San Jose Sharks vs Anaheim Ducks NHL Picks & Predictions 10/5/2019
Saturday, October 5, 2019
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The San Jose Sharks travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday, October 5, 2019. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at +104 and the Ducks at -115.
San Jose had a record of 46-27-9 last season and on the road they had a record of 21-16-4-1. They finished 2nd in the Pacific Division. They scored 289 goals and gave up 258 goals for a point differential of +31. For the season they had an ATS record of 45-36 and an over/under record of 47-34-2. Anaheim finished with a record of 35-37-10 including 12-13-4-2 at home last season. They were 6th in the Pacific Division. They scored 196 goals and surrendered 248 for a goal differential of -52. Their record against the spread was 32-47 while their over/under record was 33-47-2.
Valuable San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks were 45-36 straight up last year
The San Jose Sharks were 47-34-2 against the over/under last season
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks were 32-47 straight up last year
The Anaheim Ducks were 33-47-2 against the over/under last season
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
10/03/19 RW Timo Meier Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Vegas
10/02/19 D Erik Karlsson Personal is questionable Friday vs Vegas
10/01/19 LW Evander Kane Suspension is OUT 3 games
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/03/19 RW Patrick Eaves Illness is out for season
10/03/19 C Ryan Kesler Hip is out for season
10/01/19 RW Ondrej Kase Upper Body is doubtful Thursday vs Arizona
10/01/19 C Sam Steel Lower Body is questionable Thursday vs Arizona
10/01/19 D Brendan Guhle Lower Body is questionable Thursday vs Arizona
09/30/19 GO John Gibson Abdominal is questionable Thursday vs Arizona
Logan Couture accumulated 70 total points last season for the Sharks. He had 27 goals last year with 204 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He had a total of 43 assists on the season and averaged 18.6 minutes played per game. Timo Meier averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 30 goals on 250 shots. He had 36 assists giving him a total of 66 points on the season. Martin Jones had 36 wins and 19 losses last season in net for the Sharks. He had 1,699 shots against him and he gave up 176 goals. He made 1,523 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Rickard Rakell scored 43 total points last year for the Ducks. He had 18 goals last season with 194 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He had a total of 25 assists on the season and averaged 18.5 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf averaged 19.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 14 goals on 133 shots. He had 34 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. John Gibson had 26 wins and 22 losses last year in goal for the Ducks. He had 1,838 shots against him and he surrendered 153 goals. He made 1,685 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks had 101 total points last season, which ranked them 6th in the NHL. They were 2nd in the league in goals scored with 289 while they gave up 258 goals, ranking them 11th overall. They had 241 power play opportunities and scored 57 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. That was 6th in the NHL. The Sharks allowed 234 power play opportunities and gave up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, putting them 14th in the league when short-handed. They averaged 33 shots per game and as a team shot 10.67% for the season. They allowed 28 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 89%. That put them 31st in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks were 24th in the NHL with a total of 80 points last year. They had 36 power play goals on 212 opportunities for a percentage of 17%. That ranked them 24th in the league as a power play unit. They allowed 271 power play opportunities and gave up 55 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. That was 20th in the NHL. As a team, the Ducks were 31st in the league with 196 goals scored while they gave up 248 goals, which was 14th overall. They averaged 28 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 8.63%. As a team they gave up 33 shots per game and had a save percentage of 91%. That was 9th in the NHL.
San Jose is 3rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53.7%, as they've attempted 5,002 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,313 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 54.1% as they have 3,812 attempts while they have given up 3,236 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 3rd in the league. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 54.1% of the time, which is 3rd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.9% for the season. That is 29th overall in the NHL. They have 2,376 face-off wins compared to 2,346 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.3%. That ranks them 15th in the league. On defense San Jose has 1,574 hits and they have blocked 1,077 shots from the opposition, putting them 26th overall.
The Ducks are 26th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.4% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.6% for the season, which is 6th in the NHL. They have 2,394 face-off wins compared to 2,268 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.4%. That is 7th in the league. On defense Anaheim has 1,900 hits and they have blocked 1,196 shots from the opposition, which is 12th in the league. Anaheim is 29th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 46.5% as they've attempted 4,392 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 5,051 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 45.9% ranks 30th as they have 3,276 attempts while they have given up 3,855 shots on the defensive end.
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