Hockey betting expectations are just as high for the Vancouver Canucks as they are looking like a potential top seed in the Western Conference for the hockey gambling post season next spring.
The Vancouver Canucks will host the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night in what could be a preview of the Stanley Cup Finals. The game is set for a 10 PM ET start time and Sports-Gambling will have the side and total odds on the matchup so be sure and open your account today.
Vancouver was leading the Northwest Division standings with a mark of 20-8-3-2 with the NHL betting odds. The Canucks were a tough home team as they were 11-3-1-1 as a host. Vancouver went over the total in 8 of their first 16 home games. The Canucks were in a heated race with Detroit for the top spot in the Western Conference.
Vancouver was one of the better balanced teams in the league as they ranked 2nd overall for goal scoring and 7th for goals against. The Sedin brothers were again proving to be key assets as left winger Daniel had 18 goals and 25 assists to lead the team in scoring while his twin brother Henrik had 8 goals and 35 assists from the center position.
Center Ryan Kessler was also a key threat with 17 goals and 13 assists and Vancouver had the top power play in the NHL. Goaltender Roberto Luongo had a 2.50 goals against average with 2 shutouts.
Philadelphia had a record of 22-8-2-3 with the NHL betting lines as one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference. The Flyers were strong road team with a mark of 10-2-2-1 as they went under the total 11 of 15 road games. Philadelphia was also a well balanced team that ranked 4th overall for goals scored and 5th for goals against.
Philadelphia had an incredible foursome at the center position led by Mike Richards’ 11 goals and 21 assists, Claude Giroux’s 16 goals and 15 assists, Jeff Carter’s 13 goals and 15 assists, and Daniel Briere’s 16 goals and 9 assists.
Philadelphia has paid out in 7 consecutive hockey betting matchups at Vancouver against the Canucks with 3 of the last 4 meetings between the teams in Vancouver going under the total.