NHL-playoffs-betting-prediction-pick-San Jose Sharks vs Vancouver Canucks Preview

Vancouver CanucksSan Jose Sharks
May 5, 10:00 PM | HP Pavilion

Vancouver Canucks vs San Jose Sharks Odds

26-15-7TEAM RECORD25-16-7

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.

View Vancouver vs San Jose Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
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.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 15-rated Canucks taking on the No. 8-rated Sharks in this contest.

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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

Next up:
Vancouver at San Jose, Tuesday, May 7

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