New York Islanders vs Seattle Kraken Prediction, 2/22/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Islanders vs Seattle Kraken
Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Location: Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Islanders (-143) Kraken (+118)
Climate Pledge Arena is the location where the Seattle Kraken (16-31-4) will take on the New York Islanders (18-20-7) on Tuesday. The odds on this game have the Islanders at -143 and the Kraken are sitting at +118. The total is set at 6.
The New York Islanders were on the losing side of the ice with a 3-2 defeat against the Canadiens in their last game. New York accumulated 8 mins in the box in this outing. Additionally, they had 4 power play opportunities and netted 1 goal. The Islanders had a below average offensive performance in the defeat. For the matchup, they scored on 2 out of the 32 shots they tried.
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New York Islanders opponents have 110 power play tries (32nd in hockey) and have scored 19 goals in those chances. The Islanders have had 1,401 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .913. New York has tried 1,302 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 8.5%. When at even strength, the Islanders have allowed 103 goals while getting 88 on the offensive side of the ice. New York has accounted for 117 power play opportunities and they have scored 22 goals out of those tries, garnering them a percentage of 18.80%. For the season, the have a total of 43 points and their points percentage sits at .478. With respect to their scoring capabilities, the New York Islanders have accumulated 110 goals (31st in pro hockey) this year and have conceded 122.
The player between the pipes for this game is Ilya Sorokin. In his professional hockey career, Sorokin has recorded 36 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .679. He has a save percentage of .920 for his 3,163 mins in the crease. Sorokin has seen 1,536 shot attempts against him and has gathered 1,413 saves. Opponents have racked up 123 goals against Sorokin in his career and his goals against average is 2.33. He has accumulated an overall mark of 28-17-9 and he started in 53 games. Sorokin has been involved in 54 games over the course of his hockey career.
The last time they were on the ice, Seattle faced off against the Flames in a game where the Kraken ended up taking the loss by a mark of 2-1. They had 1 power play opportunity in this one but weren't able to notch a goal. The Kraken scored 1 goal of the 23 shots on goal they were seeking.
Seattle has taken 1,437 shots (30th in professional hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 9.19%, while allowing the opposition 1,445 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 75.40% on the other teams 126 power play chances, and their save percentage comes in at 87.6%. They have a tally of 143 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 16.08%. The Kraken have racked up 109 goals at even strength and 23 goals (27th in pro hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have permitted 179 goals to be scored by of a combination of 148 goals at even strength and 31 goals while they were shorthanded. On the campaign, the Seattle Kraken have a total of 132 goals, 36 points, and a points percentage of .353.
For the opposition you are likely to see Chris Driedger protecting the net. Teams are averaging 2.38 goals/game and he has relinquished 111 goals in total. Driedger's rate of quality starts is 57.8% and he has made 26 quality starting assignments in his career. He has started in 45 contests and has played 2,804 mins. Driedger holds a career record of 25-16-4 and has participated in 52 contests. He has gathered 1,266 stops out of 1,377 shots attempted, which gives him a save % of .919.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Seattle (+118)
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