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San Jose Sharks vs Vancouver Canucks Prediction & Betting Tips 11/25/2023

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San Jose Sharks vs Vancouver Canucks 11/25/2023:
  • Take the Canucks on the moneyline
  • On the puck line, we like Sharks (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

San Jose Sharks vs Vancouver Canucks Preview

The Canucks and Sharks are set to face off at 10:00 ET on NBCS. The Sharks will host the game at SAP Center in San Jose, CA.

In this division matchup, the Canucks are the betting favorite against Sharks. The over/under for the game is 6.5 goals. Check out BetCoco for San Jose Sharks – Vancouver Canucks odds

San Jose Sharks vs Vancouver Canucks Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The Canucks and Sharks did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Canucks have a record of 3-0. The Canucks also had the edge vs. the puck line in these games, at 3-0. These games averaged a combined total of 7 goals per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1.

  • Through their last ten road games, Vancouver has an puck line record of just 7-3. However, their overall record was 6-4 while averaging 4 goals per game.
  • Across their three previous home games, San Jose has an puck line mark of 0-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 0-3 while averaging 1 goals per game.
  • Going back to their last five games as the underdog, the Sharks have a straight up record of 1-4. But, their mark vs the puck line was just 2-3.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Vancouver has an puck line mark of 8-2 while going 9-1 straight up.

San Jose Sharks vs Vancouver Canucks Prediction

Going into the game against San Jose, the Canucks hold a 14-6-1 record. They have a 9-2-0 record when favored and 5-4-1 as underdogs. On the road, they have gone 7-5-0 this season and are 7-1-1 at home.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Canucks are averaging 4 goals per game this season, putting them in the 1st spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 12th in the league. Looking at how the Canucks’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 3rd in power play goals and 8th in shorthanded goals.

Goalie Casey DeSmith comes into the game having made six starts this season. So far, his record is 4-1 and he has a save percentage of 91.2%.

With an overall record of 3-15-2, the Sharks have been the underdogs in all of their games thus far. On the road this season, they have a 0-9-0 record, while they are 3-6-2 in their games at home.

On offense, the Sharks are averaging 1.5 goals per game which is 32nd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 30th in the league. Coming into the game, the Sharks have 0-0 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 3-15.

Entering the game, goalie Kaapo Kahkonen has started seven games this season. His current record stands at 1-6, and his save percentage is 88.7%.

The Canucks enter this game as 1.5-goal favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 4-3.

San Jose Sharks vs Vancouver Canucks Betting Tips

  • Take the Canucks on the moneyline
  • On the puck line, we like Sharks (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

San Jose Sharks Injury Report

  • Logan Couture – Lower Body – Out
  • Kevin Labanc – Upper Body – Questionable
  • Oskar Lindblom – Lower Body – Out
  • Jan Rutta – Undisclosed – Out
  • Filip Zadina – Upper Body – Questionable
  • Alexander Barabanov – Finger – Out
  • Mitchell Russell – Undisclosed – Out

Vancouver Canucks Injury Report

  • Guillaume Brisebois – Upper Body – Out
  • Tucker Poolman – Head – Out
  • Carson Soucy – Foot – Out
  • Pius Suter – Undisclosed – Out

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