San Jose Sharks at Colorado Avalanche Game 4 Betting Tips 5/2/2019
Thursday, May 2, 2019
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The San Jose Sharks head to Pepsi Center to take on the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday in Game 4 of their series. San Jose won Game 3 by a score of 4-2 to take a 2-1 series lead on Tuesday. Logan Couture had his first career hat trick to seal the game for the Sharks. Martin Jones stopped 25 Colorado shots on the night. The opening line for Game 4 has the Sharks at -290 and the Avalanche at +240.
San Jose had a record of 46-27-9 this year. They were 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 289 goals and surrendered 258 goals for a point differential of +31. For the year they have an ATS mark of 51-40-0 and an over/under record of 53-35-0. Colorado had a regular season record of 38-30-14. They were 5th in the Central Division. They have scored 258 goals and given up 244 for a goal differential of +14. Their record against the spread is 43-46-0 while their over/under mark is 43-44-0.
Valuable San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 51-40-0 straight up this year
The San Jose Sharks are 53-35-0 against the over/under this season
Important Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 43-46-0 straight up this year
The Colorado Avalanche are 43-44-0 against the over/under this season
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
04/30/19 C Joe Pavelski Head is questionable Thursday vs Colorado
03/15/19 D Radim Simek Knee is out for season
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/11/18 C Vladislav Kamenev Shoulder is out indefinitely
04/30/19 LW Matt Calvert Upper Body is questionable Thursday vs San Jose
Evander Kane has scored 56 total points this year for the Sharks. He has 30 goals this season with 268 shots on net, 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. Tomas Hertl averages 19 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by tallying 35 goals on 176 attempts. He has 39 assists, giving him a total of 74 points on the year. Martin Jones has 36 wins and 19 losses this season in goal for the Sharks. He has 1,699 shots against him and he's surrendered 176 goals. He's made 1,523 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Gabriel Landeskog has 75 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 34 goals this year with 243 shots on goal, 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 contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 41 goals on 365 attempts. He has 58 assists, giving him a total of 99 points on the year. Philipp Grubauer has 18 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has 1,071 shots against him and he's given up 89 goals. He's made 982 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks have 101 total points this year, which is 6th in the NHL. They've scored 289 goals while giving up 258 scores, which has them ranked 2nd and 11th respectively. They have had 241 power play chances and scored 57 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 24%. That is 6th in the league. The Sharks have given up 234 power play opportunities and surrendered 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking them 14th when short-handed. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.67% for the year. They allow 28 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 89%, which is 31st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Avalanche are 17th in the league with a total of 90 points this season. They have 63 power play goals on 286 chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 7th in the NHL. They've given up 272 power play opportunities and surrendered 58 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking 25th overall. As a team, the Avalanche are 10th with a total of 258 goals scored while they've given up 244 goals this season, ranking 16th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.64%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 12th overall in the NHL.
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 is 54.1% as they have 3,812 attempts while they have given up 3,236 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 3rd in the league. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 54.1% of the time, which is 3rd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.9% for the season. That is 29th overall 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 ranks them 15th in the league. On defense San Jose has 1,574 hits and they have blocked 1,077 shots from the opposition, putting them 26th overall.
The Avalanche are 6th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 53.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 46.3% for the season, which is 26th 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 is 26th in the league. On defense Colorado has 1,699 hits and they have blocked 1,324 shots from the opposition, which is 2nd in the league. 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 of 50.1% ranks 15th as they have 3,546 attempts while they have given up 3,537 shots on the defensive end.
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