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On the season, the Sharks in the NHL standings, are 14-32-4 and sit in 15th place in the Western Conference. In the Pacific Division, they are in 8th place. In their last ten games, San Jose has gone 5-5, and over their last five games, they are 4-1. On the road, the Sharks are just 5-19-2 this season.
As the underdog, San Jose has gone 14-32-4 this season and is still looking for their first game as the favorite this year. Against other teams in the Western Conference, they have gone 7-19 this season.
San Jose enters the game with a puck line record of 22-28 this season and their average scoring differential sits at -1.8 goals per game. So far, they have 10 road puck line wins by multiple goals compared to 12 road losses.
Over their last ten road games, the Sharks have gone just 4-6 against the puck line, but their overall puck line record on the road is 10-16. For the season, San Jose has 10 wins by more than one goal compared to 28 losses.
San Jose’s games finished with an average of 6 goals per game for the season. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.2. Overall, the Sharks have an over/under record of 20-27-3.
Ducks want to fly far away
At home this season, the Ducks have gone just 7-17-1, and their overall record of 17-30-2 has them in 7th place in the Pacific Division and 14th in the Western Conference. In conference games, Anaheim is just 8-18, and they have been the underdog in 44 of their 49 games this season.
Over their last ten games, the Ducks are 4-6, and they have lost four straight games in which they have been favored. In their last five games, Anaheim has gone 2-3, and they are 2-1 in their last three games.
When favored, the Ducks have a puck line record of just 1-4 and their average scoring margin is at -0.6 goals per game. So far, they have 20 losses by multiple goals and 12 losses by just one goal. Overall, their puck line record for the season is 27-22, and their average scoring margin is at -0.9 goals per game.
Over their last ten home games, the Ducks have a puck line record of just 5-5, and their average scoring margin at home is at -0.8 goals per game. In their last five games, the Ducks have gone 3-2 against the puck line, and their puck line record as the underdog is at 26-18. Coming into this game, the Ducks have won three games in a row against the puck line.
On average, Anaheim’s games have finished with 6 goals per game. The season’s average over/under line stands at 6.3. In total, the Ducks come in with an over/under record of 22-24-3.
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|SAN JOSE SHARKS vs ANAHEIM DUCKS
|Location of the Game: Honda Center, Anaheim
|Date and Time: Wednesday, January 31st 10:30 ET
|Reason: 2023-2024 NHL Regular Season
|How to watch: watchlivesports.co
AI Predictions and Sport Betting AI Picks
|Sport Betting AI PICKS
AI Picks: Anaheim Ducks 4 – San Jose Sharks 3
Sport Betting AI Picks: ATS Sharks +1.5 | ML Ducks -180 | OVER 6
Sharks vs Ducks Betting Odds
San Jose Sharks Game Analysis
In terms of their offensive performance, the Sharks are averaging 2.1 goals per game this season, putting them in the 32nd spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 32nd in the league. This season, the Sharks have a 1-1 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 12-30 record.
San Jose defense takes on the Ducks ranked 1st in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 35.3 shots per game against San Jose. They also are 29th in shutouts, with 1 shutouts in their NHL team stats. For this game, Tomas Hertl (Lower Body) is questionable. Meanwhile, Mikael Granlund (Upper Body), Matt Benning, Givani Smith, Mario Ferraro (those three foe Lower Body) and Henry Thrun (Shoulder) are out of this game, affecting their NHL player stats.
Anaheim Ducks Game Analysis
Offensively, the Ducks come into the game at 2.6 goals per contest placing 29th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 26th position in the league. Looking at how the Ducks’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 21st in power play goals and 12th in shorthanded goals.
Coming into the game, the Ducks’ defense is 27th in takeaways at 6 takeaways per contest. Overall, they are giving up 3.2 goals per game which is 6th in the NHL. Based on the NHL Injury Report, Alex Killorn (Knee), Max Jones (Upper Body), Trevor Zegras (Ankle), Pavel Mintyukov (Shoulder), Tristan Luneau (Illness) are out. Meanwhile Ilya Lyubushkin (Upper Body) is questionable for this matchup.
San Jose Sharks vs Anaheim Ducks Head-to-Head
In the last five head to head matchups, the Ducks have had the upper-hand, going 3-2. When looking at the last three head-to-head matchups between the Sharks and Ducks, only 1 point per game has separated the teams, with the Ducks going 2-1 vs. the spread.
The over/under record in the five most recent head to head games between the Sharks and Ducks is 4-1 with an average of 7 goals per game. The last three times that the Sharks have been on the road vs. the Ducks, the over/under record is 3-2.