San Jose Sharks vs Pittsburgh Penguins

San Jose
Sharks
59 - 35 - 10
Pittsburgh
Penguins
63 - 30 - 11
June 09, 2016, 8:00 PM EDT
 | PPG Paints Arena

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San Jose
Sharks
59 - 35 - 10
Pittsburgh
Penguins
63 - 30 - 11
June 09, 2016, 8:00 PM EDT
 | PPG Paints Arena
  • Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final takes place tonight in Pittsburgh, and the Penguins will be looking to win their third Stanley Cup in franchise history. The home team has won three of the four games in the series so far, which follows suit with the history of this matchup, as the home team is 15-5 in the last 20 games between the Pens and Sharks.

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    • The Penguins are 11-2 in their last 13 games on Thursday.
    • The total has gone UNDER in the Sharks' last four games on the road against the Penguins.
    • The total has gone UNDER in the Penguins' last four games after a win.

    After being the NHL’s top road team during the regular season, the Sharks are struggling outside of San Jose at the wrong time, going just 2-6 in their last eight road games. The Penguins haven’t been easy to beat in the Steel City lately, as they’ve gone 12-3 over their last 15 home games.

    Pittsburgh opened the day as -167 favorites with San Jose coming back at +151. There’s a few odds related trends working in the Sharks’ favor tonight, as they’ve gone 12-4 in their last 16 games as underdogs and are a perfect 7-0 in their last seven games after losing as a favorite.

    If you have a feeling the Sharks can come back to win this series, you’re best off ignoring it. As mentioned in our recent futures update, teams who are up 3-1 in the Stanley Cup Final have won the series 30 straight times.

    Sportsbook Odds & Computer Pick

    Sportsbooks such as Sportsbook had the Pittsburgh Penguins as -154 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at Sportsbook.

    Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.2-2 result in favor of the Penguins today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

    San Jose Sharks vs Pittsburgh Penguins Matchup

    Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

    The Pittsburgh Penguins are 63-30-11 so far on the season. The San Jose Sharks, meanwhile, are 59-35-10. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Pittsburgh go 45-41-18 and the Sharks go 51-42-11 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs San Jose injuries news.

    The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pittsburgh Penguins rated this week at No. 1 and the San Jose Sharks sitting at No. 2.

    Statistical Matchup

    The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 3.01 goals per game, against a Sharks defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.51 goals allowed. The Penguins power play is averaging 19.34% while the Sharks defense kills off 80.21% of their penalties.

    Recent Outings Betting Recap

     

    Betting Trends
    • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Jose's last 5 games
    • San Jose is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
    • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Jose's last 5 games on the road
    • San Jose is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games when playing Pittsburgh
    • Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
    • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
    • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
    • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games at home

    Next Betting Matchups

    San Jose home to Pittsburgh, Sunday, June 12th

Power Ranking
San Jose 28
Pittsburgh 24
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San Jose Sharks at Pittsburgh Penguins

Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final takes place tonight in Pittsburgh, and the Penguins will be looking to win their third Stanley Cup in franchise history. The home team has won three of the four games in the series so far, which follows suit with the history of this matchup, as the home team is 15-5 in the last 20 games between the Pens and Sharks.

Smart Chart
  • SJ
  • 2.46
  • 3.03
  • 18.98
  • 85.20
  • 29.27
  • 31.98
  • -0.57
  •  
  • Offense
  • Defense
  • Power Play Percentage
  • Penalty Kill Percentage
  • Shots For
  • Shots Against
  • Differential
  • PIT
  • 3.20
  • 2.73
  • 20.66
  • 83.12
  • 35.49
  • 31.98
  • 0.47
Team Record
San Jose Sharks
All Last 10 vs Div vs WEST vs EAST
Record 59-35-10 5-4-1 20-9-4 38-22-8 21-13-2
Home 26-22-4 3-2 8-5-3 17-14-3 9-8-1
Away 33-13-6 2-2-1 12-4-1 21-8-5 12-5-1
Fave 39-31-8 3-2 14-7-4 24-15-7 15-8-1
Dog 20-12-2 2-3-1 6-2 14-6-1 6-4-1
O/U 51-42-11 3-7 13-15-5 33-26-9 18-16-2
Team Record
Pittsburgh Penguins
All Last 10 vs Div vs WEST vs EAST
Record 63-30-11 7-1-2 27-11-3 17-11-4 46-19-7
Home 35-13-5 4-0-1 15-6 10-3-3 25-10-2
Away 28-17-6 3-1-1 12-5-3 7-8-1 21-9-5
Fave 46-22-7 6-2-1 19-6-2 12-5-2 34-10-5
Dog 16-17-4 1-1-1 7-4-1 5-6-2 11-7-2
O/U 45-41-18 4-5-1 14-17-10 13-16-3 32-25-15
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Head to Head Summary

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Head to Head Detail
Search NHL Database Teams Score Line O/U Shots
Jun 6, 2016 PIT 3 -126 Under 20
SJ 1 24
Jun 4, 2016 PIT 2 -150 Under 42
SJ 3 26
Jun 1, 2016 SJ 1 -124 Under 22
PIT 2 30
May 30, 2016 SJ 2 -129 Under 26
PIT 3 41
Dec 1, 2015 PIT 5 -125 Over 29
SJ 1 34
Nov 21, 2015 SJ 3 -121 Under 29
PIT 1 39
Mar 29, 2015 SJ 2 -185 Under 32
PIT 3 33
Mar 9, 2015 PIT 1 105 Under 40
SJ 2 30
Mar 6, 2014 PIT 3 -147 Over 22
SJ 5 47
Dec 5, 2013 SJ 1 -110 Over 45
PIT 5 30
Betting Odds Trends
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Injuries
San Jose Sharks
  • Markus Nutivaara D IR (10/10), Lower Body
  • Luke Kunin C Is out for season, ACL
  • Radim Simek D IR (01/06), Upper Body
Injuries
Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Tristan Jarry G IR (01/22), Upper Body
  • Jan Rutta D IR (01/14), Upper Body
Last 5 Games
San Jose Sharks
Date OPP Score SU Line Shots SA PP PK Goalie Location
Jun 6, 2016 PIT 1-3 L -126 24 20 0/2 1/2 Matt Murray Home
Jun 4, 2016 PIT 3-2 W -150 26 42 0/3 1/1 Matt Murray Home
Jun 1, 2016 PIT 1-2 L +112 22 30 0/1 2/2 Matt Murray Away
May 30, 2016 PIT 2-3 L +117 26 41 1/2 3/3 Matt Murray Away
May 25, 2016 STL 5-2 W -149 27 26 0/3 1/1 Brian Elliott Home
Pittsburgh Penguins
Date OPP Score SU Line Shots SA PP PK Goalie Location
Jun 6, 2016 SJ 3-1 W +114 20 24 1/2 2/2 Martin Jones Away
Jun 4, 2016 SJ 2-3 L +136 42 26 0/1 3/3 Martin Jones Away
Jun 1, 2016 SJ 2-1 W -124 30 22 0/2 1/1 Martin Jones Home
May 30, 2016 SJ 3-2 W -129 41 26 0/3 1/2 Martin Jones Home
May 26, 2016 TB 2-1 W -208 39 17 0/5 1/1 Andrei Vasilevskiy Home
Offensive Comparison
San Jose Sharks
Pittsburgh Penguins

Goals Scored

2.46 3.20

Shots For

29.27 35.49

Power Play %

18.98 20.66

Goals Scored Road vs. Home

2.43 3.54

Shots on Goal Last 10 H2H

31.50 32.60

Power Play % Road vs. Home

17.02 23.94
Defensive Comparison
San Jose Sharks
Pittsburgh Penguins

Goals Allowed

3.03 2.73

Shots Allowed

31.98 31.98

Penalty Kill %

85.20 83.12

Goals Allowed Road vs. Home

2.98 2.91

Goals allowed Last 10 H2H

2.10 2.80

Penalty Kill % Road vs. Home

85.22 81.36
Supergrid
Stat Rank Stat Rank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense 2.46 25 2.73 10
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense 2.43 26 2.91 21
Away Team Road Powerplay vs Home Team Home Penalty Kill 17.02 22 81.36 13
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense 3.20 6 3.03 22
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense 3.54 5 2.98 18
Home Team Home Power Play vs Away Team Road Penalty Kill 23.94 10 85.22 1