Sharks vs. Bruins - 3/15/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Boston Bruins (39-23-8) at San Jose Sharks (38-24-6)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 10:00 pm (SAP Center)
The Line: San Jose Sharks / Boston Bruins --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: NESN, NBCSN
The Boston Bruins and San Jose Sharks square off late Tuesday night at the SAP Center.
The Boston Bruins look to keep rolling after winning 11 of their last 17 games. The Boston Bruins are averaging three goals per game and are scoring on 21.6 percent of their power plays. Brad Marchand leads Boston with 34 goals, Patrice Bergeron has 33 assists and Loui Eriksson has 149 shots on goal. Defensively, the Boston Bruins are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 82.2 percent of their power play chances. Tuukka Rask has allowed 132 goals on 1,628 shots faced and Jonas Gustavsson has given up 45 goals on 535 shots. Rask has allowed eight goals in his last three games.
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The San Jose Sharks look for another win after winning 10 of their last 15 games. The San Jose Sharks are averaging 2.9 goals per game and are scoring on 22.2 percent of their power plays. Joe Pavelski leads San Jose with 32 goals, Brent Burns has 37 assists and Patrick Marleau has 170 shots on goal. Defensively, the San Jose Sharks are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 79.4 percent of their power play chances. Martin Jones has allowed 126 goals on 1,544 shots faced and James Reimer has given up three goals on 56 shots. Jones has allowed five goals in his last three games.
The Bruins are 4-0 in their last 4 road games and 1-4 in their last 5 vs. Pacific. The Sharks are 5-0 in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest and 11-5 in their last 16 vs. Atlantic. The under is 5-1-1 in the last 7 meetings in San Jose.
Two teams playing solid hockey right now, but the San Jose Sharks are playing slightly better verall and have been very impressive on their home ice. I have to give the edge to San Jose here.