Tuesday NHL Opening Odds
Opening Odds: Oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL.com have made the Canucks –170 money line favorites over the Sharks, who are +150 in Game 5. The over/under total for this game is currently 5.5 goals.
Trends: The Sharks are 1-4 in their last five trips to Vancouver and 1-4 in their last five games against the Canucks overall. The favorite is 13-4 in the last 17 meetings between these two teams, while the over is 8-2 in the last 10 games.
NHL Public Betting Information: Of the 900-plus wagers on tonight’s game, 74% of public bettors favor the Canucks –172. Make sure to click on the link provided to get up-to-date information.
Game 4 Rewind: Sami Salo scored two goals to pace the Canucks, while Alexandre Burrows and Ryan Kesler scored one goal apiece. Goaltender Roberto Luongo saved 33 of 35 shots, while San Jose’s Antti Niemi allowed four goals on just 13 shot attempts. Andrew Desjardins and Ryane Clowe each scored a goal apiece for the Sharks.
2011 NHL Playoff Odds for Tuesday, May 24, 2011
69 San Jose Sharks +158 (5.5)
70 Vancouver Canucks –172 (5.5)