Seattle Kraken vs Calgary Flames Prediction, 11/1/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Kraken vs Calgary Flames
Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Location: Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Kraken (+158) Flames (-194)
The Seattle Kraken (4-4-2) are headed to Scotiabank Saddledome on Tuesday where they will try to beat the Calgary Flames (5-2-0). The moneyline on this game has the Kraken at +158 and the Flames are opening at -194. The betting total is set at 6.
The Seattle Kraken will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 3-1 win over the Penguins their last time out. The Kraken had a middle of the road showing in this victory. In the matchup, they converted 3 of the 30 shots they attempted. Moreover, they had 2 chances with extra men on the ice but weren't able to make the most of them. Seattle earned 4 penalty minutes for this contest.
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While playing at even strength, the Kraken let the opposition score 23 goals while notching 23 on the offensive side of the ice. Seattle Kraken opponents have totaled 33 power play opportunities (8th in the league) and have earned 11 goals in those attempts. When talking about their scoring capabilities, the Seattle Kraken have tallied 33 goals (4th in the NHL) so far this year and have given up 34. Seattle has taken 323 shots and has a shooting percentage of 10.2%. For the current campaign, the have a total of 10 points and their points percentage sits at .500. The Kraken have seen 261 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .870. Seattle skates onto the rink with 37 power play opportunities and they have added 10 goals out of those attempts, giving them a rate of 27.03%.
The man in goal for this game is Martin Jones. Opponents have notched 1,033 goals versus Jones in his pro career and his goals against average per game is 2.68. Jones has played in 404 contests over the course of his professional hockey career. His save percentage currently is .907 during his 23,102 minutes in the crease. He has compiled a mark of 202-153-33 and got the start in 394 games. Over the course of his time in hockey, Jones has 204 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .518. Jones has had 11,098 shots taken against him and has gathered 10,065 total saves.
Their last time out, Calgary opposed the Oilers in an outing where the Flames went home in defeat by a final score of 3-2. The Flames recorded 2 goals out of the 42 shots on goal they attempted. They had 3 power play attempts in this contest but weren't able to notch a goal.
This season, the Calgary Flames have 24 goals, 10 points, in addition to a points percentage of .714. They have granted a total of 20 goals to be scored by way of 15 goals at even strength and 5 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Flames have earned 17 goals at even strength and 7 goals (14th in hockey) while on the power play. They have earned 26 opportunities on the power play and they have a power play rate of 26.92%. Calgary has attempted 262 shots (21st in pro hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 9.16%, while allowing the opposition 193 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 83.33% on their opponents 30 power play opportunities, and their save percentage currently sits at 89.6%.
Across the ice you are expected to see Jacob Markstrom defending the net. Teams are averaging 2.69 goals/game and he has conceded 982 goals in total. Markstrom's percentage of quality starts comes out to 53.5% and he has accumulated 197 quality starting assignments in his career. He was named a starter in 368 games and has played 21,937 mins. Markstrom is the owner of a career mark of 173-153-43 and has played in 384 games. He has tallied 10,133 saves out of 11,115 shots tried, which gives him a percentage of .912.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Calgary (-194)
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