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Odds/Point Spread: Sharks (+145) Maple Leafs (-175)
The Sharks won their previous game, a 2-1 triumph over the Senator, by scoring 2 goals. The Sharks had a good offensive showing in this victory. They scored 5 of the 25 shots they attempted while on the ice. They also scored two goals on four power play opportunities, with 10 penalty minutes racked up by San Jose. The Sharks’ Corsi was 30, while the Corsi against was 43, resulting in a 41.1% Corsi percentage. They had a Fenwick percentage of 42.9% as their Fenwick was 21 and the Fenwick Against sat at 28. When they were on the ice together, they won 22 face-offs and were beaten 16 times when attempting to gain puck control. They started the offensive zone at 61.9 percent, and their even-strength PDO was 118.8 for this contest.
The Sharks have received 44 shot attempts and had a save percentage of .932. The San Jose Sharks allow the opposing team to score 1 goal while scoring two of their own in their last game. San Jose Sharks opponents have seen 5 power plays (31st in NHL hockey) and failed to score on any of them. For the most recent campaign, they’ve accumulated 6 points and their percentage is currently at 1.000. The Sharks have attempted 56 shots and have a shooting percentage of 16.1 percent. The San Jose Sharks have scored 11 goals (16th in the NHL) this season and surrendered 4 goals.
San Jose starts the game with nine power play chances and has converted four of them, giving them a percentage of 44.44%. Adin Hill is the man defending the goal in this game. In his professional hockey career, Hill has allowed 123 goals. And his goals against average per game is 2.73. During his professional hockey career, he has appeared in 51 games. He currently has a .910 save percentage over 2,704 played minutes. He has a career record of 21-21-4 and he had been named the starter in 43 games. In his professional ice hockey career, Hill has 20 quality starts with a .465 quality start percentage. There have been 1,368 attempts against him and 1,245 saves.
In their most recent game, Toronto took on the Rangers and lost by a score of 2-1. The Maple Leafs ended the game with a 57.4% Corsi rating. This percentage indicates the type of game Toronto played and implies they will have a bounce-back performance in their next game. By accumulating a Fenwick of 48 and the Rangers having amassed a 32 Fenwick at even strength, the Toronto’s Fenwick rate was 60.0%. Their PDO was 94 and their oZS percentage was 48.8%. The Maple Leafs were only able to score one goal out of the 41 shots on net they took in this game. They had three power play chances in this game but failed to score.
The Maple Leafs have scored five even-strength goals and three power-play goals (10th in the league) this season. The Maple Leafs have taken 148 shots this season, the second-most in professional hockey. They’ve allowed 112 attempts and a shooting percentage of 5.41 percent. The Toronto Maple Leafs has scored a total of eight goals, five points, and a percentage of .625 for the season. They have 14 power play opportunities and a 21.43% power play percentage. Toronto’s penalty kill is currently 84.62 percent, and on their opponents’ 13 power play tries, they have a save success rate of 93.8%. They’ve given up 7 goals at even strength and 2 while shorthanded, for a total of 5 goals scored.
On the other side of the rink, you’ll find Jack Campbell in goal. The goalie, Jack Campbell is sitting with a career record of 42-30-9 and has played in 90 games. Campbell’s percentage of quality starts in his career was 55.6 percent, and he has made 45 quality start opportunities. He has made 2,273 saves out of the 2,474 shots attempted for a save percentage of.919. The opposition is averaging 2.41 goals per game, and he has given up 201 goals in total. He’s started 81 games and accumulated 4,994 minutes on the field.
Who will win the San Jose Sharks at Toronto Maple Leafs NHL game against the spread?
Oddsfanatic’s Parlay Pick: Take Toronto (-175) and under 5.5 goals
Odds/Point Spread: Bruins (-175) Sabres (+145)
The Bruins will try to fix some problems after losing 6-3 to the Flyers in their most recent game. With a PDO of 89.7, they enter the offensive zone with a 67.9 percent success rate. They won 22 face-offs at even strength and lost 25 attempts to win the face-off. The margin of victory was 47 points and the Fenwick against was at 27, giving them a 63.5% Fenwick rate overall. The Bruins’ Corsi rating was 69, with a Corsi against of 42. This indicates that the team had a Corsi rate of 62.2 percent. Boston was credited with 2 minutes in the box for this game. They also had 1 power play chance but were unable to convert it. The Bruins had a mediocre performance in this defeat. They scored on 3 out of the 40 shots they fired on goal during the game.
The Boston Bruins have scored 6 goals (30th in the NHL) this season and given up 7 in 2021 professional hockey. They opened their current campaign with two points and a points percentage of .500. This season, the Boston Bruins have had four power play chances. The Bruins have allowed 5 goals while scoring 6 during even strength play this year. They have put out 80 shots and a shooting percentage of 7.5 percent. The team has had 53 efforts on net, with a save percentage of .868. Opponents from the Boston Bruins have converted 8 power-play opportunities into goals (25th in pro hockey) and have scored two goals while on the man advantage.
Linus Ullmark is in goal for this contest. The goalie’s pro career has seen opponents score 309 goals against him, with an average of 2.78 goals against per game. During his NHL career, Ullmark has played in 117 games. In 6,676 minutes between the pipes, he has a save percentage of .912. He has a career record of 50 wins and 47 losses, with 13 shutouts and 112 starts. His professional hockey career has 63 quality starts with a .563 percentage. In addition, he has seen 3,527 shot attempts against him and collected 3,218 stops.
The Sabres won their previous game, defeating the Vancouver Canucks by a score of 5-2 in their most recent encounter. They had three power play chances in the game, but didn’t score a goal. The Sabres recorded five goals on 43 shots fired at their opponents. The Sabres had a PDO of 109 at even strength and an oZS percentage of 31.8%. With a 57.3% Corsi rating, the Sabres sealed the deal in this game. The Corsi rating gives us a good idea of the type of game Buffalo played and how well they performed in this one. The Buffalo Sabres, with a 56.5 percent Fenwick percentage, won the faceoff battle by obtaining a 39 and battling the Canucks’ 30 in Fenwick.
On the season, the Buffalo Sabres have scored 12 goals and six points while maintaining a 1.000 point percentage. At even strength, they’ve allowed four goals in four games. They’ve created 11 power-play opportunities, which is outstanding. They have an impressive 36.36 percent power play rate. The Sabres have taken 112 shots (11th in the NHL) and had a shot percentage of 9.82 percent, while giving up 86 attempts. On the other teams 9 power play opportunities, they have an effective penalty kill percentage of 100.00 percent. Their save percentage is 95.3 percent when they are on defense.
In the crease, you’ll find Dustin Tokarski. He has stopped 1,181 of the 1,305 shots he’s faced, giving him a save percentage of .905. The 26-year-old NHL goalie has a career record of 13-20-7, with 48 games played. He’s made 38 starts and logged 2,486 minutes. Tokarski’s quality-start percentage is 47.4 percent, with 18 in his professional NHL career. With a 2.99 goals per game average, the opposition is scoring at a rate of nearly three goals per game. He has let go of 124 goals in total.
Who will win the Boston Bruins at Buffalo Sabres NHL game against the spread?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take Boston (-175)
Odds/Point Spread: Kings (+125) Stars (-150)
The Kings will search for better times on the ice after their 2-1 defeat to Nashville in their previous game. The Kings could have performed better on offense in this loss. They had 26 shots on target during the game, which resulted in a score of only 1 goal. They didn’t get much done on the power play, as they didn’t manage to score on two occasions. The Kings were penalized four times in this game.
The Corsi for the Kings was 42, whereas the Corsi against came in at 54, meaning they had a 43.8 percent Corsi percentage. Kings’ Fenwick was 31 and the Fenwick against was at 39, meaning they had a 44.3% Fenwick percentage. When they were at even strength, the Los Angeles won 22 face-offs and lost 29 tries to take control of the puck. They had a PDO of 100.5 and an offensive zone start percentage of 52.9 in this match, which is excellent.
The Los Angeles Kings have received 1 power play goal during 4 opportunities (32nd in the NHL). The Kings have been on the receiving end of 86 shots and have a save percentage of .919. Los Angeles has taken 104 shots and has a shooting percentage of 8.7 percent. The Kings have allowed their opponents to score 6 goals while scoring 6 on the offensive side of the ice at even strength, they have let their opponents score 6 goals. They have 8 power play chances and have scored 3 goals in those situations, giving them a 37.50% success rate. For the present season, they have two points and a points percentage of .333. The Los Angeles Kings have scored 9 goals (18th in the NHL) throughout the year while giving up 7.
Calvin Petersen will be in goal for this contest. Over the course of his professional hockey career, Petersen has appeared in 56 games. He has a record of 20-26-6 and has started 52 games. Petersen has faced an average of 2.77 goals against per game in his professional hockey career, with 149 goals scored against him. With 1,775 shot attempts against him and 1,626 total saves, Petersen has saved nearly 90 percent of the shots he’s seen. His save percentage is presently at .916 in his 3,233 minutes on the ice. Over his career, Petersen has 29 quality starts and a quality starts percentage of .558.
In their most recent game, the Dallas Stars faced off against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a match that ended with a 2-1 final score. They had a PDO of 100, and their oZS percentage was 48.0 percent. In this game, they were given 1 power-play opportunity but failed to score a goal. The Stars ended the game with a 46.8 percent Fenwick rate, compiling 36 and the Penguins amassed an outstanding 41 even-strength Fenwick. The Stars generated just two goals out of the 29 shots on goal they attempted. Dallas had a 43.6 percent Corsi rating. This Corsi percentage reflects the type of game Dallas played and we’d characterize it as a poor performance in every respect.
On the campaign, the Dallas Stars have scored 8 goals and 4 points, while their point percentage is .500. The Stars have surrendered 7 goals at even strength and 2 while they had fewer men on the ice, according to collected data. The Dallas Stars have scored seven goals at even strength and one goal (25th in the NHL) on the power play thus far this season. They have ten power play chances, with a power play rate of 10%. Dallas has attempted 117 times (8th in professional hockey) and allowed 128 shots, for a shot percentage of 5.98 percent. Their penalty kill percentage is 80% on the opposition’s 10 power-play opportunities. Their save percentage was 93%.
On the other side of the ice, you’ll see Braden Holtby in goal. He has stopped 13,060 out of 14,275 shots attempted for a save percentage of .915. He has a career record of 290-134-49 and has played in 492 games. Braden Holtby has started 482 games and played 28,259 minutes in his NHL career. He has a quality start percentage of 57.3% and 276 quality starting opportunities throughout his professional hockey career. The opposition is scoring 2.58 goals on average and he has given up 1,215 goals in total.
Who will win the Los Angeles Kings at Dallas Stars NHL game against the spread?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take Dallas (-150)
Odds/Point Spread: Oilers (+145) Golden Knights (-175)
The Oilers were on the right side of the ledger with a 6-5 victory over the Ducks in their most recent game. Edmonton’s Corsi was 50, while the Corsi against was 58, giving them a 46.3 percent Corsi rate. For this game, their offensive zone entries were at 41.6 percent and their PDO was 98.6. Edmonton received 12 penalty minutes in this contest. In the victory, the Oilers put up a decent offensive performance.
Their Fenwick was 37, and their Fenwick against was 42, resulting in a 46.8% Fenwick rate. They won 29 face-offs at even strength and were unsuccessful on 21 attempts to seize the puck. The Oilers also had 6 potential goals with the advantage, allowing them to score two goals. They scored on 6 of their 37 attempts on goal in the game.
The Edmonton Oilers have scored 19 goals (1st in the NHL) this season and given up 10 (7th in NHL Western Conference). They had a total of 8 points throughout the season, with a point percentage of 1.000. They had 12 power plays and have scored 5 goals out on those chances, giving them a rate of 41.67 percent. At five-on-five, the Oilers have given up seven goals while scoring eight. The Oilers have taken 104 shots and a shooting percentage of 12.5 percent. Edmonton has faced 121 shots and own a save percentage of .926. The Edmonton Oilers have faced 10 power-play chances (10th in the NHL) and have scored two goals.
In this game, the goalie is Mikko Koskinen. Over the course of his professional hockey career, Koskinen has appeared in 124 games. He has a career record of 59-48-9 and he has started in 113 games. The opposition has scored 335 goals against Koskinen throughout his career, and his goals against average per game is 2.96. 3,621 shot attempts have been directed against him, and 3,286 saves have been recorded. His save percentage is currently at .907 for his 6,783 minutes on the ice. Koskinen’s quality starts percentage over the course of his hockey career was .487 while having 55 quality starts in total.
In their previous game, the Golden Knights lost to St. Louis by a score of 3-1 in an encounter where Vegas was defeated for the second time this season. In their last contest, Vegas had a 52.2 percent Corsi rating. This Corsi rating indicates the type of game that Vegas played and whether or not they will have a bounce-back performance in their next game. The Knights had a Fenwick rate of 55.2% by notching a Fenwick of 48 and while the St. Louis Blues finished with a 39 Fenwick. Their season-ending PDO was 93, and their oZS percentage was 56.6 percent. The Golden Knights scored one goal out of the 43 shots they took. They had two power-play chances in this contest, but they were unable to score.
On the season, the Vegas Golden Knights have 7 goals and 2 points with a percentage of .333 in the first three weeks of 2021 NHL season. They’ve given up 12 goals in 10 games at even strength and 2 while shorthanded, resulting in a Goals Against Average (GAA) of 3.11. The Golden Knights have scored seven goals at even strength. They’ve earned six power-play opportunities, but none of them has been converted. Vegas has taken 98 shots (19th in pro hockey) and a shooting percentage of 7.14%, while allowing the opposition 116 attempts. On their opponent’s 8 power play chances, they’ve allowed a 75 percent penalty kill rate and a 89.7 percent save percentage.
Robin Lehner is the goalie for the home side and teams are averaging 2.70 goals per game. He has given up 818 goals in total. In his NHL career he has qualified for 172 quality starting assignments. Lehner’s quality start rate is 56.6%. He has started 304 games and accumulated 18,194 minutes of ice time. Lehner has a career record of 130-126-47 and has played in 323 matches. He has made 9,124 stops out of 9,942 attempts for a save percentage of .918.
Who will win the Edmonton Oilers at Vegas Golden Knights NHL game against the spread?
Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take Edmonton (+145)