San Jose Sharks vs Vegas Golden Knights NHL Betting Tips 11/21/2019
Game: San Jose Sharks vs Vegas Golden Knights
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Location: T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV
Odds/Point Spread: Sharks (+155) Golden Knights (-188)
Marc-Andre Fleury and the Vegas Golden Knights (11-9-3, 3rd in the Pacific Division) host the San Jose Sharks (10-11-1, 7th in the Pacific Division) at T-Mobile Arena on Thursday, November 21, 2019. The moneyline on this contest has the Sharks coming in at +155 and the Golden Knights are at -188. The over/under has been set at 7.5. The Sharks cover 40.0% of the time, having gone 8-12 SU. Vegas covers 42.9% of the time, going 9-12 straight up.
The San Jose Sharks head into this game holding a record of 10 wins and 11 losses, which puts them at 7th in the Pacific Division. So far this year, they have scored a total of 63 goals which has them at 8th in the West and 16th in the NHL. Their goal differential is -15, which puts them at 28th in the NHL. The Sharks have a total of 21 points, which has them at 23rd in the NHL and 13th in the Western Conference. In terms of shots at the opposition, they have a total of 645 which has them at 11th in the West and 22nd in the NHL. As a group, San Jose currently has a total of 386 hits which has them averaging 17.5 per game. They have a total of 197 blocks for the season. The man in goal for San Jose is Martin Jones from North Vancouver, British Columbia. He is 30 years old and has racked up 1,025 mins protecting the net for the campaign. Jones is giving up an average of 3.34 goals against average which has him ranked 19th among Western Conference goalies and 39th in the NHL. During this season, he has surrendered 57 goals. He has a save percentage of .885 which has him ranked 22nd among Western Conference goalies.
The San Jose Sharks were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 5 - 2 defeat to the Edmonton Oilers in their last game. The Sharks left a lot to be desired in terms of their offense in the defeat. In this outing, they finished 2 of the 35 shots they tried. Moreover, they had 2 power play opportunities but weren't able to score. San Jose ended up with 4 penalty minutes in this game. The Corsi for the Sharks was 47 and the Corsi against was 42 giving them a Corsi percentage of 52.8%. Their Fenwick was 32 and the Fenwick against at even strength sat at 34, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 48.5%. They won 31 face-off wins at even strength and lost 19 of the face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 50.0% and they had a PDO of 89.3 for this one. When it comes to their opponent, the Edmonton Oilers tallied a total of 29 shots. They ended the game with 4 penalty minutes and they notched 2 power play attempts.
The Golden Knights will be the team across the ice and for the season they sit with 11 wins and 9 defeats. in respect to goal differential, they are currently sitting 8th in the Western Conference and 15th in the league with +3. They currently have a total of 70 goals for the year which ranks them 4th in the conference. Vegas has a save % as a team of .908 which is good for 12th in the league, which tells us there should be some chances to score. They have a team shooting percentage of 9.0% which puts them at 12th in the West. In net for Vegas is Marc-Andre Fleury who is having a marginal season by giving up 2.49 GAA and that has him 7th in the West and 9th in the NHL among goalies. In the 1,038 minutes he's played, he has allowed 43 goals. He holds a save percentage of .921, which places him at 6th in the West and 10th in the NHL among goalies.
The Vegas Golden Knights went up against the Toronto Maple Leafs in an outing where the Golden Knights notched a win by a final of 4 - 2. For this game, Vegas had a 47.4% Corsi rating. They got to that percentage by earning a Corsi of 45 and the team opposite of them having a Corsi of 50. Their Fenwick rate came in at 48.5% with a Fenwick of 32 and the Maple Leafs finishing with a 34 Fenwick. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Vegas played and it was a good performance overall. They had a PDO at even strength of 104.6 and they finished this one with an oZS percentage of 70.0%. The Golden Knights scored 4 goals out of the 37 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 2 power play chances in this game and converted 2 out of those opportunities. On the other side of the ice, the Maple Leafs had 2 power play chances and used that advantage to score 1 goal. Vegas gave way to 33 shots on goal and the Maple Leafs ended up with 4 minutes in the box.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Vegas (-188)
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