Vegas Golden Knights (4-2) vs. San Jose Sharks (2-6)
October 25, 2022 10:30 pm EDT
The Line: San Jose Sharks +155 / Vegas Golden Knights -185; Over/Under: +6.5
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The Vegas Golden Knights and San Jose Sharks meet Tuesday in NHL action at the SAP Center. The Vegas Golden Knights The San Jose Sharks look to rebound from a 2-6 start.
The Vegas Golden Knights are averaging 3 goals per game and are scoring on 18.8 percent of their power play opportunities. Jonathan Marchessault leads Vegas with 4 goals, Alex Pietrangelo has 5 assists and Reilly Smith has 20 shots on goal. Defensively, the Vegas Golden Knights are allowing 2 goals per game and are killing 76.9 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Logan Thompson has given up 6 goals on 97 shots faced, and Adin Hill has allowed 4 goals on 61 shots.
The San Jose Sharks are averaging 1.88 goals per game and are scoring on 8 percent of their power play opportunities. Erik Karlsson leads San Jose with 3 goals, Mario Ferraro has 3 assists and Timo Meier has 34 shots on goal. Defensively, the San Jose Sharks are allowing 2.88 goals per game and are killing 96 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Kaapo Kahkonen has allowed 10 goals on 79 shots faced, and James Reimer has allowed 11 goals on 164 shots.
The Golden Knights are 1-6 in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-2 in their last 7 overall. The Sharks are 0-4 in their last 4 home games and 14-39 in their last 53 overall. The under is 3-1-1 in Golden Knights last 5 overall. The under is 7-2 in Sharks last 9 overall. The Golden Knights are 7-0 in the last 7 meetings in San Jose and 20-8 in the last 28 meetings. The favorite is 19-7 in the last 26 meetings.
The San Jose Sharks have shown nothing on the offensive side to believe they can hang around with the better teams in the league. The Vegas Golden Knights have been disrespected by oddsmakers this season, but here they are with a 4-2 record and above average play at both ends of the ice. The Golden Knights have also owned the Sharks in past meetings. Give me the Golden Knights and the PL for max betting value.