Seattle Kraken vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction, 1/3/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Kraken vs Edmonton Oilers
Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Location: Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Kraken (+118) Oilers (-142)
The Edmonton Oilers (20-16-2) will take on the Seattle Kraken (19-12-4) at Rogers Place on Tuesday. The odds on this game have Seattle at +118 and Edmonton is coming in at -142. The over/under is 7.
The Seattle Kraken were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 4-1 win over the Islanders in their previous contest . The Kraken had a solid offensive output and it showed in this win. In the game, they tallied a score on 4 out of the 35 shots they tried. Furthermore, they had 2 opportunities with more players on the ice and scored 1 goal. Seattle accumulated 4 penalty minutes in this matchup.
Get all of our Free NHL Picks
While playing at even strength, the Kraken let the opposition score 79 goals while notching 99 on the offensive side of the ice. Seattle Kraken opponents have 111 power play opportunities (27th in pro hockey) and have tallied 35 goals in those attempts. Regarding their scoring, the Seattle Kraken have racked up 121 goals (14th in pro hockey) on the campaign and have conceded 114. Seattle has taken 1,054 shots and has a shot percentage of 11.5%. For the current season, they sit with 42 points and their points percentage sits at .600. The Kraken have seen 979 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .884. Seattle has accounted for 105 power play opportunities and they have added 22 goals out of those tries, giving them a percentage of 20.95%.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Martin Jones. The opposition has notched 1,081 goals versus Jones in his pro career and his goals against rate is 2.69. Jones has participated in 421 games throughout his NHL career. He has a save percentage of .906 for his 24,093 minutes between the pipes. He has accumulated an overall mark of 213-155-35 and he has gotten the start in 409 games. For his career, Jones has 213 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .521. Jones has seen 11,540 shot attempts taken against him and he has 10,459 saves.
Their last time out, Edmonton faced the Jets in an outing where the Oilers took the loss by a final score of 2-1. They had 5 opportunities on the power play in this one but weren't able to score a goal. The Oilers scored 1 goal out of the 32 shots on goal they were seeking.
The Oilers have 92 goals at even strength and 44 goals (1st in hockey) while on the power play. Edmonton has tried 1,217 shots (12th in hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 11.18%, while allowing the opposition 1,240 shots. This season, the Edmonton Oilers have earned 136 goals, 42 points, in addition to a points percentage of .553. They have granted a total of 126 goals to be scored by of a combination of 89 goals at even strength and 37 goals while they were shorthanded. They have a tally of 137 opportunities on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 32.12%. They have a penalty kill rate of 72.99% on their oppositions 137 power play tries, and their save percentage currently comes in at 89.8%.
On the other side of the ice you are going to see Stuart Skinner in net. Skinner has compiled a career mark of 19-15-1 and has played in 37 games. Skinner's quality start rate comes out to 57.1% and he has made 20 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He has tallied 1,066 saves out of 1,166 shots attempted, giving him a save percentage of .914. His opposition is averaging 2.79 goals per contest and he has allowed 100 goals overall. He got the starting nod in 35 games and has racked up 2,154 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Seattle (+118)
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.