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Vancouver Canucks vs San Jose Sharks Odds
The Vancouver Canucks will look to grab a road win when they take on the Sharks in San Jose at HP Pavilion on Sunday in hockey odds action.
The Sharks sit at 25-16-7 on the season; in comparison, the Canucks are currently 26-15-7. Looking to wager on the totals? San Jose is 15-23-10 OU, and Vancouver is 18-25-5 OU.
The Sharks were listed earlier today as -142 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 15-rated Canucks taking on the No. 8-rated Sharks in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Jose's No. 22-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Sharks powerplay has clicked at a 20.1% rate while the Canucks have a 84% rate on the penalty kill.
The Sharks were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Canucks. That made winners of bettors who got San Jose at +118 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing San Jose are 4-6
After playing San Jose are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
San Jose Sharks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Vancouver are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few Canucks at Sharks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 6 games
Vancouver is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Vancouver is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
San Jose is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Vancouver
San Jose is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
San Jose is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games
Vancouver at San Jose, Tuesday, May 7