Blues vs. Sharks - 2/4/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Jose Sharks (26-19-4) at St. Louis Blues (29-16-8)
NHL Hockey: Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Scottrade Center)
The Line: St. Louis Blues -136 / San Jose Sharks +123 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNCAL, FSMW
The San Jose Sharks and St. Louis Blues meet Thursday night at the Scottrade Center.
The San Jose Sharks look to remain hot after winning seven of their last 10 games. The San Jose Sharks are averaging 2.9 goals per game and are scoring on 22.1 percent of their power plays. Joe Pavelski leads San Jose with 25 goals, Brent Burns has 26 assists and Patrick Marleau has 125 shots on goal. Defensively, the San Jose Sharks are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 79.9 percent of their power play chances. Martin Jones has allowed 94 goals on 1,091 shots faced and Alex Stalock has given up 28 goals on 263 shots. Jones has allowed seven goals in his last three games.
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The St. Louis Blues hope for another win after winning six of their last nine games. The St. Louis Blues are averaging 2.4 goals per game and are scoring on 19.2 percent of their power plays. Vladimir Tarasenko leads St. Louis with 25 goals, Alexander Steen has 27 assists and David Backes has 98 shots on goal. Defensively, the St. Louis Blues are allowing 2.4 goals per game and are killing 85.5 percent of their power play chances. Jake Allen has allowed 68 goals on 896 shots faced and Brian Elliott has given up 47 goals on 656 shots. Allen has allowed eight goals in his last three games.
The Sharks are 8-1 in their last 9 games playing on 1 days rest and 7-2 in their last 9 vs. Western Conference. The Blues are 7-3 in their last 10 home games and 3-8 in their last 11 games playing on 1 days rest. The over is 7-0-1 in the last 8 meetings.
Both teams are playing extremely good hockey right now and hope to keep making their playoff push. However, the Blues have outscored the Sharks 14-4 in the last two games, and they've been crushing it at home. Give me the home team.