San Jose Sharks at New Jersey Devils NHL Picks & Predictions 10/14/2018
Sunday, October 14, 2018
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The San Jose Sharks travel to Prudential Center to play the New Jersey Devils on Sunday, October 14, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at -115 and the Devils at -115.
San Jose has a record of 2-2-1 this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They have scored 15 goals and given up 16 goals for a point differential of -1. For the season they have an ATS record of 2-3-0 and an over/under record of 2-3-0. New Jersey has a record of 2-0-0 this year. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 11 goals and surrendered 2 for a goal differential of +9. Their record against the spread is 2-0-0 while their over/under record is 1-1-0.
Valuable San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 2-3-0 straight up this year
The San Jose Sharks are 2-3-0 against the over/under this season
Important New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 2-0-0 straight up this year
The New Jersey Devils are 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
10/07/18 C Joe Thornton Knee is out indefinitely
Key New Jersey Devils Injuries
10/05/18 LW Jesper Bratt Jaw is out indefinitely
10/03/18 GO Cory Schneider Hip IR (10/03)
Martin Jones has 1 win and 2 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has 64 shots against him and he's given up 9 goals. He's made 55 saves for a save percentage of 86%. Joe Pavelski has accumulated 2 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 2 goals this year with 15 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He averages 17.8 minutes played per game. Evander Kane averages 17.6 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 4 goals on 23 shots.
Kyle Palmieri has scored 4 total points this year for the Devils. He has 4 goals this season with 8 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 50%. He averages 17 minutes played per game. Keith Kinkaid has 2 wins and no losses this year in goal for the Devils. He has 40 shots against him and he's surrendered 2 goals. He's made 38 saves for a save percentage of 95%. Travis Zajac averages 17.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 50% by scoring 2 goals on 4 shots.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks have allowed 20 power play opportunities and have given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75% this year. That is 21st in the NHL. They average 38 shots per game and as a team shoot 7.81% for the season. They allow 25 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 87%, which is ranked 24th in the league. The Sharks have 5 total points this season, ranking 10th in the NHL in offense. They are 9th in the league with 15 goals while they've given up 16 goals, which is 7th overall. They have had 18 power play opportunities and scored 2 goals on those chances for a percentage of 11%. That is 20th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Devils are 15th with 11 goals scored while they are 31st in the NHL with 2 goals allowed this year. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 17.46%. They give up 20 shots per game and have a save percentage of 95%, putting them in 4th place in the league. The Devils have a total of 4 points this year, which is 15th in the NHL. They have 2 power play goals on 6 opportunities for a percentage of 33%. That ranks their power play unit 5th. They've allowed 8 power play opportunities and have given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%, which is 9th overall.
San Jose is 4th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 59.4%, as they've attempted 360 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 246 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 59.9% as they have 281 attempts while they have given up 188 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 2nd in the league. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 63.5% of the time, which is 2nd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 36.5% for the season. That is 30th overall in the NHL. They have 143 face-off wins compared to 142 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.2%. That ranks them 18th in the league. On defense San Jose has 80 hits and they have blocked 58 shots from the opposition, putting them 9th overall.
The Devils are 4th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 58.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 41.9% for the season, which is 27th in the NHL. They have 68 face-off wins compared to 55 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 55.3%. That is 4th in the league. On defense New Jersey has 43 hits and they have blocked 28 shots from the opposition, which is 28th in the league. New Jersey is 7th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54.7% as they've attempted 110 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 91 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 59.9% ranks 1st as they have 94 attempts while they have given up 63 shots on the defensive end.
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