Thursday, March 31, 2016
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to SAP Center to play the San Jose Sharks on Thursday, March 31, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at +215 and the Sharks at -265. The over/under has been set at 5.
Vancouver comes into this matchup having played 76 games. They have an overall record of 27-36-13 and on the road they have a record of 14-15-8. Currently they are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 172 goals and given up 221 goals for a point differential of -49. The Canucks have 13 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 1-8-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 27-49 and an over/under record of 27-30-19. San Jose shows up with a record of 43-28-6 including 17-18-3 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 228 goals and surrendered 199 for a goal differential of +29. The Sharks have 6 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 42-34 while their over/under record sits at 40-30-7.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 59 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 27 goals this season with 244 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 11 goals on 90 shots. He has 40 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 15 wins and 23 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 1,515 shots against him and has given up 126 goals. He has made 1,389 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 75 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 37 goals this season with 213 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 38 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Patrick Marleau has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 21 goals on 201 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Martin Jones has 36 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,663 shots against him and has given up 135 goals. He has made 1,528 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Canucks have 67 total points this season. They have scored 168 goals while giving up 217 goals. They have had 225 power play opportunities and have scored 37 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Canucks have allowed 231 power play opportunities and given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.81% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Sharks have a total of 92 points on the season. They have 57 power play goals on 255 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 219 power play opportunities and have given up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 225 goals scored while they've given up 196 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.62%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 47.6% as they've attempted 3,908 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,297 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47% as they have 2,935 attempts while they've given up 3,304 shots on the defensive end. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 51% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49% for the season. They have 2,044 face off wins compared to 2,478 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 45.2%. On defense Vancouver has 1,413 hits and they've blocked 993 shots from the opposition.
San Jose has attempted 4,312 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,159 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.8% as they have 3,283 shots while they've given up 2,932 attempts on defense. The Sharks have an offensive zone percentage of 50.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.6% as they've compiled 2,328 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,270 face off losses. On defense San Jose has blocked 1,227 shot attempts and they have 1,588 hits as a unit.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 27-49 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 27-30-19 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 42-34 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 40-30-7 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
03/30/16 RW Jake Virtanen Possible Suspension "?" Thursday vs. San Jose
03/29/16 D Christopher Tanev Back "?" Thursday vs San Jose
03/22/16 RW Radim Vrbata Knee out for season
03/15/16 D Luca Sbisa Shoulder likely out for season
02/10/16 D Alexander Edler Fibula out for season
02/10/16 C Brandon Sutter Jaw out for season
San Jose Sharks Injuries
03/22/16 D Marc-Edouard Vlasic Lower Body expected to miss 7-10 days
03/19/16 LW Matthew Nieto Hand out indefinitely
03/03/16 D Matt Tennyson Concussion out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take San Jose
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