Sports Betting - Friday 11 March 2011 by

NHL Game Odds Canucks vs Sharks Free Pick

The final game on the March 10, 2011 NHL schedule features the NHL Western Conference leading Vancouver Canucks on road in San Jose to face the Sharks. This is the fourth game in a five game road swing for the Canucks while the Sharks are enjoying their fifth straight home game. The Canucks are sitting comfortably in first place overall in the NHL – a Sharks win would move them into a tie for second in the Western Conference playoff race.

NHL Game Odds Canucks vs Sharks Free Pick

NHL Game Odds Canucks vs Sharks Free Pick: This will be the fourth meeting of the season between the Canucks and Sharks, so far Vancouver has won twice but the Sharks took their last meeting 2-1 in a shootout back on January 21, 2011.

Puck drop at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California, is scheduled for Thursday, March 10, 2011, at 10:30 PM ET.

NHL Betting Action: Canucks vs. Sharks – Game Preview

The Sharks are the hottest team in the NHL right now winning nine of their past ten games. A win tonight could pull them even in points with Detroit for the second seed in the West.

The Canucks are perfect on their current five game road trip with three wins so far. Corey Schnieder is expected to get the start in net for Vancouver. Chris Higgins will play tonight on the fourth line with former Montreal teammate Maxim Lapierre.

NHL Betting Odds: Sharks vs. Canucks Game Day Prediction has the Canucks at +1.5 paying + 115

In their last ten games, the Sharks have been in eight one goal games – losing one of them 3-2 to Dallas on March 5.

After being shutout 3-0 by Nashville on March 3, 2011, the Canucks only allowed one goal in two victories against the Kings and Ducks. Their last contest was a 4-3 overtime win versus Phoenix.

Vancouver boasts the leagues top scorer in Daniel Sedin – his brother Henrik is third just five points behind him. In a game of “whatever you can do, I can do better”, the brothers each have five points over the Canucks three game winning streak

Puck Line Forecast: These two top tier Western Conference foes will battle tooth and nail for a victory tonight. The Sharks will bring it but the Canucks should be with them every step of the way. Free Pick: Canucks +1.5 (+115)

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