San Jose Sharks at Anaheim Ducks NHL Picks & Predictions 9/28/2017
Thursday, September 28, 2017
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The San Jose Sharks head to Honda Center to take on the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday, September 28, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Sharks at +115 and the Ducks at -140.
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San Jose had a record of 46-29-7 last year and away from home they had a record of 20-18-3. They were 3rd in the Pacific Division. They tallied 221 goals and surrendered 201 goals for a point differential of +20. For the year they had an ATS mark of 48-40-0 and an over/under record of 24-39-0. Anaheim finished with a record of 46-23-13 including 29-8-4 on home ice last year. They were 1st in the Pacific Division. They scored 223 goals and gave up 200 for a goal differential of +23. Their record against the spread was 56-43-0 while their over/under mark was 37-40-0.
Valuable San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks were 48-40-0 straight up last year
The San Jose Sharks were 24-39-0 against the over/under last season
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks were 56-43-0 straight up last year
The Anaheim Ducks were 37-40-0 against the over/under last season
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
9/26/2017 Logan Couture C Undisclosed
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
9/25/2017 Patrick Eaves RW Lower Body
9/15/2017 Ryan Kesler C Hip
9/15/2017 Hampus Lindholm D Shoulder
9/15/2017 Sami Vatanen D Shoulder
Joe Pavelski scored 68 total points last year for the Sharks. He had 29 goals last season with 233 shots on net giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He had a total of 39 assists on the year and averaged 19.1 minutes played per contest. Brent Burns averaged 24.9 minutes of ice time per game last season. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 9% by tallying 29 goals on 315 attempts. He had 46 assists giving him a total of 75 points on the year. Martin Jones had 35 wins and 23 losses last season in goal for the Sharks. He had 1,725 shots against him and he surrendered 152 goals. He made 1,573 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Corey Perry had 53 total points last season for the Ducks. He had 19 goals last year with 214 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He had a total of 34 assists on the year and averaged 17.7 minutes played per contest. Ryan Getzlaf averaged 21.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 15 goals on 138 attempts. He had 55 assists giving him a total of 70 points on the year. John Gibson had 25 wins and 16 losses last season in net for the Ducks. He had 1,437 shots against him and he gave up 109 goals. He made 1,328 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks had 99 total points last year. They scored 221 goals while giving up 201 scores. They had 246 power play chances and scored 41 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 17%. The Sharks gave up 212 power play opportunities and surrendered 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They averaged 30 shots per contest and as a team shot 9.01% for the year. They allowed 28 shot attempts to their opposition per game and had a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks had a total of 105 points last season. They had 47 power play goals on 251 chances for a percentage of 19%. They gave up 281 power play opportunities and surrendered 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Ducks had a total of 223 goals scored while they gave up 200 goals last season. They averaged 30 shots per game and had a team shooting percentage of 9.20%. As a unit they gave up 30 shots per contest and had a save percentage of 92%.
The Sharks started possessions in the offensive zone 53.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 46.7% for the season. They had 2,293 face-off wins compared to 2,472 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 48.1%. On defense San Jose had 1,536 hits and they blocked 1,354 shots from the opposition. San Jose had a Corsi percentage of 50.5% as they attempted 4,700 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,613 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was 52% as they had 3,529 attempts while they gave up 3,259 shots on the defensive end.
The Ducks started possessions in the offensive zone 47.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 52.1% for the year. They had 2,687 face-off wins as opposed to 2,226 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 54.7%. On defense Anaheim had 2,146 hits and they blocked 1,148 attempts from opposing offenses. Anaheim had a Corsi percentage of 49.6% as they tried 4,579 shots on goal while at full strength while they surrendered 4,657 shots on net when they had a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage was 49.6% as they had 3,457 shots while they gave up 3,509 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Sharks/Ducks NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take San Jose +115 Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
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