Betting NHL expectations are also high for the San Jose Sharks as they showed guts in their 7 game series win over Detroit which gained them an increase in NHL online betting respect.
The Vancouver Canucks will host the San Jose Sharks in game 2 of their Western Conference Finals series. Vancouver leads the best of seven series 1-0. Versus will telecast this matchup on Wednesday night with a starting time of 9 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this matchup so be sure to have your account open and ready for action.
After a near collapse in their series with the Chicago Blackhawks in which they blew a 3-0 lead and had to win game 7 the Canucks looked poised in the second round as they took at the Nashville Predators in 6 games. In game one of this series with San Jose as they rallied with two third period goals to steal the game.
Goaltender Roberto Luongo survived a shaky start and stopped 27 out of 29 shots for Vancouver. Ryan Kesler and Daniel Sedin have been key assets with the hockey gambling odds in the post season as Kesler had 5 goals and Sedin had 6.
San Jose also had a near collapse as they blew a 3-0 lead against Detroit and had to rally to win game 7 to make this round. Ryane Clowe has emerged as a key component of the San Jose attack as he had 4 goals and 9 assists while Antti Niemi has also been an asset with the hockey lines by posting 7 wins in goal.
San Jose has had decent long term success against Vancouver with 11 payouts in the last 17 meetings between the two teams. The Canucks have had the better of it as of late however with 4 payouts in the last 5 matchups in this head to head series. The Sharks and Canucks have gone over the total in 5 of their last 7 matchups.
Vancouver has won 3 of their last 4 home games against San Jose with 3 of the last 4 games between these teams in Vancouver going under the betting NHL total.