Ottawa Senators at San Jose Sharks NHL Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
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The Ottawa Senators head to SAP Center to take on the San Jose Sharks on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Senators at +264 and the Sharks at -300.
Ottawa has a record of 17-23-5 this year. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 142 goals and surrendered 174 goals for a point differential of -32. For the year they have an ATS mark of 16-28-0 and an over/under record of 29-12-0. San Jose has a record of 26-13-7 this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have scored 163 goals and given up 140 for a goal differential of +23. Their record against the spread is 25-20-0 while their over/under mark is 27-17-0.
Valuable Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 16-28-0 straight up this year
The Ottawa Senators are 29-12-0 against the over/under this season
Important San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 25-20-0 straight up this year
The San Jose Sharks are 27-17-0 against the over/under this season
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
12/31/18 D Thomas Chabot Upper Body is out indefinitely
10/04/18 RW Marian Gaborik Back is out indefinitely
01/11/19 D Ben Harpur Upper Body is out indefinitely
01/11/19 C Colin White Upper Body left last game, is questionable Saturday vs San Jose
01/11/19 C Matt Duchene Personal is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs San Jose
01/04/19 GO Mike Condon Hip is out indefinitely
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
01/10/19 D Justin Braun Knee is questionable Saturday vs Ottawa
01/10/19 D Marc-Edouard Vlasic Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Ottawa
Mark Stone has scored 48 total points this year for the Senators. He has 20 goals this season with 106 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 28 assists on the year and averages 20.5 minutes played per contest. Ryan Dzingel averages 18 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by tallying 17 goals on 100 attempts. He has 15 assists, giving him a total of 32 points on the year. Anders Nilsson has 5 wins and 10 losses this season in goal for the Senators. He has 459 shots against him and he's surrendered 45 goals. He's made 414 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Brent Burns has 50 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 8 goals this year with 164 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 5%. He has a total of 42 assists on the year and averages 24.4 minutes played per contest. Logan Couture averages 18.8 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 16 goals on 108 attempts. He has 26 assists, giving him a total of 42 points on the year. Martin Jones has 20 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has 907 shots against him and he's given up 90 goals. He's made 817 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators have 39 total points this year, which is 28th in the NHL. They've scored 142 goals while giving up 174 scores, which has them ranked 9th and 1st respectively. They have had 133 power play chances and scored 29 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That is 9th in the league. The Senators have given up 127 power play opportunities and surrendered 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking them 29th when short-handed. They average 29 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.84% for the year. They allow 37 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 26th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks are 3rd in the league with a total of 59 points this season. They have 34 power play goals on 137 chances for a percentage of 25%. That is 7th in the NHL. They've given up 124 power play opportunities and surrendered 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 6th overall. As a team, the Sharks are 2nd with a total of 163 goals scored while they've given up 140 goals this season, ranking 11th in goals against. They average 35 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.25%. As a unit they give up 28 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 29th overall in the NHL.
Ottawa is 31st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 43.8%, as they've attempted 2,368 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,043 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 44.1% as they have 1,787 attempts while they have given up 2,264 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 31st in the league. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 47.3% of the time, which is 27th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.7% for the season. That is 5th overall in the NHL. They have 1,399 face-off wins compared to 1,403 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.9%. That ranks them 17th in the league. On defense Ottawa has 914 hits and they have blocked 779 shots from the opposition, putting them 1st overall.
The Sharks are 3rd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 55% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 45% for the season, which is 29th in the NHL. They have 1,369 face-off wins compared to 1,369 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50%. That is 16th in the league. On defense San Jose has 830 hits and they have blocked 616 shots from the opposition, which is 20th in the league. San Jose is 2nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55.3% as they've attempted 2,985 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,410 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 55.5% ranks 2nd as they have 2,237 attempts while they have given up 1,794 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Senators/Sharks NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Ottawa +264
Tony's Pick: Take Ottawa +264
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