San Jose Sharks vs Anaheim Ducks Betting Preview
Anaheim Ducks vs San Jose Sharks Odds
The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between San Jose and Anaheim on Monday, with the host Sharks trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
The Sharks sport records of 1-2 heading into this matchup, while the Ducks sit at 3-1 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-1 for the Sharks and 1-3 for the Ducks.
Sportsbooks had set the Sharks as -175 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Sharks at No. 21 and the Ducks at No. 16 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Jose's No. 18-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Ducks defense that ranks No. 3 at 1.8 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 33.3% rate while the Ducks have a 89.5% rate on the penalty kill.
Anaheim won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Blues on October 16. Bettors who backed the Ducks at -125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
San Jose was a 4-2 loser in its last match at home against the Blues. They lost as -150 favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.
Anaheim Ducks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few Ducks at Sharks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Anaheim's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Anaheim's last 9 games
Anaheim is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Jose
Anaheim is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
San Jose is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Anaheim
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Jose's last 6 games at home
San Jose is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Jose's last 7 games
Anaheim home to Dallas, Friday, October 21
San Jose at New Jersey, Friday, October 21