The Seattle Kraken (21-20-10) travel to face off against the New Jersey Devils (25-22-4) on Monday, February 12th. This game will be played at Prudential Center in Newark and televised on ESPN+. Both the Kraken and Devils will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 ET.
Kraken vs Devils
The Seattle Kraken Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
On the season, the Kraken have gone 21-20-10 and are in 11th place in the Western Conference. In the Pacific Division, they are in 6th place. Over their last ten games, Seattle has gone just 3-7 and have lost two straight games. On the road, the Kraken have gone 10-11-6 this season and have dropped five straight games away from home.
This year, Seattle has been the underdog in 33 of their 51 games and have gone 10-16-7 in those games. Against teams in the Western Conference, the Kraken have gone 10-18 on the year. In their last three games, Seattle has gone just 1-2.
Seattle enters the game with an overall puck line record of 28-23 and a road puck line record of 16-11. The Kraken have 12 wins by more than one goal compared to 9 wins by one goal.
Over their last ten games, Seattle has gone just 4-6 against the puck line, and they are 5-5 in their last ten road games vs. the puck line. So far this season, the Kraken have been the underdog in 33 games and have a puck line record of 20-13 as the underdog.
Following a 3-2 loss on the road to the Flyers, the Kraken are eager to bounce back. The Kraken managed to find the net one time in the 3rd period against the Flyers, following their one goal in the first period. In the game, Seattle managed to score all two goals at even strength. They concluded with 19 shots on goal and committed 6 turnovers.
Despite the defeat, Seattle managed to cover the puck line, going into the game as the underdogs. The game ended below the over/under line of 5.5, with a combined total of 5 goals.
The New Jersey Devils Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
At home this season, the Devils are 11-12-2 and have been favored in 35 of their 50 games. In the Eastern Conference, New Jersey is 10th and 5th in the Metropolitan Division. So far, they have gone 16-14 against conference opponents and 8-7 against divisional foes.
Overall, the Devils are 25-22-4 this season and have lost two straight games. In their last ten games, New Jersey has gone 3-7 and 1-4 in their last five games. As the favorite, the Devils have gone 21-12-2 this season.
On the season, New Jersey has gone 17-33 against the puck line and they have gone 10-25 against the puck line when favored. They have 13 wins by multiple goals and they have dropped 17 games by more than one goal.
At home, the Devils have just three wins against the puck line in 25 games and their average scoring margin at home is -.5 goals per game. In their last ten home games, the team’s puck line record is just 2-8.
Following a 1-0 loss on the road to the Hurricanes, the Devils are eager to bounce back. In the game against the Hurricanes, New Jersey’s offense had a tough time and didn’t score a single goal. While being shutout, the Devils’ offense finished with 13 giveaways and took a total of 34 shots on goal.
Despite the loss, New Jersey did cover the puck line, as they went into the game as the underdog. The game ended below the over/under line of 6.5, with a combined total of 1 goal.
Seattle Offense Breakdown
Offensively, the Kraken come into the game at 2.8 goals per contest placing 27th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 25th position in the league. Seattle’s offense is currently ranked 20th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 29th in the league.
The Kraken’s over/under record this season is 21-26-4. For the season, they have had 30 games failing to surpass this game’s over/under line of 6.5. Overall, their games are averaging 5.7 goals per game.
Devils Offense Breakdown
The Devils come into the game scoring an average of 3.4 goals per game, putting them 9th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 17th in the league. New Jersey’s offense is currently ranked 11th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 23rd in the league.
For the season, the over/under record of the Devils’ stands at 30-19-1. They have had 31 games during the season that exceeded the 6.5 over/under line. On average, their games are averaging 6.9 goals per game.
Seattle Team Defense
Defensively, the Kraken are currently 20th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 29.5 shots per game against Seattle. They also are 20th in shutouts, coming in with 2 shutouts.
New Jersey Team Defense
The Devils’ defense comes into the game with a ranking of 20th in takeaways and an average of 6.7 takeaways per contest. They hold 27th place in the NHL for goals allowed, with an average of 3.2 goals given up per game.
Kraken vs Devils Trends
- Although Seattle has a straight up record of 5-5 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the puck line going 5-5. The team averaged 2 goals per game in these games.
- Through their last three home games, New Jersey has an puck line record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 2-1 while averaging 4 goals per game.
- Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, New Jersey has an puck line mark of 3-2 while going 1-4 straight up.
- Going back to their last three games as the favorite, the Kraken have a straight up record of 1-2. But, their mark vs the puck line was just 1-2.
When it comes to a moneyline wager, I’m going with the Devils to defeat the Kraken while playing at home. Given the current moneyline odds at -151, I’m placing a wager on the Devils to win outright.
For a puck line prediction, our preference is the Devils to secure a win and cover. Anticipate the Devils to win this one by multiple goals over the Kraken.
When considering the over/under line, which is currently at 6.5 goals, we believe that this game will remain below that figure, and we recommend wagering on the under.
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