Saturday, March 5, 2016
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The Vancouver Canucks travel to SAP Center to play the San Jose Sharks on Saturday, March 5, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canucks at +205 and the Sharks at -230. The over/under has been set at 5.
Vancouver comes into this matchup having played 63 games. They have an overall record of 24-27-12 and on the road they have a record of 13-11-7. Currently they are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 152 goals and given up 181 goals for a point differential of -29. The Canucks have 12 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 3-7-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 24-39 and an over/under record of 23-25-15. San Jose shows up with a record of 35-22-6 including 12-13-3 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 191 goals and surrendered 169 for a goal differential of +22. The Sharks have 6 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 34-28 while their over/under record sits at 35-23-5.
Daniel Sedin has accumulated 54 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 24 goals this season with 215 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 10 goals on 74 shots. He has 38 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 14 wins and 19 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 1,303 shots against him and has given up 110 goals. He has made 1,193 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 61 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 29 goals this season with 172 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Patrick Marleau has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 19 goals on 157 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Martin Jones has 32 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,456 shots against him and has given up 121 goals. He has made 1,335 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Canucks have 60 total points this season. They have scored 148 goals while giving up 178 goals. They have had 186 power play opportunities and have scored 33 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Canucks have allowed 199 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.19% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Sharks have a total of 76 points on the season. They have 47 power play goals on 210 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 179 power play opportunities and have given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Canucks have a total of 188 goals scored while they've given up 166 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.90%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 47.8% as they've attempted 3,239 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,541 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.8% as they have 2,470 attempts while they've given up 2,692 shots on the defensive end. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 50.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.3% for the season. They have 1,717 face off wins compared to 2,062 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 45.4%. On defense Vancouver has 1,144 hits and they've blocked 849 shots from the opposition.
San Jose has attempted 3,520 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,434 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.3% as they have 2,671 shots while they've given up 2,439 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 1,908 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,866 face off losses. On defense San Jose has blocked 995 shot attempts and they have 1,285 hits as a unit.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 24-39 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 23-25-15 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 34-28 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 35-23-5 against the over/under
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
03/02/16 RW Jannik Hansen Ribs expected to miss a week
02/24/16 RW Radim Vrbata Groin out indefinitely
02/10/16 D Alexander Edler Fibula out indefinitely
02/10/16 C Brandon Sutter Jaw out 6-8 weeks
San Jose Sharks Injuries
03/03/16 D Matt Tennyson Concussion out indefinitely
02/18/16 C Tommy Wingels Shoulder out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Vancouver
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