San Jose Sharks at Vegas Golden Knights NHL Picks & Predictions 1/10/2019
Thursday, January 10, 2019
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The San Jose Sharks head to T-Mobile Arena to take on the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday, January 10, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Sharks at +118 and the Golden Knights at -138.
San Jose has a record of 25-13-7 this year. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 160 goals and surrendered 138 goals for a point differential of +22. For the year they have an ATS mark of 24-20-0 and an over/under record of 26-17-0. Vegas has a record of 27-15-4 this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have scored 140 goals and given up 121 for a goal differential of +19. Their record against the spread is 26-19-0 while their over/under mark is 20-23-0.
Valuable San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 24-20-0 straight up this year
The San Jose Sharks are 26-17-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 26-19-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 20-23-0 against the over/under this season
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
01/08/19 D Justin Braun Knee is questionable Thursday vs Vegas
01/02/19 D Radim Simek Concussion is out indefinitely
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
12/29/18 D Colin Miller Undisclosed IR (12/29)
11/07/18 LW Erik Haula Knee is out indefinitely
01/08/19 RW Reilly Smith Undisclosed is questionable Thursday vs San Jose
01/08/19 LW William Carrier Illness is questionable Thursday vs San Jose
Brent Burns has scored 49 total points this year for the Sharks. He has 8 goals this season with 158 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 5%. He has a total of 41 assists on the year and averages 24.3 minutes played per contest. Logan Couture averages 18.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by tallying 16 goals on 106 attempts. He has 26 assists, giving him a total of 42 points on the year. Martin Jones has 19 wins and 8 losses this season in goal for the Sharks. He has 869 shots against him and he's surrendered 88 goals. He's made 781 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
William Karlsson has 30 total points this season for the Golden Knights. He has 15 goals this year with 97 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 15 assists on the year and averages 19.3 minutes played per contest. Jon Marchessault averages 18.9 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 14 goals on 162 attempts. He has 17 assists, giving him a total of 31 points on the year. Marc-Andre Fleury has 25 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Golden Knights. He has 1,085 shots against him and he's given up 95 goals. He's made 990 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks have 57 total points this year, which is 4th in the NHL. They've scored 160 goals while giving up 138 scores, which has them ranked 2nd and 9th respectively. They have had 135 power play chances and scored 34 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 25%. That is 7th in the league. The Sharks have given up 121 power play opportunities and surrendered 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking them 7th when short-handed. They average 35 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.24% for the year. They allow 28 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 89%, which is 27th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Knights are 2nd in the league with a total of 58 points this season. They have 27 power play goals on 139 chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 15th in the NHL. They've given up 134 power play opportunities and surrendered 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 6th overall. As a team, the Golden Knights are 9th with a total of 140 goals scored while they've given up 121 goals this season, ranking 23rd in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.22%. As a unit they give up 29 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 12th overall in the NHL.
San Jose is 2nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55.5%, as they've attempted 2,928 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,344 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 55.7% as they have 2,199 attempts while they have given up 1,748 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 2nd in the league. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 55.1% of the time, which is 3rd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.9% for the season. That is 29th overall in the NHL. They have 1,339 face-off wins compared to 1,341 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50%. That ranks them 16th in the league. On defense San Jose has 796 hits and they have blocked 596 shots from the opposition, putting them 21st overall.
The Golden Knights are 4th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 54.8% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 45.2% for the season, which is 27th in the NHL. They have 1,348 face-off wins compared to 1,380 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.4%. That is 19th in the league. On defense Vegas has 1,231 hits and they have blocked 628 shots from the opposition, which is 11th in the league. Vegas is 3rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54.5% as they've attempted 2,930 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,445 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 54.1% ranks 3rd as they have 2,141 attempts while they have given up 1,817 shots on the defensive end.
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