New York Rangers vs San Jose Sharks Prediction, 11/19/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Rangers vs San Jose Sharks
Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Location: SAP Center in San Jose, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: Rangers (-137) Sharks (+114)
The San Jose Sharks (6-10-3) will take on the New York Rangers (8-6-4) at SAP Center on Saturday. The moneyline on this game has the Rangers at -137 while the Sharks open at +114. The over/under is 7.
The New York Rangers will look to clean up some issues after taking a 3-2 loss against the Kraken in their previous contest . New York accumulated 8 penalty minutes in this game. The Rangers had a rough night on the offensive side of the ice in this defeat. They also had 4 power play opportunities and notched 2 goals. In the game, they tallied a score on 2 out of the 30 shots they looked to score on.
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While playing at even strength, the Rangers let the opposition score 40 goals while having 38 themselves. New York Rangers opponents have tallied 58 power play opportunities (18th in the NHL) and have come away with 10 goals in those attempts. With regard to their scoring capabilities, the New York Rangers have earned 54 goals (17th in the league) on the year and have given up 50. New York has tried 615 shots and has a shot percentage of 8.8%. For the current season, they have racked up 20 points and their points percentage sits at .556. The Rangers so far have had 512 shots attempted against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .902. New York skates onto the rink with 65 power play chances and they have scored 16 goals out of those tries, earning them a percentage of 24.62%.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Igor Shesterkin. For his professional hockey career, Shesterkin has accounted for 76 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .704. His save percentage is .927 during his 6,449 minutes played. Shesterkin has seen 3,406 shot attempts against him and has accrued 3,156 saves. Opponents have been able to score 250 goals against Shesterkin in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per contest is 2.33. He has accumulated a mark of 70-31-10 and he has started in 108 games. Shesterkin has played in 113 matchups throughout his hockey career.
When they were on the ice last, San Jose faced off against the Red Wings in an outing where the Sharks ended up taking the loss by a final of 7-4. The Sharks netted 4 goals out of the 25 shots on goal they attempted. They had 1 power play chance in this outing but weren't able to score a goal.
This season, the San Jose Sharks have earned 55 goals, 15 points, in addition to a points percentage of .395. They have allowed 66 goals to be scored by way of 62 goals at even strength and 4 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Sharks have earned 45 goals at even strength and 10 goals (28th in the league) while on the power play. They have recorded 51 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 19.61%. San Jose has put up 574 shots (11th in pro hockey) and has a shot percentage of 9.58%, while allowing the other team 579 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 92.00% on their opponents 50 power play tries, and their save percentage currently comes in at 88.6%.
On the other side of the ice you will find James Reimer in goal. He has tallied 11,893 stops out of 13,034 shots attempted against him, which gives him a save % of .912. Reimer is the owner of a career mark of 197-154-55 and has played in 446 contests. He has been a starter 410 games and has played 24,365 mins. Reimer's percentage of quality starts comes out to 52.4% and he has 215 quality starts in his hockey career. Teams are averaging 2.81 goals per contest and he has given up 1,141 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take San Jose (+114)
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