San Jose Sharks vs Minnesota Wild Prediction, 11/13/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Jose Sharks vs Minnesota Wild
Date: Sunday, November 13, 2022
Location: Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, MN
TV: Bally Sports North
The San Jose Sharks (3-9-3) are headed to Xcel Energy Center on Sunday where they will go up against the Minnesota Wild (6-6-1).
The San Jose Sharks will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 5-3 defeat against the Blues in their previous contest . San Jose compiled 4 penalty mins in this matchup. In addition, they had 1 chance with the advantage but didn't get a goal. The Sharks had a middle of the road showing in this defeat. In the outing, they tallied a score on 3 of the 30 shots they attempted.
San Jose Sharks opponents have recorded 41 power play opportunities (28th in the league) and have a total of 4 goals in those chances. The Sharks so far have had 473 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .892. San Jose has tried 465 shots and has a shot percentage of 8.4%. While playing at even strength, the Sharks have allowed the opponent to score 47 goals while earning 31 on offense. San Jose has 43 power play chances and they have notched 8 goals out of those attempts, giving them a rate of 18.60%. For the season, the have a total of 9 points and their points percentage is .300. In reference to their goal scoring prowess, the San Jose Sharks have racked up 39 goals (22nd in the league) for the year and have surrendered 51.
The player protecting the goal in this game is James Reimer. Reimer has taken the ice for 442 games during his NHL career. He has amassed an overall mark of 194-153-55 and he has started in 406 games. The opposition has racked up 1,127 goals versus Reimer in his pro hockey career and his goals against rate is 2.80. Reimer has seen 12,929 shots taken against him and has accrued 11,802 saves. His save percentage is at .913 during his 24,122 mins played. During his career on the ice, Reimer has 213 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .525.
In their last game, Minnesota squared up with the Ducks in an outing where the Wild got the victory by a final score of 4-1. They had 6 chances on the power play in this contest and netted 2 out of those chances. The Wild tallied 4 goals of the 39 shots on goal they pursued.
The Wild are sitting with 26 goals at even strength and 12 goals (14th in professional hockey) while having a power play advantage. Minnesota has put up 424 shots (17th in hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 8.96%, while allowing the opposition 403 shots. This season, the Minnesota Wild have accumulated 38 goals, 13 points, and a points percentage of .500. They have allowed 42 goals to be scored by of a combination of 33 goals at even strength and 9 goals while they were shorthanded. They have a total of 45 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 26.67%. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 78.57% on their oppositions 42 power play tries, and their save percentage currently sits at 89.6%.
Across the ice you will find Marc-Andre Fleury in goal. His opponents are averaging 2.57 goals per contest and he has conceded 2,358 goals altogether. Fleury's quality start rate is 54.9% and he has qualified for 435 quality starting assignments in his pro hockey career. He was named a starter in 793 games and has played 54,957 minutes. Fleury has amassed a lifetime record of 525-302-88 and has been in goal for 949 games. He has tallied 24,658 saves out of the 27,016 shots tried, giving him a rate of .913.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota
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