Vancouver Canucks vs. San Jose Sharks NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 8, 2022

Canucks vs. Sharks Betting Picks & Predictions

The Vancouver Canucks (34-28-10) host the San Jose Sharks (29-32-9) on Saturday, April 9, with the Canucks coming off a win in their last game and the Sharks a defeat. Canucks (-164) versus Sharks (+137) has a definite favorite, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Canucks vs. Sharks betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Canucks vs. Sharks Betting Line

Canucks vs Sharks Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Canucks -164 Sharks +137

Canucks vs. Sharks Game Info

  • Game Day: Saturday, April 9, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Arena: Rogers Arena

Computer Predictions for Canucks vs. Sharks

Computer picks for Canucks vs Sharks
Over/Under Score Prediction
Over (5.5) Canucks 4 Sharks 2

Canucks vs. Sharks Betting Trends

  • In 24 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Vancouver has won 13 times.
  • In six games with moneyline oddds lower than -164, the Canucks have four wins.
  • The moneyline odds imply that Vancouver has a 62.1% chance of winning this game.
  • Vancouver Canucks Leaders

  • J.T. Miller is currently one of Vancouver’s top contributors (85 total points), having collected 29 goals and 56 assists.
  • Elias Pettersson has 25 goals and 31 assists to total 56 points (0.8 per game).
  • Quinn Hughes’ 53 points this season have come via five goals and 48 assists.
  • In 57 games, Thatcher Demko has a record of 29-20-6. He has conceded 146 goals (2.66 goals against average) and has recorded 1608 saves.
  • Vancouver Canucks Season Stats

  • The Canucks offense’s 205 total goals (2.8 per game) rank 19th in the NHL.
  • The Canucks have conceded the 10th-fewest goals in league action this season, 201 (2.8 per game).
  • They’re ranked 17th in the league with a +4 goal differential .
  • The 50 power-play goals the Canucks have put up this season have come on 217 power-play chances, ranking them eighth-best in the NHL.
  • The Canucks’ offense ranks 10th the league with a 23.0% power-play conversion rate.
  • The Canucks’ offense has capitalized with four shorthanded goals this season (21st among all teams).
  • The Canucks have the league’s 30th-ranked penalty-kill percentage at 73.6%.
  • The Canucks win the seventh-highest percentage of faceoffs in the NHL at 51.9%.
  • The Canucks shoot 8.9% as a team, ranked 25th-best in the league.
  • The Canucks’ players are looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 23.4 hits and 14.6 blocked shots per game.
  • Sharks vs. Canucks Betting Trends

  • The Sharks have been listed as the underdog 52 times this season, and upset their opponent 17 times.
  • San Jose is 6-19 when it is the underdog by +137 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Sharks have a 42.2% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).
  • San Jose Sharks Leaders

  • Timo Meier has totaled 31 goals (0.5 per game) and dished out 38 assists (0.6 per game), taking 4.2 shots per game and shooting 11.2%. That makes him among the leaders for San Jose with 69 total points (1.1 per game).
  • Tomas Hertl has made a big impact for San Jose this season with 58 points, thanks to 27 goals and 31 assists.
  • Logan Couture has scored 23 goals and contributed 26 assists for San Jose, giving him a point total of 49.
  • James Reimer has a record of 18-16-7 in 43 games this season, conceding 109 goals (2.8 goals against average) with 1177 saves and a .915 save percentage, 16th in the league.
  • San Jose Sharks Season Stats

  • The Sharks’ 182 total goals (2.6 per game) rank 31st in the league.
  • The Sharks have allowed 3.2 goals per game, 222 total, which ranks 20th among NHL teams.
  • Their 23rd-ranked goal differential is -40.
  • The Sharks have recorded 36 power-play goals this season (22nd in the NHL) on 191 power-play chances.
  • The Sharks have the NHL’s 23rd-ranked power-play conversion rate of 18.8%.
  • The Sharks have recorded three shorthanded goals.
  • The Sharks’ third-best penalty kill rate is 85.3%.
  • The Sharks win 50.3% of their faceoffs. That’s the 14th-ranked rate in the NHL.
  • The Sharks are shooting 8.9% (25th in the league).
  • The Sharks have yet to shut out an opponent this season.
  • Canucks and Sharks Injury Report

    Canucks: Quinn Hughes: Day To Day (Illness), Brock Boeser: Day To Day (Arm), Brandon Sutter: Out (Undisclosed), Matthew Highmore: Out (Upper Body), Nils Hoglander: Out (Groin)

    Sharks: Nikolai Knyzhov: Out For Season (Lower-body), Kevin Labanc: Out (Shoulder)

    Betting Tips for Canucks vs. Sharks

    After digging through all of the key trends and stats for this matchup, our best bet is Canucks on the moneyline at -164 and . Our computer picks see the scoring going over the total of 5.5 goals.

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