San Jose Sharks at Anaheim Ducks NHL Picks & Predictions 2/11/2018
Sunday, February 11, 2018
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The San Jose Sharks travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday, February 11, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at +144 and the Ducks at -160.
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San Jose has a record of 28-18-8 this season and on the road they have a record of 14-10-5-2. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 156 goals and given up 150 goals for a point differential of +6. For the season they have an ATS record of 28-26-0 and an over/under record of 20-33-0. Anaheim is 27-19-10 including 15-9-3-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 158 goals and surrendered 161 for a goal differential of -3. Their record against the spread is 27-29-0 while their over/under record is 22-33-0.
Valuable San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 28-26-0 straight up this year
The San Jose Sharks are 20-33-0 against the over/under this season
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 27-29-0 straight up this year
The Anaheim Ducks are 22-33-0 against the over/under this season
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
02/09/18 RW Joel Ward Upper Body is out indefinitely
01/24/18 C Joe Thornton MCL IR (01/23)
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/22/17 RW Patrick Eaves Illness IR (10/14)
Logan Couture has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 22 goals this year with 132 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 18.4 minutes played per game. Brent Burns averages 25.4 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 4% by scoring 9 goals on 231 shots. He has 38 assists, giving him a total of 47 points on the season. Martin Jones has 15 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has 1,006 shots against him and he's given up 89 goals. He's made 917 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Brandon Montour has scored 22 total points this year for the Ducks. He has 6 goals this season with 115 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 5%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 19.2 minutes played per game. Rickard Rakell averages 19.4 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 22 goals on 150 shots. He has 23 assists, giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 7 wins and 4 losses this year in goal for the Ducks. He has 457 shots against him and he's surrendered 39 goals. He's made 418 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks have 64 total points this season, which ranks them 15th in the NHL. They are 21st in the league in goals scored with 156 while they've given up 150 goals, ranking them 23rd overall. They have had 183 power play opportunities and have scored 44 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. That is 4th in the NHL. The Sharks have allowed 166 power play opportunities and have given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, putting them 2nd in the league when short-handed. They average 33 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.79% for the season. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%. That puts them 18th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks are 11th in the NHL with a total of 64 points this year. They have 28 power play goals on 155 opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That ranks them 22nd in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 206 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. That is 15th in the NHL. As a team, the Ducks are 16th in the league with 158 goals scored while they've given up 161 goals, which is 12th overall. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.26%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%. That is 6th in the NHL.
San Jose has a Corsi percentage of 51.6% as they've tried 3,336 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,133 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 7th in Corsi percentage. They are 8th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 52.3% as they have 2,491 shots while they've given up 2,271 attempts on defense. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 53.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.7% for the year. That puts them 7th and 26th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,640 face-off wins as opposed to 1,601 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.6%. That is 12th overall in the NHL. On defense San Jose has 919 hits and they've blocked 862 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 5th in the league.
The Ducks are 31st in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 47% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 53% for the season, which is 1st in the NHL. They have 1,747 face-off wins compared to 1,650 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.4%. That is 8th in the league. On defense Anaheim has 1,366 hits and they have blocked 852 shots from the opposition, which is 7th in the league. Anaheim is 23rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.7% as they've attempted 3,182 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,488 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.9% ranks 22nd as they have 2,425 attempts while they have given up 2,636 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Sharks/Ducks NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim -160
Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim -160
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