San Jose Sharks vs Colorado Avalanche Prediction, 11/13/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Jose Sharks vs Colorado Avalanche
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Location: Ball Arena in Denver, CO
TV: Altitude Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Sharks (+160) Avalanche (-213)
James Reimer and the San Jose Sharks head to Ball Arena on Saturday where they'll meet the Colorado Avalanche. The Avalanche open this game at -213 while the Sharks are coming in at +160. The O/U is set at 5.5.
The Sharks will look to clean up some issues after taking a 4-1 defeat to the Jets their last time on the ice. The Sharks left a lot to be desired in terms of their offense in the defeat. For the outing, they finished 1 of the 27 shots they attempted. Additionally, they had 1 power play try but weren't able to notch a goal. San Jose accrued 7 penalty mins for this matchup. The Corsi for the Sharks came in at 59 and the Corsi against was 67 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 46.8%. Their Fenwick was 43 and the Fenwick against was 50, meaning the had a Fenwick percentage of 46.2%. They had a tally of 29 face-off wins when at even strength and were beaten on 20 attempts to take control of the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 30.3% and their PDO rating was 90.5 for this game.
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San Jose Sharks opponents have earned 34 power play opportunities (25th in pro hockey) and have tallied 3 goals in those chances. The Sharks have had 391 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .913. San Jose has taken 380 shots and has a shooting percentage of 9.7%. While at even strength, the Sharks let the opposition score 31 goals while earning 29 of their own. San Jose is sitting with 38 power play opportunities and they have notched 8 goals during those advantages, giving them a percentage of 21.05%. For the year, they have scored 15 points and their points percentage comes in at .577. When talking about their scoring, the San Jose Sharks have accumulated 37 goals (15th in the NHL) so far this year and have given up 34.
The man in goal for this game is James Reimer. The opposition has been able to score 984 goals against Reimer in his pro career and his goals against average per contest is 2.77. Reimer has participated in 392 matchups over the course of his professional hockey career. His save percentage is at .914 for his 21,303 minutes in the crease. He has amassed a mark of 176-133-44 and he has started in 357 games. Throughout his time in hockey, Reimer is sitting with 182 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .510. Reimer has seen 11,389 shots taken against him and has accrued 10,405 total saves.
Their last time out, Colorado faced the Canucks in an outing where the Avalanche got the win by a mark of 7-1. Colorado went home with a 54.3% Corsi rating. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Colorado had and it was an excellent showing for this outing. Their Fenwick rate was 59.7% by earning a Fenwick of 37 and the Canucks having a 25 Fenwick at even strength. They had a PDO of 110 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 60.1%. The Avalanche had 7 goals out of the 35 shots on goal they took. They had 3 power play attempts in this one and netted 2 goals out of those attempts.
Colorado has attempted 356 shots (26th in hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 10.11%, while allowing the opposition 350 shots. They have earned a penalty kill rate of 86.21% on the other teams 29 power play tries, and their save percentage currently comes in at 89.4%. They have a total of 41 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 14.63%. The Avalanche have accumulated 30 goals at even strength and 6 goals (27th in hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have granted a total of 37 goals to be scored by of a combination of 33 goals at even strength and 4 goals while they were shorthanded. On the campaign, the Colorado Avalanche have accumulated 36 goals, 11 points, and a points percentage of .500.
For the opposition you will find Darcy Kuemper in net. Opponents are averaging 2.48 goals per game and he has surrendered 584 goals overall. Kuemper's quality start rate sits at 56.4% and he has 132 quality starts in his career. He was named a starter in 234 games and has played for a total of 14,137 minutes. Kuemper has accumulated a career mark of 111-87-32 and has participated in 251 games. He has tallied 6,417 stops out of 7,001 shots attempted against him, giving him a save % of .917.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Tony's Pick: Take San Jose (+160)
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