NHL Matchups  >>  San Jose Sharks vs. Anaheim Ducks Preview 03/18/2013

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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Monday when the San Jose Sharks and the Anaheim Ducks meet at Honda Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Ducks listed as 152-moneyline favorites versus the Sharks, while the game's total is sitting at 5.
San Jose was a 5-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Kings. They lost as +125 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.
The Ducks were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -132 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Anaheim:
Team record: 20-3-4 SU, ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games when playing San Jose
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games

When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

San Jose:
Team record: 12-9-6 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games when playing Anaheim
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Anaheim
is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Anaheim

When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Los Angeles are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6


NEXT UP:
San Jose at Edmonton, Wednesday, March 20
Anaheim home to Chicago, Wednesday, March 20