The San Jose Sharks are flying high and steady as they are now in the top of the Pacific division, and they plan to stay there for a while; the Anaheim Ducks will be in their way this Wednesday night when they clash at Honda Center at 10:00 PM ET.
The Sharks smashed the Colorado Avalanche 5-1 in their most recent outing at home; they were listed -168 on the moneyline favorites by the oddsmakers. This time against the Ducks they are -135 moneyline favorites.
“We’ve seen how fast things can happen,” said center Joe Pavelski, who scored twice and has five of his 29 goals in the last six games. “We’ve been on both sides of it. Leading the division right now doesn’t matter”.
“The fact that we got the two points is the most significant thing, not where we are in the standings,” coach Todd McLellan said. “You cannot play a game and drop three spots”.
Here are some betting trends for the Sharks:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Anaheim.
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of last 22 games when playing on the road against Anaheim.
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4.
Before playing Toronto are 4-6.
After playing Colorado are 9-1.
The Ducks lost 3-2 at home against the Bruins, but they seem to have a better shot when they play the Sharks as they have a 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Jose.
Here are some Anaheim’s trends:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing San Jose.
They are 13-6 SU in its last 19 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of last 22 games when playing at home against San Jose.
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3.