San Jose Sharks at St. Louis Blues Game 4 Betting Tips and Predictions 5/17/2019
Friday, May 17, 2019
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The San Jose Sharks head to Enterprise Center to take on the St. Louis Blues on Friday in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals. The Sharks won an exciting overtime Game 3 by a score of 5-4 that included a controversial ending. Timo Meier threw a hand pass to Erik Karlsson for the game-winning goal that the officials missed, and replay was unable to overturn the call. They now lead the series 2-1. The opening line for Game 4 has the Sharks at +110 and the Blues at -130.
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 55-43-0 and an over/under record of 56-38-0. St. Louis had a regular season record of 45-28-9. They were 3rd in the Central Division. They have scored 244 goals and given up 220 for a goal differential of +24. Their record against the spread is 54-43-0 while their over/under mark is 41-49-0.
Valuable San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 55-43-0 straight up this year
The San Jose Sharks are 56-38-0 against the over/under this season
Important St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 54-43-0 straight up this year
The St. Louis Blues are 41-49-0 against the over/under this season
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
03/15/19 D Radim Simek Knee is out for season
Key St. Louis Blues Injuries
10/04/18 LW Erik Foley Concussion is out for season
05/15/19 D Vince Dunn Facial left last game, is questionable Friday 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. Timo Meier averages 17 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by tallying 30 goals on 250 attempts. He has 36 assists, giving him a total of 66 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%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has 68 total points this season for the Blues. He has 33 goals this year with 275 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 35 assists on the year and averages 18.4 minutes played per contest. Brayden Schenn averages 18.6 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 17 goals on 159 attempts. He has 38 assists, giving him a total of 55 points on the year. Jordan Binnington has 24 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has 807 shots against him and he's given up 59 goals. He's made 748 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
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 Blues are 12th in the league with a total of 99 points this season. They have 50 power play goals on 237 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 10th in the NHL. They've given up 232 power play opportunities and surrendered 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 9th overall. As a team, the Blues are 15th with a total of 244 goals scored while they've given up 220 goals this season, ranking 26th in goals against. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.37%. As a unit they give up 29 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 14th 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 Blues are 13th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 51.6% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 48.4% for the season, which is 19th in the NHL. They have 2,450 face-off wins compared to 2,317 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.4%. That is 6th in the league. On defense St. Louis has 1,615 hits and they have blocked 1,138 shots from the opposition, which is 19th in the league. St. Louis is 9th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.7% as they've attempted 4,684 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,384 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 52.1% ranks 7th as they have 3,530 attempts while they have given up 3,246 shots on the defensive end.
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