Carolina Hurricanes vs Seattle Kraken Prediction, 11/24/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Carolina Hurricanes vs Seattle Kraken
Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Location: Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Hurricanes (-148) Kraken (+120)
Philipp Grubauer and the Seattle Kraken (5-12-1) host the Carolina Hurricanes (14-2-1) at Climate Pledge Arena on Wednesday. The odds on this contest have the Hurricanes priced at -148 and the Kraken are at +120. The O/U has been set at 6.
The Hurricanes will look to clean up some issues after taking a 2-1 defeat against the Sharks in their last game. The Corsi for the Hurricanes came in at 52 and the Corsi against at the end of this game was 47 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 52.5%. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 47.2% and they had a PDO of 97.3 for this one. Carolina accounted for 4 penalty mins in this game. The Hurricanes had a below average offensive performance in this loss. Their Fenwick was 30 and the Fenwick against was 36, meaning they had a Fenwick rate of 45.5%. They compiled 17 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 29 attempts to win the puck. They also had 2 power play opportunities but weren't able to convert one of them into a goal. In the game, they netted 1 out of the 23 shots they launched.
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The Hurricanes have had 493 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .931. While playing at even strength, the Hurricanes have surrendered 26 goals while having 44 when they are on offense. Carolina Hurricanes opponents have totaled 67 power play opportunities (1st in professional hockey) and have earned 8 goals in those chances. For the current season, they have accumulated 29 points and their points percentage sits at .853. Carolina has attempted 548 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 10.4%. In regard to their scoring, the Carolina Hurricanes have earned 57 goals (10th in the NHL) for the year and have given up 34. Carolina has tallied 58 power play opportunities and they have notched 13 goals out of those attempts, earning them a rate of 22.41%.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Frederik Andersen. The opposition has notched 1,021 goals versus Andersen in his professional career and his goals against average per contest is 2.62. Andersen has taken the ice for 406 matchups during his hockey career. His save percentage is at .916 for his 23,363 minutes in the crease. He has amassed an overall record of 237-102-48 and he has started in 394 games. In his professional hockey career, Andersen has accrued 226 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .574. Andersen has seen 12,154 shots against him and has garnered 11,133 total saves.
In their last contest, Seattle squared up with the Capitals in a matchup where the Kraken ended up with the win by a final of 5-2. They had 1 chance on the power play in this contest and notched 1 goal on that chance. The Kraken tallied 5 goals of the 31 shots on goal they tried. They had a PDO of 109 and their oZS percentage was 43.6%. Seattle had a 48.3% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Seattle had and they put on a good performance in this one. They had a Fenwick percentage of 47.9% by tallying a Fenwick of 35 and the Capitals having racked up a 38 Fenwick.
Seattle has put up 529 shots (18th in hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 9.83%, while allowing their opponents 479 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 80.00% on their oppositions 40 chances on the power play, and their save percentage currently comes in at 85.8%. They have a total of 53 opportunities on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 16.98%. The Kraken have earned 43 goals at even strength and 9 goals (26th in the league) while on the power play. They have allowed 68 goals to be scored by way of 60 goals at even strength and 8 goals while they were shorthanded. For the year, the Seattle Kraken have 52 goals, 11 points, as well as a points percentage of .306.
On the other side of the ice you are likely to see Philipp Grubauer in the crease. Opponents are averaging 2.40 goals per game and he has conceded 501 goals altogether. Grubauer's rate of quality starts sits at 57.7% and he has qualified for 116 quality starts in his pro career. He has started in 201 games and his ice time sits at 12,548 mins. Grubauer has amassed a lifetime record of 114-69-22 and has played in 229 games. He has accounted for 5,618 saves out of the 6,119 shots taken against him, giving him a rate of .918.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Seattle (+120)
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