Calgary Flames at San Jose Sharks NHL Game Picks 3/31/2019
Sunday, March 31, 2019
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The Calgary Flames head to SAP Center to take on the San Jose Sharks on Sunday, March 31, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Flames at +110 and the Sharks at -130.
Calgary has a record of 47-23-7 this year. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 269 goals and surrendered 211 goals for a point differential of +58. For the year they have an ATS mark of 48-30-0 and an over/under record of 39-35-0. San Jose has a record of 43-25-9 this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have scored 272 goals and given up 242 for a goal differential of +30. Their record against the spread is 43-34-0 while their over/under mark is 43-31-0.
Valuable Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 48-30-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 39-35-0 against the over/under this season
Important San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 43-34-0 straight up this year
The San Jose Sharks are 43-31-0 against the over/under this season
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
02/20/19 D Michael Stone Arm IR (11/21)
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
03/28/19 C Joe Pavelski Lower Body is questionable Saturday vs Vegas
03/15/19 D Radim Simek Knee is out for season
02/28/19 D Erik Karlsson Groin is out indefinitely
Johnny Gaudreau has scored 94 total points this year for the Flames. He has 35 goals this season with 240 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 59 assists on the year and averages 20.1 minutes played per contest. Sean Monahan averages 19.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by tallying 33 goals on 205 attempts. He has 47 assists, giving him a total of 80 points on the year. David Rittich has 26 wins and 8 losses this season in goal for the Flames. He has 1,171 shots against him and he's surrendered 104 goals. He's made 1,067 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Logan Couture has 66 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 26 goals this year with 187 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 40 assists on the year and averages 18.7 minutes played per contest. Brent Burns averages 25.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 5% by scoring 13 goals on 285 attempts. He has 65 assists, giving him a total of 78 points on the year. Martin Jones has 34 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has 1,621 shots against him and he's given up 168 goals. He's made 1,453 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames have 101 total points this year, which is 3rd in the NHL. They've scored 269 goals while giving up 211 scores, which has them ranked 4th and 24th respectively. They have had 257 power play chances and scored 52 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That is 15th in the league. The Flames have given up 237 power play opportunities and surrendered 49 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking them 22nd when short-handed. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.74% for the year. They allow 28 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 18th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks are 8th in the league with a total of 95 points this season. They have 55 power play goals on 228 chances for a percentage of 24%. That is 6th in the NHL. They've given up 219 power play opportunities and surrendered 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking 21st overall. As a team, the Sharks are 3rd with a total of 272 goals scored while they've given up 242 goals this season, ranking 10th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.60%. As a unit they give up 28 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 31st overall in the NHL.
Calgary is 4th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53.7%, as they've attempted 4,725 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,076 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 53.2% as they have 3,517 attempts while they have given up 3,093 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 4th in the league. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 54% of the time, which is 5th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 46% for the season. That is 27th overall in the NHL. They have 2,366 face-off wins compared to 2,176 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.1%. That ranks them 3rd in the league. On defense Calgary has 1,177 hits and they have blocked 983 shots from the opposition, putting them 29th overall.
The Sharks are 3rd 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 29th in the NHL. They have 2,235 face-off wins compared to 2,204 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.3%. That is 14th in the league. On defense San Jose has 1,453 hits and they have blocked 1,009 shots from the opposition, which is 27th in the league. San Jose is 3rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54% as they've attempted 4,752 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,055 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 54.3% ranks 3rd as they have 3,618 attempts while they have given up 3,046 shots on the defensive end.
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