|NHL Sharks vs. Ducks Picks & Predictions for December 31, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Tuesday, 31 December 2013 17:07|
Sharks vs. Ducks Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Ducks are -116 money line favorites over the Sharks, who are +107 on the ML. San Jose is 25-8-6 on the year and 11-7-3 on the road, while Anaheim is 28-8-5 overall and 14-0-2 at home. The total for tonight’s game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Ducks opened as -114 money line favorites but their odds have climbed to -116, while the Sharks’ odds have gone from +105 up to +107. The total remains at 5.5 after opening at that same number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 75% of bettors favor the Ducks. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take San Jose. According to latest NHL trends, the Sharks are 4-0 in their last four games versus the Ducks and 4-0 in their last four games overall. They’re also 7-1 in their last eight games versus Pacific opponents, 4-0 in their last four games versus Western Conference foes and 8-3 in their last 11 games following a win. San Jose is also 29-14 in its last 43 games playing on one day of rest, 4-0 in its last four games in the second game of a home-and-home situation and 4-0 ATS in its last four games when its opponent scores two goals or less in its previous game.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: SAN JOSE SHARKS +107