San Jose Sharks vs Vegas Golden Knights Prediction, 11/10/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Jose Sharks vs Vegas Golden Knights
Date: Friday, November 10, 2023
Location: T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, NV
TV: Vegas 34
Odds/Point Spread: Sharks (+300) Golden Knights (-400)
The San Jose Sharks (1-10-1) are on their way to T-Mobile Arena on Friday where they will try to beat the Vegas Golden Knights (11-2-1). The moneyline on this matchup has the Sharks at +300 while the Golden Knights are opening at -400. The total is set at 7.
The San Jose Sharks went home feeling good about their game by earning a 2-1 win against the Flyers in their previous contest . The Sharks had a below average offensive outing in this victory. For the game, they converted 2 out of the 19 shots they put on goal. Additionally, they had 5 opportunities with more players on the ice and were able to net 1 goal. San Jose amassed 37 penalty minutes in this contest.
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San Jose Sharks opponents have recorded 47 power play opportunities (7th in hockey) and have come away with 14 goals in those attempts. The Sharks have had 452 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .878. San Jose has taken 297 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 4.7%. When playing at even strength, the Sharks have conceded 41 goals while notching 7 on offense. San Jose has tallied 38 power play chances and they have tallied 7 goals during those advantages, earning them a percentage of 18.42%. For the current season, they have accumulated 3 points and their points percentage sits at .125. In terms of their scoring capabilities, the San Jose Sharks have accumulated 14 goals (32nd in pro hockey) this season and have allowed 55.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Mackenzie Blackwood. In his career, Blackwood has accumulated 78 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .517. His save percentage is at .905 during his 9,014 minutes played. Blackwood has seen 4,792 shots against him and has garnered 4,336 total saves. Opponents have racked up 456 goals versus Blackwood in his NHL career and his average for goals against per game is 3.04. He has a record of 66-63-19 and he has gotten the start in 151 games. Blackwood has played in 161 games during his NHL career.
In their last contest, Vegas went up against the Kings in a matchup where the Golden Knights went home in defeat by a final score of 4-1. They had 2 power play opportunities in this game but didn't put one in the back of the net. The Golden Knights scored 1 goal out of the 38 shots on goal they tried.
The Golden Knights have earned 39 goals at even strength and 11 goals (9th in professional hockey) while having more men on the ice. Vegas has taken 418 shots (3rd in the NHL) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 11.96%, while allowing their opponents 426 shots. On the campaign, the Vegas Golden Knights have earned a total of 50 goals, 23 points, and a points percentage of .821. They have allowed 32 goals to be scored by way of 25 goals at even strength and 7 goals while they had less men on the ice. They have a tally of 49 power play opportunities and they have a power play percentage of 22.45%. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 83.72% on their opponents 43 power play chances, and their save percentage sits at 92.5%.
Across the ice you are going to see Logan Thompson in net. His opposition is averaging 2.62 goals per game and he has yielded 159 goals overall. Thompson's quality start rate sits at 59.3% and he has accumulated 35 quality starting assignments in his pro career. He has started in 59 games and has played 3,641 minutes. Thompson has accrued a career mark of 36-19-6 and has participated in 63 games. He has a tally of 1,726 stops out of the 1,885 shots attempted, which gives him a percentage of .916.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Vegas (-400)
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