San Jose Sharks at Colorado Avalanche NHL Picks & Predictions 2/6/2018
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
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The San Jose Sharks travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at -115 and the Avalanche at +104.
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San Jose has a record of 28-16-8 this season and on the road they have a record of 14-9-5-2. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 152 goals and given up 142 goals for a point differential of +10. For the season they have an ATS record of 28-24-0 and an over/under record of 19-32-0. Colorado has a record of 28-19-4 including 18-7-1-0 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 164 goals and surrendered 149 for a goal differential of +15. Their record against the spread is 28-23-0 while their over/under record is 28-21-0.
Valuable San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 28-24-0 straight up this year
The San Jose Sharks are 19-32-0 against the over/under this season
Important Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 28-23-0 straight up this year
The Colorado Avalanche are 28-21-0 against the over/under this season
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
01/24/18 C Joe Thornton MCL IR (01/23)
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/18/17 D Sergei Boikov Shoulder is out indefinitely
11/19/17 C Vladislav Kamenev Arm IR (11/16)
01/31/18 C Nathan MacKinnon Upper Body is out indefinitely
01/30/18 D Mark Barberio Lower Body IR (01/24)
01/16/18 RW Sven Andrighetto Leg IR (01/01)
Martin Jones has 15 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has 955 shots against him and he's given up 83 goals. He's made 872 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Brent Burns has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 9 goals this year with 222 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 4%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 25.2 minutes played per game. Logan Couture averages 18.3 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 22 goals on 125 shots. He has 17 assists, giving him a total of 39 points on the season.
Nathan MacKinnon has scored 61 total points this year for the Avalanche. He has 24 goals this season with 164 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 37 assists on the season and averages 19.3 minutes played per game. Jonathan Bernier has 15 wins and 9 losses this year in goal for the Avalanche. He has 803 shots against him and he's surrendered 67 goals. He's made 736 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Mikko Rantanen averages 18.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 17 goals on 116 shots. He has 33 assists, giving him a total of 50 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks have allowed 159 power play opportunities and have given up 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84% this year. That is 2nd in the NHL. They average 33 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.96% for the season. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is ranked 13th in the league. The Sharks has 64 total points this season, ranking 10th in the NHL in offense. They are 17th in the league with 152 goals while they've given up 142 goals, which is 23rd overall. They have had 177 power play opportunities and scored 42 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. That is 4th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Avalanche are 8th with 164 goals scored while they are 20th in the NHL with 149 goals allowed this year. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.76%. They give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 15th place in the league. The Avalanche have a total of 60 points this year, which is 17th in the NHL. They have 39 power play goals on 189 opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That ranks their power play unit 13th. They've allowed 182 power play opportunities and have given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, which is 3rd overall.
San Jose has a Corsi percentage of 51.5% as they've tried 3,217 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,024 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 7th in Corsi percentage. They are 7th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 52.3% as they have 2,396 shots while they've given up 2,188 attempts on defense. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 53% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47% for the year. That puts them 6th and 26th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,571 face-off wins as opposed to 1,545 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.4%. That is 19th overall in the NHL. On defense San Jose has 902 hits and they've blocked 836 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 4th in the league.
The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 48.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.6% for the year. That ranks them 26th and 4th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,361 face-off wins as opposed to 1,705 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 44.4%. That is 31st in the league. On defense Colorado has 982 hits and they've blocked 802 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 9th in blocked shots. Colorado is ranked 25th in Corsi percentage with 47.5% as they've tried 2,786 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,075 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 25th in the NHL at 47.6%, as they have 2,066 shots while they've given up 2,273 attempts on defense.
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