Seattle Kraken vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction, 2/12/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Kraken vs Philadelphia Flyers
Date: Sunday, February 12, 2023
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Wells Fargo Center is the location where the Philadelphia Flyers (22-22-9) will compete against the Seattle Kraken (29-17-5) on Sunday.
The Seattle Kraken will look to clean up some issues after taking a 3-1 loss to the Devils in their previous outing. The Kraken offense left a lot to be desired in this loss. In the game, they were able to notch a goal on 1 out of the 34 shots they looked to score on. Moreover, they had 3 opportunities with more players on the ice but weren't able to make the most of them. Seattle tallied 8 penalty mins in this game.
Seattle Kraken opponents have earned 153 power play tries (22nd in the NHL) and have scored 43 goals in those attempts. The Kraken so far have had 1,430 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .891. Seattle has taken 1,535 shots and holds a shot percentage of 11.6%. At even strength, the Kraken have surrendered 113 goals while having 149 on the offensive side of the ice. Seattle is sitting with 147 power play opportunities and they have scored 29 goals out of those tries, garnering them a percentage of 19.73%. For the year, they have 63 points and their points percentage sits at .618. In the matter of their scoring, the Seattle Kraken have tallied 178 goals (8th in the National Hockey League) on the year and have allowed 156.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Martin Jones. Over the course of his pro career, Jones is sitting with 218 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .519. His save percentage sits at .906 during his 24,753 minutes between the pipes. Jones has seen 11,845 shot attempts taken against him and has recorded 10,735 saves. The opposition has scored 1,110 goals against Jones in his NHL career and his goals against average is 2.69. He has an overall mark of 221-158-35 and he was named the starter in 420 games. Jones has played in 432 games over the course of his hockey career.
The last time they were on the ice, Philadelphia went up against the Oilers in a game where the Flyers got the tie by a mark of 1-1. The Flyers converted 1 goal of the 36 shots on goal they took. They had 3 power play chances in this contest but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal.
The Flyers have accumulated 119 goals at even strength and 25 goals (29th in pro hockey) while having a power play advantage. Philadelphia has put up 1,594 shots (21st in the NHL) and has a shooting percentage of 9.03%, while allowing the opposition 1,683 shots. For the year, the Philadelphia Flyers are sitting with 144 goals, 53 points, and a points percentage of .500. They have allowed 164 goals to be scored by of a combination of 129 goals at even strength and 35 goals while they were shorthanded. They have earned 161 power play opportunities and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 15.53%. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 77.12% on their oppositions 153 chances on the power play, and their save percentage is 90.3%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Carter Hart patrolling the crease. Teams are averaging 2.93 goals/game and he has surrendered 507 goals altogether. Hart's percentage of quality starts comes out to 49.7% and he has qualified for 88 quality starting assignments in his career. He has started in 177 games and his ice time sits at 10,378 mins. Hart is the owner of a career record of 78-76-24 and has been in net for 185 contests. He has tallied 4,939 saves out of 5,446 shots tried, giving him a save % of .907.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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