Sharks vs. Flames - 2/11/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Calgary Flames (24-25-3) at San Jose Sharks (28-20-4)
NHL Hockey: Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 10:30 pm (SAP Center)
The Line: San Jose Sharks / Calgary Flames --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Calgary Flames and San Jose Sharks square off Thursday night at the SAP Center.
The Calgary Flames could use a nice win after losing eight of their last 12 games. The Calgary Flames are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 14.5 percent of their power plays. Johnny Gaudreau leads Calgary with 21 goals, Sean Monahan has 19 assists and Sam Bennett has 95 shots on goal. Defensively, the Calgary Flames are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 76.6 percent of their power play chances. Karri Ramo has allowed 89 goals on 1,000 shots faced and Jonas Hiller has given up 45 goals on 419 shots. Ramo has allowed five goals in his last three games.
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The San Jose Sharks look to remain hot after winning eight of their last 12 games. The San Jose Sharks are averaging 2.9 goals per game and are scoring on 22.5 percent of their power plays. Joe Pavelski leads San Jose with 25 goals, Brent Burns has 26 assists and Patrick Marleau has 131 shots on goal. Defensively, the San Jose Sharks are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 80.8 percent of their power play chances. Martin Jones has allowed 100 goals on 1,180 shots faced and Alex Stalock has given up 28 goals on 263 shots. Jones has allowed six goals in his last three games.
The Flames are 8-22 in their last 30 road games and 1-5 in their last 6 vs. Western Conference. The Sharks are 9-2 in their last 11 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-2 in their last 7 home games. The Flames are 7-3 in the last 10 meetings.
The Sharks are one of the hottest teams in the league right now and have been doing a lot of their recent damage on limited rest. The Flames continue to stink it up, especially on the road. Give me the home team.