Seattle Kraken vs Colorado Avalanche Prediction, 1/10/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Kraken vs Colorado Avalanche
Date: Monday, January 10, 2022
Location: Ball Arena in Denver, CO
TV: Altitude Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Kraken (+270) Avalanche (-350)
The Seattle Kraken (10-19-4) are on their way to Ball Arena on Monday where they will try to defeat the Colorado Avalanche (21-8-2). The odds on this game have Seattle at +270 while Colorado is coming in at -350. The total is 6.5.
The Seattle Kraken were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 5-2 loss to the Canucks in their last contest. Seattle earned 9 penalty mins in this contest. The Kraken didn't have a great showing offensively in the loss. In addition, they had 2 opportunities with more players on the ice but weren't able to convert one of them into a goal. For the game, they scored on 2 of the 32 shots they tried.
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When talking about scoring goals, the Seattle Kraken have earned 92 goals (22nd in pro hockey) for the year and have given up 121. For the current campaign, they have tallied 24 points and their points percentage is sitting at .364. Seattle has compiled 87 power play opportunities and they have added 16 goals out of those tries, giving them a percentage of 18.39%. When at even strength, the Kraken let the opposition score 104 goals while scoring 76 when they are on offense. Seattle has taken 928 shots and holds a shot percentage of 9.9%. The Kraken have had 957 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .874. Seattle Kraken opponents have 75 power play opportunities (32nd in hockey) and have a total of 17 goals in those chances.
Protecting the goal for this matchup will be Philipp Grubauer. Throughout his time in hockey, Grubauer has tallied 117 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .555. His save percentage currently is at .917 in his 13,080 mins between the pipes. Grubauer has had 6,378 shot attempts taken against him and has accrued 5,846 saves. Opponents have been able to score 532 goals versus Grubauer in his pro hockey career and his average for goals against per game is 2.44. He has an overall mark of 116-74-25 and got the start in 211 games. Grubauer has been in net for 239 games over the course of his pro hockey career.
When they took the ice last, Colorado faced off against the Maple Leafs in a game where the Avalanche earned a win by a final score of 5-4. They had 4 opportunities on the power play in this outing but were not able to net one. The Avalanche notched 5 goals out of the 49 shots on goal they attempted.
The Avalanche are sitting with 104 goals at even strength and 30 goals (1st in pro hockey) while having a power play advantage. Colorado has attempted 1,070 shots (20th in pro hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 12.52%, while allowing their opponents 954 shots. On the campaign, the Colorado Avalanche are sitting with 134 goals, 44 points, and a points percentage of .710. They have recorded 122 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 24.59%. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 73.12% on their opponents 93 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 89.4%. They have allowed 101 goals to be scored by of a combination of 76 goals at even strength and 25 goals while they were shorthanded.
On the other side of the ice you will find Darcy Kuemper in goal. Kuemper has a lifetime mark of 122-88-32 and has participated in 264 contests. Kuemper's quality start rate comes in at 56.3% and he has 139 quality starts in his professional career. He has compiled 6,750 stops out of 7,366 shots attempted against him, giving him a rate of .916. Opponents are averaging 2.49 goals/game and he has surrendered 616 goals altogether. He has started in 247 games and has played for a total of 14,865 minutes.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Seattle (+270)
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