San Jose
Sharks
Stadium SAP Center at San Jose
29-36-5 Overall | 11-11-1 PACIFIC 8th
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Sharks182226 17.46%
Schedule
Regular season
Tue  3/3
vs
Maple Leafs
W5-2
Thu  3/5
vs
Wild
L2-3
Sat  3/7
vs
Senators
L / OT1-2
Sun  3/8
vs
Avalanche
L3-4
Wed  3/11
@
Blackhawks
L2-6
Fri  3/13
@
Blues
POSTPONED
Sat  3/14
@
Stars
POSTPONED
Tue  3/17
@
Avalanche
POSTPONED
Thu  3/19
vs
Canadiens
POSTPONED
Sat  3/21
vs
Bruins
POSTPONED
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.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
45 Bergmann, Lean LW6-220510/04/1998No College
88 Burns, Brent D6-523003/09/1985No College
39 Couture, Logan C6-120003/28/1989No College
21 Davidson, Brandon D6-220808/21/1991No College
30 Dell, Aaron G6-020505/04/1989No College
38 Ferraro, Mario D5-1118509/17/1998No College
7 Gambrell, Dylan RW6-018508/26/1996No College
73 Gregor, Noah RW6-018507/28/1998No College
72 Heed, Tim D5-1118001/27/1991No College
31 Jones, Martin G6-419001/10/1990No College
9 Kane, Evander LW6-221008/02/1991No College
68 Karlsson, Melker LW6-018007/18/1990No College
46 Kellman, Joel C5-1119205/25/1994No College
62 Labanc, Kevin RW5-1118512/12/1995No College
28 Meier, Timo LW6-021010/08/1996No College
67 Middleton, Jacob D6-321001/02/1996No College
11 Noesen, Stefan RW6-120502/12/1993No College
51 Simek, Radim D5-1120009/20/1992No College
20 Sorensen, Marcus LW5-1117504/07/1992No College
40 Suomela, Antti C6-018003/17/1994No College
19 Thornton, Joe C6-422007/02/1979No College
70 True, Alexander C6-520007/17/1997No College
44 Vlasic, Marc-Edouard D6-120503/30/1987No College