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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Monday when the San Jose Sharks and the Anaheim Ducks meet at Honda Center.

San Jose was a 5-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Kings. They lost as +125 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

The Ducks were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -132 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Anaheim:
Team record: 20-3-4 SU, ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games when playing San Jose
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games

When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

San Jose:
Team record: 12-9-6 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games when playing Anaheim
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Anaheim
is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Anaheim

When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Los Angeles are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
San Jose at Edmonton, Wednesday, March 20
Anaheim home to Chicago, Wednesday, March 20