San Jose
Sharks
Stadium SAP Center at San Jose
0-1-0 Overall | 0-1-0 PACIFIC 8th
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Sharks34 0%
Schedule
Preseason
Tue  9/17
vs
Ducks
L3-4
Wed  9/18
@
Flames
9:00pm
Sat  9/21
vs
Golden Knights
8:00pm
Tue  9/24
@
Ducks
NHL10:00pm
Thu  9/26
vs
Flames
10:30pm
Sun  9/29
@
Golden Knights
NHL8:00pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their championship odds are 25/1, 3.8% (#12 best). They win the championship in 7.4% of simulations which makes them a good betting value. They are also a good bet to win the West at 12/1, 7.7%. Their sim chance is 16.1%. The Sharks are averaging 100.7 points per sim which makes them a solid bet to go over 94.5. At -190 the Sharks are a good value to make the playoffs with a 92.5% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 9/2, 18.2%. They win the division in 38.1% of simulations. Based on wins per simulation they are projected to have the best record in the West.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

They were expected to win 58% of their games last season so their 46-27-9 met expectations. Money Line bettors lost -422 on them. They were not good on puck lines going 33-49 (-1363 loss). They went over 46 times and came in under 33 times. Based on computer simulations they only have a 43% chance to beat the Golden Knights in their next game. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is better than it should be. Since 10/2/2018 their average goal differential is +0.23 (includes playoff games) which ranks #11 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #8. This is a relatively better home team than a road team. They are the #7 ranked team in goal differential in home games, vs #15 in road games.

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Martin Jones who is projected to be the #9 Goalie. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
45 Bergmann, Lean C6-120510/04/1998No College
34 Bibeau, Antoine G6-321305/01/1994No College
86 Blichfeld, Joachim LW6-218007/17/1998No College
22 Brodzinski, Jonny RW6-121706/19/1993No College
88 Burns, Brent D6-523003/09/1985No College
47 Carrick, Trevor D6-218607/04/1994No College
82 Chekhovich, Ivan LW5-1018501/04/1999No College
55 Chmelevski, Alexander C6-018006/09/1999No College
39 Couture, Logan C6-120003/28/1989No College
57 DeSimone, Nick D6-219511/21/1994No College
30 Dell, Aaron G6-020505/04/1989No College
4 Dillon, Brenden D6-422511/13/1990No College
38 Ferraro, Mario D5-1118509/17/1998No College
7 Gambrell, Dylan C6-018508/26/1996No College
23 Goodrow, Barclay C6-221502/26/1993No College
79 Gregoire, Thomas D5-1117007/15/1998No College
73 Gregor, Noah C6-018507/28/1998No College
89 Halbgewachs, Jayden LW5-816003/22/1997No College
58 Hamaliuk, Dillon LW6-319410/30/2000No College
72 Heed, Tim D5-1118001/27/1991No College
48 Hertl, Tomas C6-221511/12/1993No College
90 Ivanyuzhenkov, Artem LW6-322503/24/1998No College
31 Jones, Martin G6-419001/10/1990No College
9 Kane, Evander LW6-221008/02/1991No College
65 Karlsson, Erik D6-019005/31/1990No College
68 Karlsson, Melker RW6-018007/18/1990No College
46 Kellman, Joel C5-1119205/25/1994No College
49 Kniazev, Artemi D5-1018201/04/2001No College
71 Knyzhov, Nikolai D6-219403/20/1998No College
32 Korenar, Josef G6-118501/31/1998No College
74 Kosorenkov, Ivan RW6-018501/22/1998No College
42 Kotkov, Vladislav LW6-421001/08/2000No College
62 Labanc, Kevin RW5-1118512/12/1995No College
85 Langan, Tristin C6-020512/15/1998No College
84 Letunov, Maxim C6-215502/20/1996No College
64 McGrew, Jacob RW5-1018502/25/1999No College
28 Meier, Timo LW6-021010/08/1996No College
6 Merkley, Ryan D5-1116808/14/2000No College
67 Middleton, Jacob D6-321001/02/1996No College
80 Middleton, Keaton D6-624002/10/1998No College
5 Prout, Dalton D6-321503/13/1990No College
52 Radil, Lukas LW6-320108/05/1990No College
81 Roy, Jeremy D6-019505/14/1997No College
36 Sawchenko, Zachary G6-017912/30/1997No College
53 Shortridge, Andrew G6-418504/26/1995No College
51 Simek, Radim D5-1120009/20/1992No College
20 Sorensen, Marcus LW5-1117504/07/1992No College
56 Sund, Tony D6-318308/04/1995No College
40 Suomela, Antti C6-018003/17/1994No College
19 Thornton, Joe C6-422007/02/1979No College
63 Truchon-Viel, Jeffrey LW6-019201/28/1997No College
70 True, Alexander C6-520007/17/1997No College
50 Vela, Marcus C6-220003/03/1997No College
44 Vlasic, Marc-Edouard D6-120503/30/1987No College
78 Weinger, Evan RW6-019304/18/1997No College
59 Wiederer, Manuel C6-117511/21/1996No College
93 Yurtaykin, Danil LW5-1116507/01/1997No College