San Jose Sharks at Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Picks & Parlay 1/4/2018
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Air Canada Centre
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The San Jose Sharks head to Air Canada Centre to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday, January 4, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Sharks at +122 and the Maple Leafs at -135.
San Jose has a record of 21-12-4 this year and away from home they have a record of 9-6-2-0. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 102 goals and surrendered 93 goals for a point differential of +9. For the year they have an ATS mark of 21-16-0 and an over/under record of 12-24-0. Toronto has a record of 23-16-2, including 11-6-0-0 on home ice this year. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 135 goals and have given up 120 for a goal differential of +15. Their record against the spread is 23-18-0 while their over/under mark is 21-17-0.
Valuable San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 21-16-0 straight up this year
The San Jose Sharks are 12-24-0 against the over/under this season
Important Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 23-18-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 21-17-0 against the over/under this season
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
12/10/17 RW Barclay Goodrow Lower Body IR (12/08)
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
12/18/17 RW Nikita Soshnikov Lower Body IR (12/11)
12/17/17 D Nikita Zaitsev Lower Body IR (12/16)
11/06/17 LW Joffrey Lupul Hernia IR (10/03)
Martin Jones has 13 wins and 9 losses this season in goal for the Sharks. He has 731 shots against him and he's surrendered 63 goals. He's made 668 stops for a save percentage of 91%. Joe Thornton has scored 27 total points this year for the Sharks. He has 8 goals this season with 63 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 19 assists on the year and averages 18.3 minutes played per contest. Joe Thornton averages 18.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 8 goals on 63 attempts. He has 19 assists, giving him a total of 27 points on the year.
Auston Matthews has 31 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 17 goals this year with 97 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 14 assists on the year and averages 18.5 minutes played per contest. Frederik Andersen has 20 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has 1,125 shots against him and he's given up 89 goals. He's made 1,036 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Nazem Kadri averages 16.2 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 13 goals on 99 attempts. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 23 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks have given up 122 power play opportunities and surrendered 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85% this season. That is 2nd in the league. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.51% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, ranking them 7th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Sharks are 15th overall with 46 total points this year. They are 27th in the league with 102 goals and 29th in goals allowed with 93. They've had 132 power play chances and scored 29 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That is 5th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Maple Leafs are 4th with a total of 135 goals scored while they are 11th with 120 goals surrendered this season. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.73%. As a unit they give up 34 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 10th in the league. The Maple Leafs have a total of 48 points this season, which is 11th in the NHL. They have had 25 power play goals on 115 chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 6th overall. They've given up 130 power play opportunities and surrendered 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking 8th when short-handed.
San Jose has a Corsi percentage of 52.5% as they've tried 2,323 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,098 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 4th in Corsi percentage. They are 4th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 52.8% as they have 1,700 shots while they've given up 1,521 attempts on defense. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 54% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46% for the year. That puts them 6th and 28th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,126 face-off wins as opposed to 1,069 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.3%. That is 12th overall in the NHL. On defense San Jose has 670 hits and they've blocked 577 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 19th in the league.
The Maple Leafs are 26th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.8% for the season, which is 7th in the NHL. They have 1,316 face-off wins compared to 1,263 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51%. That is 13th in the league. On defense Toronto has 846 hits and they have blocked 574 shots from the opposition, which is 20th in the league. Toronto is 23rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.2% as they've attempted 2,422 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,504 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 48% ranks 27th as they have 1,781 attempts while they have given up 1,930 shots on the defensive end.
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Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take San Jose +122 and over 6 total goals
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