New York Rangers at San Jose Sharks NHL Picks & Predictions 10/30/2018
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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The New York Rangers head to SAP Center to take on the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Rangers at +218 and the Sharks at -245.
New York has a record of 3-7-1 this year. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 28 goals and surrendered 38 goals for a point differential of -10. For the year they have an ATS mark of 3-7-0 and an over/under record of 3-7-0. San Jose has a record of 6-3-2 this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They have scored 38 goals and given up 32 for a goal differential of +6. Their record against the spread is 5-5-0 while their over/under mark is 5-5-0.
Valuable New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 3-7-0 straight up this year
The New York Rangers are 3-7-0 against the over/under this season
Important San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 5-5-0 straight up this year
The San Jose Sharks are 5-5-0 against the over/under this season
Key New York Rangers Injuries
10/27/18 D Adam McQuaid Lower Body is questionable Tuesday vs Anaheim
10/23/18 D Fredrik Claesson Lower Body IR (10/23)
10/04/18 C Boo Nieves Concussion IR (10/04)
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
10/07/18 C Joe Thornton Knee is out indefinitely
Mika Zibanejad has scored 9 total points this year for the Rangers. He has 5 goals this season with 46 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 4 assists on the year and averages 20.8 minutes played per contest. Mats Zuccarello averages 19.8 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by tallying 2 goals on 20 attempts. He has 6 assists, giving him a total of 8 points on the year. Henrik Lundqvist has 2 wins and 6 losses this season in goal for the Rangers. He has 303 shots against him and he's surrendered 25 goals. He's made 278 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Logan Couture has 13 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 6 goals this year with 29 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 21%. He has a total of 7 assists on the year and averages 19.6 minutes played per contest. Brent Burns averages 24.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 2 goals on 31 attempts. He has 11 assists, giving him a total of 13 points on the year. Martin Jones has 5 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has 209 shots against him and he's given up 21 goals. He's made 188 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rangers have 7 total points this year, which is 29th in the NHL. They've scored 28 goals while giving up 38 scores, which has them ranked 27th and 10th respectively. They have had 35 power play chances and scored 7 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That is 17th in the league. The Rangers have given up 37 power play opportunities and surrendered 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73%, ranking them 24th when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.21% for the year. They allow 35 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 15th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks are 11th in the league with a total of 14 points this season. They have 9 power play goals on 39 chances for a percentage of 23%. That is 14th in the NHL. They've given up 41 power play opportunities and surrendered 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, ranking 8th overall. As a team, the Sharks are 7th with a total of 38 goals scored while they've given up 32 goals this season, ranking 17th in goals against. They average 38 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.16%. As a unit they give up 28 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 17th overall in the NHL.
New York is 26th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 46.9%, as they've attempted 626 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 710 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47% as they have 464 attempts while they have given up 523 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 25th in the league. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 50.2% of the time, which is 18th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.8% for the season. That is 14th overall in the NHL. They have 327 face-off wins compared to 334 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.5%. That ranks them 18th in the league. On defense New York has 261 hits and they have blocked 187 shots from the opposition, putting them 5th overall.
The Sharks are 3rd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 56% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 44% for the season, which is 29th in the NHL. They have 322 face-off wins compared to 351 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.8%. That is 26th in the league. On defense San Jose has 185 hits and they have blocked 141 shots from the opposition, which is 22nd in the league. San Jose is 3rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 57% as they've attempted 779 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 588 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 57.5% ranks 3rd as they have 604 attempts while they have given up 447 shots on the defensive end.
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