Ottawa Senators vs San Jose Sharks Prediction, 11/21/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Ottawa Senators vs San Jose Sharks
Date: Monday, November 21, 2022
Location: SAP Center in San Jose, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Odds/Point Spread: Senators (+122) Sharks (-146)
The San Jose Sharks (6-11-3) host the Ottawa Senators (6-10-1) at SAP Center on Monday. The line on this matchup has the Senators at +122 while the Sharks open at -146. The over/under is 6.
The Ottawa Senators will need a bounce back game after taking a 5-1 defeat against the Devils in their last outing. Ottawa had 8 penalty mins for this contest. The Senators could have played much better offensively in the defeat. Furthermore, they had 2 power play chances but weren't able to make the most of them. For the game, they tallied a score on 1 of the 26 shots they attempted.
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When playing at even strength, the Senators have allowed 44 goals while having 42 of their own. Ottawa Senators opponents have 68 power play opportunities (7th in hockey) and have scored 15 goals in those attempts. When talking about their scoring capabilities, the Ottawa Senators have tallied 56 goals (19th in hockey) for the year and have conceded 59. Ottawa has attempted 553 shots and has a shooting percentage of 10.1%. For the current campaign, they have recorded 13 points and their points percentage sits at .382. The Senators have seen 579 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .898. Ottawa skates onto the rink with 63 power play chances and they have added 14 goals out of those attempts, earning them a rate of 22.22%.
The man in net for this game is Cam Talbot. Talbot has participated in 402 games throughout his hockey career. He has amassed a mark of 202-145-34 and he has started in 385 games. Opponents have been able to score 1,007 goals against Talbot in his career and his average for goals against per game is 2.63. Talbot has seen 11,829 shots against him and he has 10,822 saves. His save percentage is at .915 for his 23,016 mins in the crease. For his career, Talbot has compiled 206 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .535.
In their last contest, San Jose faced off against the Rangers in a game where the Sharks ended up losing by a final score of 2-1. They had 1 chance on the power play in this outing but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. The Sharks converted 1 goal of the 23 shots on goal they tried.
For the season, the San Jose Sharks have accounted for 56 goals, 15 points, in addition to a points percentage of .375. They have allowed 68 goals to be scored by of a combination of 64 goals at even strength and 4 goals while they were shorthanded. The Sharks are sitting with 46 goals at even strength and 10 goals (29th in hockey) while on the power play. They have recorded 52 power play opportunities and they have a power play percentage of 19.23%. San Jose has attempted 597 shots (12th in pro hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 9.38%, while allowing their opponents 622 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 92.45% on their oppositions 53 power play chances, and their save percentage comes in at 89.1%.
On the other side of the ice you will find James Reimer in goal. Reimer is sitting with a lifetime record of 197-155-55 and has been in goal for 447 games. Reimer's rate of quality starts comes out to 52.6% and he has earned 216 quality starts in his pro career. He has compiled 11,934 stops out of the 13,076 shots attempted against him, giving him a save % of .913. His opponents are averaging 2.81 goals per contest and he has allowed 1,142 goals in total. He has been a starter 411 games and has racked up 24,423 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take San Jose (-146) and under 6 goals
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