Arizona Coyotes at San Jose Sharks NHL Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
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The Arizona Coyotes travel to SAP Center to play the San Jose Sharks on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Coyotes at +113 and the Sharks at -125.
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Arizona has a record of 10-27-6 this season and on the road they have a record of 5-14-4-1. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 98 goals and given up 150 goals for a point differential of -52. For the season they have an ATS record of 10-33-0 and an over/under record of 18-24-0. San Jose is 21-13-6 including 12-6-2-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 110 goals and surrendered 106 for a goal differential of +4. Their record against the spread is 21-19-0 while their over/under record is 13-26-0.
Valuable Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 10-33-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 18-24-0 against the over/under this season
Important San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 21-19-0 straight up this year
The San Jose Sharks are 13-26-0 against the over/under this season
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
12/31/17 C Brad Richardson Upper Body IR (12/27)
12/02/17 D Niklas Hjalmarsson Upper Body IR (11/28)
01/12/18 LW Zac Rinaldo Suspension 6-game suspension (eligible to return 01/13 vs San Jose)
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
01/07/18 D Dylan Demelo Undisclosed IR (01/06)
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has accumulated 19 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 6 goals this year with 113 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 5%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 24.7 minutes played per game. Clayton Keller averages 18.7 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 14 goals on 118 shots. He has 18 assists, giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Antti Raanta has 6 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has 612 shots against him and he's given up 51 goals. He's made 561 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Joe Thornton has scored 27 total points this year for the Sharks. He has 8 goals this season with 64 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 18.4 minutes played per game. Joe Thornton averages 18.4 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 8 goals on 64 shots. He has 19 assists, giving him a total of 27 points on the season. Martin Jones has 13 wins and 10 losses this year in goal for the Sharks. He has 788 shots against him and he's surrendered 68 goals. He's made 720 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes have 26 total points this season, which ranks them 31st in the NHL. They are 31st in the league in goals scored with 98 while they've given up 150 goals, ranking them 3rd overall. They have had 136 power play opportunities and have scored 24 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 21st in the NHL. The Coyotes have allowed 110 power play opportunities and have given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, putting them 17th in the league when short-handed. They average 30 shots per game and as a team shoot 7.56% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%. That puts them 30th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks are 18th in the NHL with a total of 48 points this year. They have 32 power play goals on 144 opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That ranks them 5th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 131 power play opportunities and have given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. That is 2nd in the NHL. As a team, the Sharks are 28th in the league with 110 goals scored while they've given up 106 goals, which is 29th overall. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.46%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%. That is 10th in the NHL.
Arizona is 16th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.8%, as they've attempted 2,509 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,631 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47.8% as they have 1,842 attempts while they have given up 2,014 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 21st in the league. The Coyotes start possessions in the offensive zone 48% of the time, which is 25th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 52% for the season. That is 4th overall in the NHL. They have 1,291 face-off wins compared to 1,414 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.7%. That ranks them 26th in the league. On defense Arizona has 1,035 hits and they have blocked 617 shots from the opposition, putting them 19th overall.
The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 54.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.9% for the year. That ranks them 5th and 28th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,219 face-off wins as opposed to 1,184 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.7%. That is 13th in the league. On defense San Jose has 728 hits and they've blocked 625 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 16th in blocked shots. San Jose is ranked 9th in Corsi percentage with 52.3% as they've tried 2,504 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,285 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 4th in the NHL at 52.5%, as they have 1,834 shots while they've given up 1,660 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Coyotes/Sharks NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take San Jose -125
Josh's Pick: Take San Jose -125
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