Sunday, April 2, 2017
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The San Jose Sharks head to Rogers Arena to play the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday, April 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Sharks at -182 and the Canucks at +164.
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San Jose comes into this matchup having played 78 games. They have an overall record of 43-28-7 and on the road they have a record of 19-18-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 210 goals and given up 194 goals for a point differential of +16. The Sharks have an overall record of 2-8-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 41-35 and an over/under record of 21-34-23. Vancouver shows up with a record of 30-38-9 including 18-15-6 at home this season. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 173 goals and surrendered 225 for a goal differential of -52. The Canucks have a record of 2-8-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 26-47 while their over/under record sits at 30-33-14.
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Valuable San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 41-35 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 21-34-23 against the over/under
Important Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 26-47 straight up
The Vancouver Canucks are 30-33-14 against the over/under
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
03/30/17 C Logan Couture Dental/Mouth out indefinitely
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
12/18/16 D Erik Gudbranson Wrist out indefinitely
11/23/16 RW Derek Dorsett Neck out for season
03/26/17 RW Jack Skille Ankle out indefinitely
03/23/17 C Jayson Megna Upper Body out indefinitely
03/21/17 C Markus Granlund Wrist out for season
03/20/17 LW Brendan Gaunce Hand out indefinitely
03/01/17 GO Jacob Markstrom Lower Body out indefinitely
02/28/17 D Nikita Tryamkin Illness out indefinitely
01/15/17 RW Anton Rodin Knee out for season
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 67 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 29 goals this season with 229 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 38 assists on the season and averages 19.1 minutes played per game. Brent Burns has averaged 24.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 28 goals on 307 shots. He has 45 assists giving him a total of 73 points on the season. Martin Jones has 33 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 1,629 shots against him and has given up 146 goals. He has made 1,483 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Bo Horvat has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 20 goals this season with 141 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin has averaged 19.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 15 goals on 94 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Ryan Miller has 18 wins and 26 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has had 1,656 shots against him and has given up 141 goals. He has made 1,515 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sharks have 93 total points this season. They have scored 210 goals while giving up 194 goals. They have had 238 power play opportunities and have scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Sharks have allowed 200 power play opportunities and given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.89% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canucks have a total of 69 points on the season. They have 30 power play goals on 216 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 211 power play opportunities and have given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Sharks have a total of 173 goals scored while they've given up 225 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.11%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
San Jose has a Corsi percentage of 50.8% as they've attempted 4,523 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,382 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.2% as they have 3,399 attempts while they've given up 3,111 shots on the defensive end. The Sharks start possessions in the offensive zone 53.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.4% for the season. They have 2,181 face off wins compared to 2,366 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense San Jose has 1,481 hits and they've blocked 1,271 shots from the opposition.
Vancouver has attempted 3,959 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,304 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.8% as they have 2,925 shots while they've given up 3,324 attempts on defense. The Canucks have an offensive zone percentage of 51.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51% as they've compiled 2,385 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,287 face off losses. On defense Vancouver has blocked 980 shot attempts and they have 1,395 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Sharks/Canucks NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take San Jose -182
Josh's Pick: Take San Jose -182
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