Seattle Kraken vs Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction, 3/8/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Kraken vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Kraken (+205) Maple Leafs (-255)
The Toronto Maple Leafs (35-16-4) are welcoming the Seattle Kraken (17-36-5) at Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has Seattle at +205 and Toronto is sitting at -255. The over/under is 7.
The Seattle Kraken were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 3-2 loss against the Hurricanes in their previous contest. Seattle earned 6 minutes in the box in this game. The Kraken had a below average offensive outing in this loss. Furthermore, they had 3 attempts on the power play and were able to net 1 goal. In the game, they converted 2 out of the 30 shots they attempted.
Get all of our NHL Picks
Seattle Kraken opponents have 148 power play opportunities (29th in the league) and have earned 37 goals in those chances. The Kraken have had 1,670 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .877. Seattle has attempted 1,648 shots and holds a shot percentage of 8.9%. When at even strength, the Kraken have conceded 169 goals while notching 123 themselves. Seattle has tallied 158 power play opportunities and they have tallied 24 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a percentage of 15.19%. For the year, they have 39 points and their points percentage is .336. Concerning scoring goals, the Seattle Kraken have earned 147 goals (25th in hockey) so far this season and have conceded 206.
The man in net for this game is Philipp Grubauer. Opponents have been able to score 580 goals against Grubauer in his professional hockey career and his goals against average per game is 2.48. Grubauer has played in 256 games throughout his NHL career. His save percentage is at .915 for his 14,047 mins guarding the cage. He has earned an overall record of 121-85-26 and he has started in 228 games. During his career on the ice, Grubauer has compiled 123 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .539. Grubauer has seen 6,846 shot attempts against him and has recorded 6,266 total saves.
Their last time out, Toronto faced the Canucks in a game where the Maple Leafs ended up taking the loss by a mark of 6-4. They had 2 opportunities on the power play in this matchup and tallied 1 goal out of those attempts. The Maple Leafs scored 4 goals of the 38 shots on goal they tried.
Toronto has tried 1,903 shots (8th in hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 10.51%, while allowing their opponents 1,688 shots. They have a penalty kill percentage of 83.77% on their oppositions 154 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 90.4%. They have a total of 147 power play opportunities and they have earned a power play rate of 29.25%. The Maple Leafs are sitting with 157 goals at even strength and 43 goals (3rd in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have granted a total of 162 goals to be scored by of a combination of 137 goals at even strength and 25 goals while they had less men on the ice. So far this season, the Toronto Maple Leafs have accounted for 200 goals, 74 points, as well as a points percentage of .673.
For the opposition you will find Jack Campbell in net. He has accrued 3,236 saves out of 3,530 shots taken against him, giving him a rate of .917. Campbell has accrued a lifetime mark of 63-39-12 and has participated in 125 games. He got the starting nod in 116 games and has played 7,017 mins. Campbell's quality start rate is 56.0% and he has 65 quality starting assignments in his pro hockey career. His opposition is averaging 2.51 goals per game and he has surrendered 294 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Seattle (+205)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's Expert Expert NHL Picks.