Photo: flickr vaguelyserious Writer: Jimmy Gold
On Saturday in the NHL, we've got a match-up between the St. Louis Blues and the San Jose Sharks. The St. Louis Blues are coming off a 1-5 loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday. Paul Stastny scored once for the St. Louis Blues. Paul Stastny has been solid this year with 23 total points.
We have Martin Jones penciled in as the confirmed starter for the San Jose Sharks. His team gave him a large workload in his last game, allowing 3 goals on 36 shots. It's been a good last 3 games for Martin Jones as he has 2 wins and 1 loss with a 3.69 GAA and 0.880 SV%.
Carter Hutton will try to be a brick wall in net for the St. Louis Blues. He was poor in his most recent game, posting a 0.846 save percentage. Hutton has been bad over his last 5 games, posting a 0.888 save percentage.
Peter DeBoer has coached his team into one of the best puck possessing teams currently. The San Jose Sharks are 14-5-1 when playing at home this season. The St. Louis Blues have gone 5-11-1 on the road. The San Jose Sharks have gone 2-3 when playing Western-Central opponents this season. The St. Louis Blues have gone 9-8 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. When facing a team above .500, the San Jose Sharks have gone 8-8. The San Jose Sharks are 8-8 when playing a team with a winning record.
All of the value in this line is on the road club. We'll give the St. Louis Blues the nod in this game.
Game Time: 10:35 PM ET
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