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San Jose Sharks vs Vancouver Canucks Betting Preview


Vancouver Canucks

San Jose Sharks
10-5-2 November 07, 2013, 10:30 PM | SAP Center 10-1-4



The Vancouver Canucks will look to grab a road win when they take on the Sharks in San Jose at SAP Center on Thursday in hockey odds action.

The Sharks are 10-1-4 so far on the season. The Canucks, meanwhile, are 10-5-2. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Jose go 7-7-1 and the Canucks go 4-10-3 on the totals.

View Vancouver Canucks vs San Jose Sharks Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Vancouver before puck drop in this match found them as 153-moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, ccording to BetOnline.

It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 1-rated Sharks and the No. 20-ranked Canucks, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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In their last action, Vancouver was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Coyotes. Bettors on Phoenix at -110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for San Jose, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Sabres at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Sabres at +375 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Jose's No. 1-ranked offense, averaging 3.8 goals per game, against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.59 goals allowed. The Sharks power play is averaging 20.29% while the Canucks defense kills off 87.93% of their penalties.

Next up:
Vancouver at Los Angeles, Saturday, November 9th
San Jose at Winnipeg, Sunday, November 10th