New York Rangers vs San Jose Sharks Prediction, 1/13/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Rangers vs San Jose Sharks
Date: Thursday, January 13, 2022
Location: SAP Center in San Jose, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: Rangers (-108) Sharks (-112)
The New York Rangers (23-10-4) are hitting the road to SAP Center on Thursday where they will take on the San Jose Sharks (20-16-1). The moneyline on this contest has the Rangers at -108 and the Sharks are sitting at -112. The betting total comes in at 6.
The New York Rangers were on the losing side of the ice with a 3-1 defeat against the Kings in their last outing. New York accrued 4 penalty minutes for this game. Moreover, they had 2 power play opportunities but weren't able to score. The Rangers had a rough night on the offensive side of the ice in the defeat. In the game, they earned a goal on 1 of the 23 shots they attempted.
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New York Rangers opponents have 108 power play opportunities (10th in the NHL) and have notched 16 goals in those chances. The Rangers have had 1,172 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .921. New York has taken 1,050 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 10.0%. At even strength, the Rangers have allowed the opponent to score 77 goals while earning 80 when they are on offense. New York comes into the game with 109 power play chances and they have notched 25 goals out of those attempts, giving them a rate of 22.94%. For the current campaign, they have earned 50 points and their points percentage is sitting at .676. With respect to their scoring capabilities, the New York Rangers have earned 105 goals (14th in hockey) so far this year and have conceded 93.
Protecting the goal for this matchup will be Alexandar Georgiev. Over the course of his career, Georgiev has compiled 55 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .529. He has a save percentage of .911 for his 6,162 mins guarding the cage. Georgiev has seen 3,362 shots against him and he has 3,063 total saves. Opponents have scored 299 goals versus Georgiev in his pro career and his goals against average is 2.91. He has amassed a record of 50-43-11 and he has started in 104 games. Georgiev has been in net for 113 matchups throughout his NHL career.
In their last game, San Jose squared up with the Red Wings in an outing where the Sharks notched a victory by a score of 3-2. The Sharks notched 3 goals of the 40 shots on goal they attempted. They had 3 attempts on the power play in this matchup and recorded 1 goal out of those attempts.
So far this year, the San Jose Sharks have earned a total of 104 goals, 41 points, in addition to a points percentage of .554. They have granted a total of 113 goals to be scored by way of 96 goals at even strength and 17 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Sharks are sitting with 88 goals at even strength and 16 goals (25th in hockey) while on the power play. They have a total of 92 power play opportunities and they have a power play rate of 17.39%. San Jose has tried 1,112 shots (16th in pro hockey) and has a shot percentage of 9.35%, while allowing their opponents 1,143 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill percentage of 82.11% on their oppositions 95 power play chances, and their save percentage currently sits at 90.1%.
For the opposition you are going to see Adin Hill in net. Hill holds a lifetime record of 28-30-4 and has participated in 69 games. Hill's percentage of quality starts sits at 45.8% and he has 27 quality starts in his hockey career. He has a tally of 1,680 stops out of 1,851 shots taken, which gives him a save % of .908. The opposition is averaging 2.79 goals/game and he has given up 171 goals overall. He was named a starter in 59 games and has played for a total of 3,674 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take San Jose (-112)
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