Sunday, February 12, 2017
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The San Jose Sharks travel to Prudential Center to play the New Jersey Devils on Sunday, February 12, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at -131 and the Devils at +119. The over/under has been set at 5.
San Jose comes into this matchup having played 55 games. They have an overall record of 33-18-4 and on the road they have a record of 15-11-2. Currently they are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 151 goals and given up 132 goals for a point differential of +19. The Sharks have an overall record of 6-2-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-22 and an over/under record of 14-24-17. New Jersey shows up with a record of 23-21-10 including 11-9-4 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 127 goals and surrendered 153 for a goal differential of -26. The Devils have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 20-31 while their over/under record sits at 20-21-13.
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Joe Pavelski has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 18 goals this season with 173 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Brent Burns has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 22 goals on 213 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 57 points on the season. Martin Jones has 27 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,239 shots against him and has given up 105 goals. He has made 1,134 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Devils. He has 13 goals this season with 145 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Kyle Palmieri has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 14 goals on 111 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 17 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 1,190 shots against him and has given up 105 goals. He has made 1,085 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Sharks have 70 total points this season. They have scored 151 goals while giving up 132 goals. They have had 172 power play opportunities and have scored 30 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Sharks have allowed 144 power play opportunities and given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.05% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Devils have a total of 56 points on the season. They have 29 power play goals on 178 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 171 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Sharks have a total of 127 goals scored while they've given up 153 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.60%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
San Jose has a Corsi percentage of 51.1% as they've attempted 3,202 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,059 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.1% as they have 2,371 attempts while they've given up 2,184 shots on the defensive end. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 52.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.3% for the season. They have 1,531 face off wins compared to 1,675 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 47.8%. On defense San Jose has 1,065 hits and they've blocked 875 shots from the opposition.
New Jersey has attempted 2,594 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,013 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.6% as they have 2,013 shots while they've given up 2,309 attempts on defense. The Devils have an offensive zone percentage of 46.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 53.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.1% as they've compiled 1,616 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,611 face off losses. On defense New Jersey has blocked 704 shot attempts and they have 1,086 hits as a unit.
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 31-22 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 14-24-17 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 20-31 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 20-21-13 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Injuries
02/03/17 RW Joonas Donskoi Upper Body out indefinitely
01/23/17 C Micheal Haley Lower Body out indefinitely
01/13/17 D Dylan Demelo Wrist out indefinitely
New Jersey Devils Injuries
02/06/17 D Jon Merrill Upper Body "?" Sunday vs San Jose
02/06/17 D Kyle Quincey Upper Body "?" Sunday vs San Jose
01/31/17 RW Beau Bennett Leg out indefinitely
01/02/17 D John Moore Concussion out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New Jersey +119
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