Seattle Kraken vs Colorado Avalanche Prediction, 10/21/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Kraken vs Colorado Avalanche
Date: Friday, October 21, 2022
Location: Ball Arena in Denver, CO
TV: Altitude Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Kraken (+280) Avalanche (-360)
Ball Arena is the site where the Colorado Avalanche will play the Seattle Kraken on Friday. The odds on this game have Seattle at +280 and Colorado is at -360. The over/under has been set at 7.
The Seattle Kraken will need a bounce back game after taking a 4-3 defeat against the Blues in their previous outing. The Kraken had a middle of the road offensive output in this loss. For the game, they tallied a score on 3 out of the 35 shots they put on goal. Additionally, they had 1 power play try but weren't able to score. Seattle amassed 10 penalty minutes in this game.
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While at even strength, the Kraken have conceded 13 goals while earning 8 on offense. Seattle Kraken opponents have 20 power play tries (3rd in pro hockey) and have racked up 7 goals in those attempts. In relation to their goal scoring prowess, the Seattle Kraken have accumulated 14 goals (8th in the league) this season and have conceded 20. Seattle has tried 161 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 8.7%. For the season, they have racked up 4 points and their points percentage is sitting at .400. The Kraken have had 146 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .863. Seattle is sitting with 19 power play chances and they have tallied 6 goals out of those attempts, giving them a rate of 31.58%.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Philipp Grubauer. For his career, Grubauer has accrued 130 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .535. He has a save percentage of .913 during his 14,970 mins in the crease. Grubauer has had 7,291 shot attempts against him and has recorded 6,660 saves. The opposition has racked up 631 goals against Grubauer in his career and his goals against rate is 2.53. He has earned a win-loss record of 127-93-27 and was named the starter in 243 games. Grubauer has been involved in 272 contests during his hockey career.
In their last contest, Colorado faced the Jets in a game where the Avalanche went home in defeat by a tally of 4-3. The Avalanche earned 3 goals of the 33 shots on goal they took. They had 1 chance on the power play in this outing and scored 1 on that chance.
The Avalanche are sitting with 10 goals at even strength and 7 goals (1st in professional hockey) while having more men on the ice. Colorado has attempted 131 shots (10th in professional hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 12.98%, while allowing the opposition 111 shots. For the season, the Colorado Avalanche have earned 17 goals, 5 points, and a points percentage of .625. They have allowed 14 goals to be scored by way of 7 goals at even strength and 7 goals while they were shorthanded. They have a tally of 13 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play rate of 53.85%. They have accumulated a penalty kill percentage of 50.00% on their oppositions 14 power play opportunities, and their save percentage currently sits at 87.4%.
On the other side of the ice you are going to see Alexandar Georgiev protecting the goal. He has recorded 3,480 saves out of the 3,832 shots attempted, giving him a save % of .908. Georgiev is the owner of a career record of 60-48-12 and has been in goal for 132 games. He was named a starter in 120 games and has been on the ice for 7,181 minutes. Georgiev's quality start percentage is 50.0% and he has 60 quality starts in his professional career. The opposition is averaging 2.94 goals/game and he has conceded 352 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Seattle (+280)
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