San Jose Sharks at Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Picks and Tips 1/19/2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
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The San Jose Sharks head to Amalie Arena to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Sharks at +120 and the Lightning at -145.
San Jose has a record of 28-14-7 this year. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 175 goals and surrendered 149 goals for a point differential of +26. For the year they have an ATS mark of 28-21-0 and an over/under record of 29-19-0. Tampa Bay has a record of 36-10-2 this season. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They have scored 193 goals and given up 137 for a goal differential of +56. Their record against the spread is 36-11-0 while their over/under mark is 26-19-0.
Valuable San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 28-21-0 straight up this year
The San Jose Sharks are 29-19-0 against the over/under this season
Important Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 36-11-0 straight up this year
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 26-19-0 against the over/under this season
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
01/18/19 C Tyler Johnson Lower Body left last game, is questionable Saturday vs San Jose
Logan Couture has scored 43 total points this year for the Sharks. He has 17 goals this season with 113 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 26 assists on the year and averages 18.7 minutes played per contest. Brent Burns averages 24.6 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 5% by tallying 9 goals on 172 attempts. He has 43 assists, giving him a total of 52 points on the year. Martin Jones has 22 wins and 8 losses this season in goal for the Sharks. He has 959 shots against him and he's surrendered 93 goals. He's made 866 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Brayden Point has 63 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 30 goals this year with 125 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 24%. He has a total of 33 assists on the year and averages 18.6 minutes played per contest. Nikita Kucherov averages 19.4 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 22 goals on 136 attempts. He has 54 assists, giving him a total of 76 points on the year. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 19 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has 889 shots against him and he's given up 67 goals. He's made 822 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks have 63 total points this year, which is 4th in the NHL. They've scored 175 goals while giving up 149 scores, which has them ranked 3rd and 10th respectively. They have had 143 power play chances and scored 35 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 24%. That is 7th in the league. The Sharks have given up 133 power play opportunities and surrendered 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking them 5th when short-handed. They average 34 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.42% for the year. They allow 28 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 27th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lightning are 1st in the league with a total of 74 points this season. They have 47 power play goals on 162 chances for a percentage of 29%. That is 1st in the NHL. They've given up 155 power play opportunities and surrendered 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 6th overall. As a team, the Lightning are 1st with a total of 193 goals scored while they've given up 137 goals this season, ranking 19th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 12.19%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 7th overall in the NHL.
San Jose is 2nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55%, as they've attempted 3,155 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,580 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 55.2% as they have 2,365 attempts while they have given up 1,923 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 2nd in the league. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 54.5% of the time, which is 5th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.5% for the season. That is 27th overall in the NHL. They have 1,458 face-off wins compared to 1,433 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.4%. That ranks them 14th in the league. On defense San Jose has 891 hits and they have blocked 657 shots from the opposition, putting them 20th overall.
The Lightning are 16th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.6% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49.4% for the season, which is 16th in the NHL. They have 1,468 face-off wins compared to 1,435 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.6%. That is 12th in the league. On defense Tampa Bay has 1,164 hits and they have blocked 663 shots from the opposition, which is 19th in the league. Tampa Bay is 11th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.9% as they've attempted 2,845 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,739 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51.1% ranks 12th as they have 2,169 attempts while they have given up 2,076 shots on the defensive end.
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