Seattle Kraken vs Boston Bruins Prediction, 2/1/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Kraken vs Boston Bruins
Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Location: TD Garden in Boston, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Kraken (+220) Bruins (-275)
TD Garden is where the Boston Bruins (25-14-3) will play the Seattle Kraken (14-26-4) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this matchup has Seattle at +220 while Boston is priced at -275. The total is 6.
The Seattle Kraken will look for better times on the ice after their 3-2 defeat against the Rangers in their previous outing. The Kraken didn't have their best offensive outing in the defeat. In the game, they were able to notch a goal on 2 out of the 42 shots they tried. They also had 5 power play opportunities and scored 1 goal. Seattle recorded 10 penalty minutes in this contest.
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When talking about their goal scoring prowess, the Seattle Kraken have tallied 115 goals (24th in the National Hockey League) on the season and have allowed 155. For the current season, they have recorded 32 points and their points percentage is sitting at .364. Seattle is sitting with 124 power play opportunities and they have scored 21 goals during those advantages, garnering them a rate of 16.94%. At even strength, the Kraken have given up 129 goals while getting 94 on the offensive side of the ice. Seattle has attempted 1,245 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 9.2%. The Kraken have had 1,255 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .876. Seattle Kraken opponents have earned 113 power play opportunities (28th in hockey) and have come away with 26 goals in those chances.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Philipp Grubauer. Opponents have racked up 555 goals versus Grubauer in his career and his average for goals against per game is 2.46. Grubauer has participated in 247 contests throughout his NHL career. His save percentage currently is at .916 during his 13,558 mins between the pipes. He has compiled a win-loss mark of 120-78-25 and he has started in 219 games. For his career, Grubauer has accumulated 120 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .548. Grubauer has seen 6,595 shot attempts taken against him and has recorded 6,040 saves.
In their last outing, Boston opposed the Stars in an outing where the Bruins ended up losing by a final of 6-1. They had 1 power play opportunity in this game but weren't able to notch a goal. The Bruins converted 1 goal out of the 26 shots on goal they tried.
The Bruins have accumulated 95 goals at even strength and 32 goals (7th in professional hockey) while on the power play. Boston has taken 1,479 shots (6th in the league) and has a shot percentage of 8.59%, while allowing the opposition 1,222 shots. So far this year, the Boston Bruins have a total of 127 goals, 53 points, and a points percentage of .631. They have recorded 126 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 25.40%. They have earned a penalty kill rate of 82.48% on their opponents 137 power play tries, and their save percentage currently sits at 90.4%. They have allowed 117 goals to be scored by way of 93 goals at even strength and 24 goals while they had less men on the ice.
Across the rink you are likely to see Linus Ullmark between the pipes. Ullmark has compiled a lifetime mark of 65-53-14 and has participated in 140 games. Ullmark's quality start percentage comes in at 54.5% and he has 73 quality starts in his NHL career. He has a tally of 3,831 stops out of 4,199 shots taken, which gives him a percentage of .912. Opponents are averaging 2.76 goals per contest and he has surrendered 368 goals overall. He has made the start in 134 games and his ice time sits at 8,004 minutes.
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Josh's Pick: Take Seattle (+220)
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