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|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS
Their championship odds are 25/1, 3.8% (#12 best). Even with the juice, the Sharks are a good betting value. Their 7.2% chance to win the championship (based on simulations) is #6 in the league. They are also a good bet to win the West at 12/1, 7.7%. Their sim chance is 15.9%. The Sharks are averaging 100 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 90.7% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 9/2, 18.2%. They win the division in 32.4% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #2 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 #11 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.
|45||Bergmann, Lean||LW||6-2||205||10/04/1998||No College|
|88||Burns, Brent||D||6-5||230||03/09/1985||No College|
|39||Couture, Logan||C||6-1||200||03/28/1989||No College|
|21||Davidson, Brandon||D||6-2||208||08/21/1991||No College|
|30||Dell, Aaron||G||6-0||205||05/04/1989||No College|
|38||Ferraro, Mario||D||5-11||185||09/17/1998||No College|
|7||Gambrell, Dylan||RW||6-0||185||08/26/1996||No College|
|73||Gregor, Noah||RW||6-0||185||07/28/1998||No College|
|72||Heed, Tim||D||5-11||180||01/27/1991||No College|
|31||Jones, Martin||G||6-4||190||01/10/1990||No College|
|9||Kane, Evander||LW||6-2||210||08/02/1991||No College|
|68||Karlsson, Melker||LW||6-0||180||07/18/1990||No College|
|46||Kellman, Joel||C||5-11||192||05/25/1994||No College|
|62||Labanc, Kevin||RW||5-11||185||12/12/1995||No College|
|28||Meier, Timo||LW||6-0||210||10/08/1996||No College|
|67||Middleton, Jacob||D||6-3||210||01/02/1996||No College|
|11||Noesen, Stefan||RW||6-1||205||02/12/1993||No College|
|51||Simek, Radim||D||5-11||200||09/20/1992||No College|
|20||Sorensen, Marcus||LW||5-11||175||04/07/1992||No College|
|40||Suomela, Antti||C||6-0||180||03/17/1994||No College|
|19||Thornton, Joe||C||6-4||220||07/02/1979||No College|
|70||True, Alexander||C||6-5||200||07/17/1997||No College|
|44||Vlasic, Marc-Edouard||D||6-1||205||03/30/1987||No College|