Philadelphia Flyers vs Seattle Kraken Prediction, 12/29/2021 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Seattle Kraken
Date: Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Location: Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Flyers (+120) Kraken (-140)
Climate Pledge Arena is where the Seattle Kraken (10-17-3) will try to defeat the Philadelphia Flyers (12-12-5) on Wednesday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Flyers at +120 and the Kraken are priced at -140. The betting total comes in at 6.
The Philadelphia Flyers were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 4-3 victory over the Senators in their previous game. The Flyers had a great offensive game plan going into this one and it showed in this victory. In the game, they scored on 4 out of the 38 shots they put on goal. Additionally, they had 2 power play attempts but weren't able to net one. Philadelphia recorded 11 minutes in the box for this contest.
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Pertaining to their goal scoring prowess, the Philadelphia Flyers have earned 77 goals (27th in pro hockey) this season and have conceded 92. For the current season, they have tallied 29 points and their points % is .500. Philadelphia steps onto the ice with 82 power play opportunities and they have added 13 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a rate of 15.85%. At even strength, the Flyers let the opposition score 75 goals while getting 64 themselves. Philadelphia has attempted 914 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 8.4%. The Flyers have had 1,003 shots taken against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .908. Philadelphia Flyers opponents have 92 power play opportunities (7th in hockey) and have tallied 17 goals in those attempts.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Martin Jones. Jones has taken the ice for 372 contests throughout his pro hockey career. He has accumulated a win-loss record of 191-136-30 and he has started in 364 games. The opposition has scored 933 goals versus Jones in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per game is 2.62. Jones has seen 10,161 shot attempts taken against him and he has 9,228 saves. He has a save percentage of .908 in his 21,328 minutes between the pipes. During his career on the ice, Jones has recorded 190 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .522.
When they took the ice last, Seattle went up against the Oilers in a matchup where the Kraken took a loss by a final of 5-3. They had 1 power play opportunity in this contest but didn't put one in the back of the net. The Kraken scored 3 goals out of the 17 shots on goal they took.
Seattle has attempted 838 shots (27th in hockey) and has a shot percentage of 10.02%, while allowing their opponents 861 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 80.00% on their opponents 65 power play tries, and their save percentage sits at 87.6%. They have earned 80 chances on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 17.50%. The Kraken are sitting with 70 goals at even strength and 14 goals (24th in the league) while on the power play. They have allowed 107 goals to be scored by of a combination of 94 goals at even strength and 13 goals while they were shorthanded. For the season, the Seattle Kraken have notched a total of 84 goals, 23 points, as well as a points percentage of .383.
On the other side of the ice you will find Philipp Grubauer defending the goal. Grubauer is sitting with a lifetime record of 116-73-24 and has played in 237 games. Grubauer's quality start rate comes out to 56.0% and he has qualified for 117 quality starts in his career. He has accounted for 5,798 stops out of 6,323 shots taken against him, giving him a percentage of .917. His opposition is averaging 2.43 goals/game and he has allowed 525 goals in total. He got the starting nod in 209 games and has played for a total of 12,958 mins.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Seattle (-140) and under 5.5 goals
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