Free NHL Picks Today: Vegas Golden Knights vs San Jose Sharks 11/15/22

Free NHL Picks Today: Vegas Golden Knights vs San Jose Sharks 11/15/22
Tue 15th November 2022

The San Jose Sharks (5-9-3) travel to face the Vegas Golden Knights (13-3-0) at T-Mobile Arena on Tuesday. San Jose is coming off a 3-2 shootout win over the Wild on Sunday. The Sharks committed only two penalties in the game, holding Minnesota without a power play goal.

Nico Sturm and Steven Lorentz both scored once for the Sharks. Marc-Edouard Vlasic had two assists to lead the team in scoring. James Reimer had a great performance with 28 saves (.933%) in the win.

Vegas fell 3-2 to the Blues on Saturday. Reilly Smith and Phil Kessel both scored once for the Golden Knights. Adin Hill saved only 25 of 28 shots against (.892%) in the loss.


The Golden Knights won the first meeting between the teams this season, a 4-2 victory in October. Shea Theodore led Vegas with two points (1G 1A). Matt Nieto and Sturm were on the scoresheet for San Jose. Hill got the win, saving 29 of 31 shots (.935%).


San Jose is averaging 2.71 goals per game for the season, 27th in the NHL, and they are taking on a Golden Knights team that is allowing just 2.31 goals a game (2nd). Meanwhile, Vegas has found the net 3.69 times a game on average, fourth in the league, and the Sharks are allowing opponents to score 3.35 goals per game (22nd).

The Golden Knights’ 21.74% power play percentage ranks 15th in the league, while the Sharks are 22nd with a conversion rate of 18.75%. San Jose has been equally adept at penalty killing, boasting the league’s second-highest PK% at 90.91%. Vegas ranks 20th at 76.92%.


With 22 points this season, sixth-most in the NHL, Erik Karlsson is the top skater for the Sharks. He is among the league leaders with 10 goals (5th) and has added 12 assists. In the net, Reimer (3-5-2) is San Jose’s top goaltender by goals against average. He has a 2.99 GAA and a .906% save percentage.

Jack Eichel leads the Golden Knights in scoring with 19 points (9th in the league). He has nine goals (10th in the league) and 10 assists in 16 games. Logan Thompson (8-2-0) has the best goals against average for Vegas at 2.32. He has a save percentage of .925%.


San Jose is 4-4-0 on the road this season. Vegas is 5-2-0 at T-Mobile Arena this season.

SportsTips’ NHL Pick:

Vegas Golden Knights -1.5 (+105)

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