,099 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,984 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.1% as they have 3,071 attempts while they've given up 2,829 shots on the defensive end. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 53.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.8% for the season. They have 1,981 face off wins compared to 2,144 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense has 1,371 hits and they've blocked 1,155 shots from the opposition.
Minnesota has attempted 3,964 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,095 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.5% as they have 2,983 shots while they've given up 3,048 attempts on defense. The Wild have an offensive zone percentage of 50.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.5% as they've compiled 2,202 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,071 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,047 shot attempts and they have 1,117 hits as a unit.
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 40-29 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 17-33-21 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 40-28 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 36-27-8 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Injuries
03/20/17 RW Jannik Hansen Upper Body injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Dallas
03/18/17 C Melker Karlsson Lower Body "?" Monday vs. Dallas
03/13/17 D David Schlemko Lower Body out indefinitely
01/23/17 C Micheal Haley Lower Body out indefinitely
Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
03/14/17 D Gustav Olofsson Upper Body out indefinitely
03/05/17 D Christian Folin Arm out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take San Jose +120
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