Colorado Avalanche at San Jose Sharks Game 1 Parlay 4/26/2019
Friday, April 26, 2019
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The Colorado Avalanche head to SAP Center to take on the San Jose Sharks on Friday in Game 1 of their series. The Sharks are coming off an exciting 7 game series against Vegas that had them pull off a 4-3 win in overtime to advance to the 2nd round. Colorado beat the Flames in 5 games and haven't played since last Friday. The opening line for this contest has the Avalanche at +125 and the Sharks at -145.
Colorado had a record of 38-30-14 this year. They were 5th in the Central Division. They've tallied 258 goals and surrendered 244 goals for a point differential of +14. For the year they have an ATS mark of 42-45-0 and an over/under record of 41-44-0. San Jose had a record of 46-27-9 this season. They were 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 289 goals and given up 258 for a goal differential of +31. Their record against the spread is 50-39-0 while their over/under mark is 51-35-0.
Valuable Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 42-45-0 straight up this year
The Colorado Avalanche are 41-44-0 against the over/under this season
Important San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 50-39-0 straight up this year
The San Jose Sharks are 51-35-0 against the over/under this season
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/11/18 C Vladislav Kamenev Shoulder is out indefinitely
04/24/19 D Samuel Girard Upper Body is questionable Friday vs San Jose
04/19/19 C Derick Brassard Illness is questionable Friday vs San Jose
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
04/24/19 C Joe Pavelski Head is questionable Friday vs Colorado
03/15/19 D Radim Simek Knee is out for season
Philipp Grubauer has 18 wins and 9 losses this season in goal for the Avalanche. He has 1,071 shots against him and he's surrendered 89 goals. He's made 982 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Gabriel Landeskog has scored 75 total points this year for the Avalanche. He has 34 goals this season with 243 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 41 assists on the year and averages 21.2 minutes played per contest. Nathan MacKinnon averages 22.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by tallying 41 goals on 365 attempts. He has 58 assists, giving him a total of 99 points on the year.
Evander Kane has 56 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 30 goals this year with 268 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 26 assists on the year and averages 18.4 minutes played per contest. Martin Jones has 36 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has 1,699 shots against him and he's given up 176 goals. He's made 1,523 saves for a save percentage of 90%. Gustav Nyquist averages 17.5 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 22 goals on 204 attempts. He has 38 assists, giving him a total of 60 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Avalanche have given up 272 power play opportunities and surrendered 58 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79% this season. That is 25th in the league. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.64% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 12th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Avalanche are 17th overall with 90 total points this year. They are 10th in the league with 258 goals and 16th in goals allowed with 244. They've had 286 power play chances and scored 63 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That is 7th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Sharks are 2nd with a total of 289 goals scored while they are 11th with 258 goals surrendered this season. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.67%. As a unit they give up 28 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 31st in the league. The Sharks have a total of 101 points this season, which is 6th in the NHL. They have had 57 power play goals on 241 chances for a percentage of 24%. That is 6th overall. They've given up 234 power play opportunities and surrendered 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 14th when short-handed.
Colorado is 17th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.4%, as they've attempted 4,738 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,861 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.1% as they have 3,546 attempts while they have given up 3,537 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 15th in the league. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 53.7% of the time, which is 6th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.3% for the season. That is 26th overall in the NHL. They have 2,346 face-off wins compared to 2,529 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.1%. That ranks them 26th in the league. On defense Colorado has 1,699 hits and they have blocked 1,324 shots from the opposition, putting them 2nd overall.
The Sharks are 3rd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 54.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 45.9% for the season, which is 29th in the NHL. They have 2,376 face-off wins compared to 2,346 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.3%. That is 15th in the league. On defense San Jose has 1,574 hits and they have blocked 1,077 shots from the opposition, which is 26th in the league. San Jose is 3rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53.7% as they've attempted 5,002 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,313 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 54.1% ranks 3rd as they have 3,812 attempts while they have given up 3,236 shots on the defensive end.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take San Jose -145 and under 6 total goals
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take San Jose -145 and under 6 total goals
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