Sharks at Canucks 2/11/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions
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San Jose Sharks vs. Vancouver Canucks
NHL: 10:00 PM EST
Feb. 11, 2019
Latest Odds : SJ -153 O/U 6.5
The San Jose Sharks will ride a five-game winning streak into Vancouver when they visit the Vancouver Canucks on Monday. San Jose defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Saturday for their fifth straight victory. Kevin LeBanc posted his first career hat trick in the win for San Jose. Also scoring for the Sharks were Evander Kane and Tomas Hertl.
Vancouver enters Monday’s matchup off a 4-3 shootout win over Calgary on Saturday. Elias Pettersson scored the winning goal in the shootout for the Canucks. Bo Harvat, Josh Leivo and Brock Boeser scored during regulation for the Canucks, while Jacob Markstrom made 44 saves in net for Vancouver.
Joe Pavelski leads the Sharks in goals scored with 29. Brent Burns is the Sharks leader in assists with 50 and points leader with 61. Goaltender Martin Jones is 26-10-4 and has a goals against average of 2.90 and save percentage of .899. San Jose is 3rd in goals per game at 3.63 and 17th in goals against at 3.07.
Elias Pettersson leads the Canucks in goals scored with 25, in assists with 25 and points with 50. Goaltender Jacob Markstrom is 21-15-6 with a goal’s against average of 2.81 and .910 save percentage. Vancouver is 22nd in goals scored per game at 2.86 and 16th in goals against at 3.05.
Recent Betting Trends:
San Jose is 4-0 in its last 4 on the road
The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Sharks last 7 on the road
Vancouver is 1-5 in its last 6 versus an opponent with a winning record
The UNDER cashed in 6 of the last 9 Canucks games versus a team with a winning record
Free Betting Pick: San Jose Sharks -153
San Jose is riding a five-game winning streak and is one of the NHL’s hottest teams, while Vancouver has struggled of late losing three straight before Saturday’s win in a shootout. San Jose has won 20 of the last 28 in Vancouver and 25 of the last 32 overall against the Canucks. Final Score Prediction, San Jose Sharks win 5-3