Arizona Coyotes at San Jose Sharks NHL Betting Tips 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
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The Arizona Coyotes head to SAP Center to take on the San Jose Sharks on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Coyotes at +220 and the Sharks at -305.
Arizona has a record of 23-23-4 this year. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 132 goals and surrendered 142 goals for a point differential of -10. For the year they have an ATS mark of 23-27-0 and an over/under record of 22-26-0. San Jose has a record of 29-16-7 this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have scored 187 goals and given up 167 for a goal differential of +20. Their record against the spread is 29-23-0 while their over/under mark is 32-19-0.
Valuable Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 23-27-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 22-26-0 against the over/under this season
Important San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 29-23-0 straight up this year
The San Jose Sharks are 32-19-0 against the over/under this season
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
12/06/18 GO Antti Raanta Lower Body IR (12/06)
12/03/18 RW Michael Grabner Eye is out indefinitely
11/17/18 D Jason Demers Lower Body is out for season
10/03/18 C Christian Dvorak Lower Body IR (10/03)
01/31/19 D Oliver Ekman-Larsson Lower Body is questionable Saturday vs San Jose
01/14/19 C Brad Richardson Upper Body is out indefinitely
01/03/19 C Nick Schmaltz Upper Body IR (01/03); is out for season
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
02/01/19 D Marc-Edouard Vlasic Upper Body is upgraded to questionable Saturday vs Arizona
01/27/19 D Erik Karlsson Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Arizona
Clayton Keller has scored 35 total points this year for the Coyotes. He has 11 goals this season with 117 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 24 assists on the year and averages 18.7 minutes played per contest. Oliver Ekman-Larsson averages 23.7 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by tallying 6 goals on 109 attempts. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 26 points on the year. Darcy Kuemper has 11 wins and 11 losses this season in goal for the Coyotes. He has 793 shots against him and he's surrendered 68 goals. He's made 725 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Logan Couture has 47 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 19 goals this year with 123 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 28 assists on the year and averages 18.6 minutes played per contest. Brent Burns averages 24.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 5% by scoring 9 goals on 191 attempts. He has 46 assists, giving him a total of 55 points on the year. Martin Jones has 23 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has 1,045 shots against him and he's given up 110 goals. He's made 935 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes have 50 total points this year, which is 23rd in the NHL. They've scored 132 goals while giving up 142 scores, which has them ranked 28th and 25th respectively. They have had 159 power play chances and scored 29 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That is 19th in the league. The Coyotes have given up 145 power play opportunities and surrendered 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%, ranking them 1st when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.61% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 14th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks are 4th in the league with a total of 65 points this season. They have 38 power play goals on 154 chances for a percentage of 25%. That is 6th in the NHL. They've given up 144 power play opportunities and surrendered 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 10th overall. As a team, the Sharks are 3rd with a total of 187 goals scored while they've given up 167 goals this season, ranking 8th in goals against. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.44%. As a unit they give up 29 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 30th overall in the NHL.
Arizona is 15th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.2%, as they've attempted 2,910 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,889 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.4% as they have 2,153 attempts while they have given up 2,121 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 14th in the league. The Coyotes start possessions in the offensive zone 51.1% of the time, which is 14th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.9% for the season. That is 18th overall in the NHL. They have 1,398 face-off wins compared to 1,549 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.4%. That ranks them 29th in the league. On defense Arizona has 1,164 hits and they have blocked 768 shots from the opposition, putting them 9th overall.
The Sharks are 6th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 54.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 45.7% for the season, which is 26th in the NHL. They have 1,557 face-off wins compared to 1,520 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.6%. That is 12th in the league. On defense San Jose has 949 hits and they have blocked 703 shots from the opposition, which is 19th in the league. San Jose is 2nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55% as they've attempted 3,357 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,749 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 55.2% ranks 2nd as they have 2,525 attempts while they have given up 2,046 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Coyotes/Sharks NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take San Jose -305
Josh's Pick: Take San Jose -305
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