Edmonton Oilers vs San Jose Sharks Prediction, 2/14/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Edmonton Oilers vs San Jose Sharks
Date: Monday, February 14, 2022
Location: SAP Center in San Jose, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: Oilers (-143) Sharks (+118)
The Edmonton Oilers (24-18-3) are on their way to SAP Center on Monday where they will compete against the San Jose Sharks (22-20-4). The odds on this game have the Oilers at -143 while the Sharks are at +118. The total has been set at 6.
The Edmonton Oilers were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 3-1 victory against the Islanders in their last game. The Oilers had a middle of the road offensive performance in this win. In the game, they netted 3 of the 36 shots they attempted. In addition, they had 2 opportunities with more players on the ice and were able to score 1 goal. Edmonton amassed 6 penalty mins in this matchup.
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Edmonton Oilers opponents have earned 132 power play tries (20th in professional hockey) and have scored 31 goals in those chances. The Oilers have had 1,454 shots attempted against them and have earned a save percentage of .899. Edmonton has taken 1,504 shots and has a shooting percentage of 9.5%. When at even strength, the Oilers let the opposition score 116 goals while having 108 of their own. Edmonton has compiled 125 power play opportunities and they have scored 35 goals out of those advantages, giving them a rate of 28.00%. For the year, they have tallied 51 points and their points percentage is .567. When discussing their scoring, the Edmonton Oilers have accounted for 143 goals (14th in hockey) so far this season and have given up 147.
The player in the crease for this game is Mike Smith. Smith has been in net for 651 contests throughout his professional hockey career. He has earned a mark of 286-258-77 and got the start in 609 games. The opposition has been able to score 1,676 goals versus Smith in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per contest is 2.70. Smith has had 19,017 shots against him and has accrued 17,341 saves. His save percentage is .912 for his 37,195 mins on the ice. Throughout his time in hockey, Smith has accumulated 323 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .530.
In their last contest, San Jose faced off against the Lightning in a game where the Sharks ended up taking the loss by a mark of 3-2. The Sharks recorded 2 goals of the 21 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 3 opportunities on the power play in this outing and scored 1 goal out of those opportunities.
The Sharks have scored 103 goals at even strength and 22 goals (25th in the league) while on the power play. San Jose has tried 1,373 shots (24th in professional hockey) and has a shot percentage of 9.10%, while allowing the other team 1,434 shots. On the year, the San Jose Sharks have earned 125 goals, 48 points, as well as a points percentage of .522. They have a total of 117 power play opportunities and they have a power play percentage of 18.80%. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 83.48% on the other teams 115 power play chances, and their save percentage comes in at 90.2%. They have allowed 141 goals to be scored by way of 122 goals at even strength and 19 goals while they had less men on the ice.
Across the rink you are going to see Adin Hill in net. Hill has compiled a lifetime record of 28-32-5 and has been in goal for 73 games. Hill's rate of quality starts sits at 46.8% and he has 29 quality starting assignments in his professional career. He has accrued 1,762 saves out of the 1,943 shots tried, which gives him a rate of .907. The opposition is averaging 2.78 goals per contest and he has surrendered 181 goals in total. He has been a starter 62 contests and his ice time sits at 3,900 mins.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take San Jose (+118)
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