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San Jose takes on Arizona on 3-game losing streak

March 20, 2022 GMT

Arizona Coyotes (20-37-4, eighth in the Central) vs. San Jose Sharks (26-27-8, seventh in the Pacific)

San Jose, California; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Sharks -233, Coyotes +190; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: San Jose enters the matchup against Arizona as losers of three straight games.

The Sharks are 12-15-3 in Western Conference games. San Jose is last in the Western Conference averaging 7 points per game. Timo Meier leads the team with 58 total points.

The Coyotes are 11-19-2 in conference games. Arizona averages 10.8 penalty minutes per game, the second-most in the Western Conference. Liam O’Brien leads the team serving 106 total minutes.

In their last meeting on Dec. 28, San Jose won 8-7.

TOP PERFORMERS: Meier leads the Sharks with 25 goals, adding 33 assists and totaling 58 points. Logan Couture has two goals and five assists over the last 10 games for San Jose.

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Nick Schmaltz leads the Coyotes with a plus-13 in 42 games this season. Clayton Keller has 16 points over the last 10 games for Arizona.

LAST 10 GAMES: Sharks: 3-5-2, averaging 2.1 goals, 3.7 assists, 4.2 penalties and 9.9 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .910 save percentage.

Coyotes: 7-3-0, averaging 4.4 goals, 7.4 assists, 2.8 penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes while allowing 2.9 goals per game with a .929 save percentage.

INJURIES: Sharks: None listed.

Coyotes: Jakob Chychrun: out (lower body), Jay Beagle: out (lower body), Liam O’Brien: out (upper-body), Johan Larsson: out (lower-body), Andrew Ladd: out (lower body).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.