Seattle Kraken vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction, 4/13/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Kraken vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Location: Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Kraken (+170) Jets (-200)
The Winnipeg Jets (35-28-11) will play the Seattle Kraken (23-43-6) at Canada Life Centre on Wednesday. The line on this contest has the Kraken at +170 and the Jets are priced at -200. The total is set at 6.
The Seattle Kraken will need a bounce back game after taking a 4-1 defeat against the Flames the last time they stepped on the ice. Seattle had 10 penalty mins for this game. In addition, they had 5 power play opportunities but weren't able to convert one of them into a goal. The Kraken offense left a lot to be desired in the loss. While out there on the ice, they scored on 1 out of the 28 shots they attempted.
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The Kraken have had 2,097 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .881. When playing at even strength, the Kraken let the opposition score 200 goals while having 157 on offense. Seattle Kraken opponents have amassed 197 power play opportunities (26th in hockey) and have a total of 49 goals in those attempts. For the season, they have accumulated 52 points and their points percentage sits at .361. Seattle has tried 2,081 shots and holds a shot percentage of 8.8%. In reference to their goal scoring prowess, the Seattle Kraken have accumulated 184 goals (31st in the league) for the year and have allowed 249. Seattle is sitting with 191 power play opportunities and they have added 27 goals out of those attempts, giving them a percentage of 14.14%.
The man in net for this game is Chris Driedger. Driedger has participated in 60 contests over the course of his hockey career. He has accumulated a record of 28-20-5 and he has gotten the start in 53 games. Opponents have scored 133 goals versus Driedger in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per game is 2.43. Driedger has had 1,626 shots against him and has garnered 1,493 total saves. He has a save percentage of .918 during his 3,281 minutes between the pipes. Over the course of his pro career, Driedger has accrued 31 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .585.
In their last outing, Winnipeg faced off against the Canadiens in a game where the Jets ended up with the win by a final score of 4-2. They had 1 attempt on the power play in this game but weren't able to notch a goal. The Jets recorded 4 goals of the 35 shots on goal they tried.
Winnipeg has attempted 2,402 shots (11th in hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 9.49%, while allowing the other team 2,432 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 74.65% on their opponents 213 tries on the power play, and their save percentage sits at 90.6%. They have a tally of 227 opportunities on the power play and they have a power play rate of 21.59%. The Jets have racked up 179 goals at even strength and 49 goals (9th in the NHL) while on the power play. They have allowed 228 goals to be scored by way of 174 goals at even strength and 54 goals while they were shorthanded. On the year, the Winnipeg Jets have 228 goals, 81 points, in addition to a points percentage of .547.
On the other side of the ice you are going to see Connor Hellebuyck in goal. Hellebuyck has accrued a career mark of 199-127-35 and has been in goal for 377 games. Hellebuyck's quality start percentage comes out to 55.4% and he has qualified for 204 quality starting assignments in his career. He has a tally of 10,549 stops out of 11,518 shots attempted, giving him a rate of .916. His opposition is averaging 2.68 goals per game and he has surrendered 969 goals altogether. He has started in 368 contests and has racked up 21,701 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Seattle (+170)
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