Sharks vs. Ducks Prediction
The Anaheim Ducks rolled to a season-opening win as underdogs at the San Jose Sharks to open the season. Will San Jose get a victory this time as it travels to Anaheim?
Sunday, October 28, 2018
Honda Center at 8:05PM ET
TV: NBCSCA (ANA)
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Sharks are a -147 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Ducks are a +127 underdog, while the total is set at 5.5 goals. As of 63 percent of public bets are on visiting San Jose. Check out our NHL Public Betting Page for the latest information.
Sharks fall in shootout at Carolina
San Jose lost 4-3 Saturday night in a shootout at the Hurricanes to drop to 5-3-2 on the season. Tomas Hertl, Evander Kane and Antti Suomela scored the goals for the Sharks. San Jose led 3-1 in the second period before allowing two goals the rest of the period. Neither team scored in the third period or overtime. Brent Burns dished out two assists in the loss. Aaron Dell made 38 saves on 41 shots in the defeat.
Ducks unable to hang at Stars
Anaheim fell 5-2 Thursday night at Dallas and now has a 5-5-1 record on the season. Ryan Getzlaf scored both goals in the contest for the Ducks. Rickard Rakell and Nick Ritchie each dished out an assist. John Gibson surrendered five goals on 41 shots to take the loss. The score was tied 2-2 on Getzlaf's second goal in the second period before Dallas scored three goals over the next 15 minutes the rest of the period.
NHL Betting Trends
The Sharks are 0-4 in their last four Sunday games. The over is 10-3 in the last 13 San Jose games versus a team with a losing record.
The Ducks are 1-6 in the last seven meetings. Anaheim is 0-5 in the last five home meetings versus the Sharks.
There is no doubt San Jose is the more talented team here, but Anaheim will again be highly motivated here after the Sharks had their number in the playoffs last season. The Ducks are at home, have an extra day of rest and already rolled to a road win at San Jose. Go with the home team here.
NHL DAILY PREDICTION: ANAHEIM DUCKS +127