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Vancouver Canucks Battle vs San Jose Sharks Highlights NHL Odds Menu

Fans betting on NHL look for value at SAP Center at San Jose on Thursday as the host San Jose Sharks battle the Vancouver Canucks in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the San Jose Sharks in this one found them earlier as -205 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

A 5-0.8 result in favor of the Sharks is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Vancouver Canucks vs San Jose Sharks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

San Jose will face the 15-16-4 Canucks. In totals betting, the Sharks are 10-21-1 in over under betting so far this season while the Vancouver Canucks are 20-15. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Jose vs Vancouver injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the San Jose Sharks rated this week at No. 12 and the Vancouver Canucks sitting at No. 20.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits San Jose's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 2.75 goals per game, against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 23 at 3.23 goals allowed. The Sharks power play is averaging 20.72% while the Canucks defense kills off 78.4% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Vancouver was a 7-5 loser at home against the Canadiens. Bettors on Montreal at -138 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

San Jose was a 5-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Oilers. They lost as +122 underdogs, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Vancouver is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Vancouver is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Vancouver's last 5 games
  • Vancouver is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • San Jose is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Jose's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 18 of San Jose's last 25 games
  • San Jose is 5-13 ATS in its last 18 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Vancouver home to St. Louis, Saturday, December 23rd
San Jose home to Los Angeles, Saturday, December 23rd