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Vancouver Canucks host San Jose Sharks in hockey action


San Jose Sharks

Vancouver Canucks
11-2-5 November 14, 2013, 10:00 PM | Rogers Arena 11-7-2



The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Vancouver and San Jose on Thursday, with the host Canucks trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Supporters of the Sharks have seen them go 11-2-5 so far this season, while the Canucks are at 11-7-2. In totals betting, the Canucks are 6-11-3, while the Sharks are 9-8-1.

View San Jose Sharks vs Vancouver Canucks Odds and Stats.

If you're going with the Canucks in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of 100 on most hockey betting menus early today for Thursday's contest. The over-under was at 5 earlier at BetOnline.

This game puts the Canucks, most recently No. 22 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Sharks, who rate a No. 3 in the latest survey.

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Last time out for San Jose, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Flames on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Sharks at -166 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Vancouver was a 3-1 loser on the road against the Ducks. Bettors on Anaheim at -154 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Vancouver's No. 17-ranked offense, averaging 2.7 goals per game, against a Sharks defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.39 goals allowed. The Canucks power play is averaging 9.68% while the Sharks defense kills off 85.19% of their penalties.

Next up:
San Jose at Edmonton, Friday, November 15th
Vancouver home to Dallas, Sunday, November 17th