The NHL playoffs are back in action today as the San Jose Sharks will clash with the St. Louis Blues.
The Sharks are heading into this game after a solid win in game one of this series.
On the other side, the Blues managed to win the 2nd game of the series with a score of 4-2.
San Jose Sharks Form
The Sharks have been playing well this season. Moreover, their home form has been their main weapon throughout the year. However, they dropped that good form at home as they lost the 2nd game home by a score of 4-2. San Jose will now be aiming to get back their home-ice advantage in this one. Also, their postseason home record stands at 6-3 at home.
On the offensive side of the game, the Sharks score an average of 3.19 goals per game. Therefore, this record is enough for the 3rd spot in the league in scoring during the playoffs.
On the defensive side of the game, the concede an average of 3.13 goals per game.
St. Louis Blues Form
The Blues have been playing well this season. Moreover, they managed to win the second game of this series away and now they have the home advantage on their side. The Blues will now aim to maintain to hold serve at home and they have gone 17-6 in their last 23 games at Enterprise Center.
However, that form dropped during the playoffs as now their record at home stands at 3-4. Therefore, they will need to improve.
On the offensive side of the game, the Blues score an average of 3.08 goals per game.
On the defensive side of the game, the Blues concede an average of 3.08 during the postseason.
As stated, the Blues have not been dominant in their home games during the playoffs. However, they have a solid overall home record and it is just a matter of time when they will improve. They were strong during the regular part of the season and they will not miss this chance to take the lead. Take the Blues in this one.
My Free Pick & Prediction for San Jose Sharks vs. St. Louis Blues on 05/15/2019 is: take the St. Louis Blues +184 (Puckline).
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