Calgary Flames vs. Seattle Kraken NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 8, 2022


Flames vs. Kraken Betting Picks & Predictions

Two Western Conference squads, at different ends of the standings, meet on Saturday, April 9 when the second-place Calgary Flames (43-19-9) visit the 15th-place Seattle Kraken (23-42-6). The Kraken are big underdogs despite being at home, at +163, and the Flames are -200. Find more below on the Flames vs. Kraken betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Flames vs. Kraken Betting Line

Flames vs Kraken Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Flames -200 Kraken +163

Flames vs. Kraken Game Info

  • Game Day: Saturday, April 9, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Arena: Climate Pledge Arena

Computer Predictions for Flames vs. Kraken

Computer picks for Flames vs Kraken
Over/Under Score Prediction
Over (6) Flames 4 Kraken 2

Flames vs. Kraken Betting Trends

  • Through 55 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Calgary has won 35 times.
  • In 21 games with moneyline oddds lower than -200, the Flames have 13 wins.
  • The moneyline odds imply that Calgary has a 66.7% chance of winning this game.
  • Calgary Flames Leaders

  • A top contributor this season for Calgary, Johnny Gaudreau has scored 99 points in 71 games (34 goals and 65 assists).
  • Matthew Tkachuk has 89 points (1.3 per game), scoring 34 goals and adding 55 assists.
  • Elias Lindholm’s 73 points this season have come via 38 goals and 35 assists.
  • Jacob Markstrom has a record of 33-14-8. He has conceded 121 goals (2.2 goals against average) and racked up 1475 saves with a .924 save percentage (fifth-best in the league).
  • Calgary Flames Season Stats

  • The Flames offense’s 247 total goals (3.5 per game) are ranked seventh in the NHL this year.
  • The Flames are ranked second in league action for the fewest goals against this season, having conceded 176 total goals (only 2.5 per game).
  • The team’s goal differential is third-best in the league at +71.
  • The 46 power-play goals the Flames have scored this season (on 200 power-play chances) rank 13th in the NHL.
  • The Flames’ offense ranks 10th the league with a 23.0% power-play conversion rate.
  • The Flames’ six shorthanded goals this season rank 13th.
  • The Flames’ penalty-kill percentage (83.4%) is the league’s fifth-best.
  • The Flames’ players win 51.4% of their faceoffs to rank eighth in the NHL.
  • The Flames have a 9.7% shooting percentage as a squad, ranking 13th in the league.
  • The Flames average 21.9 hits and 11.8 blocked shots per game.
  • Kraken vs. Flames Betting Trends

  • The Kraken have been the underdog 56 times this season, and upset their opponent in 16, or 28.6%, of those games.
  • Seattle is 5-14 when bookmakers have listed them as underdogs of +163 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Kraken have a 38.0% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).
  • Seattle Kraken Leaders

  • Yanni Gourde’s 17 goals and 24 assists in 63 matchups give him 41 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
  • Jordan Eberle is pivotal for Seattle’s attack with 40 total points (0.6 per game), including 18 goals and 22 assists through 69 games.
  • Seattle’s Jared McCann has 40 points (25 goals, 15 assists) this season.
  • Philipp Grubauer has an .891 save percentage (49th in the league), with 1188 total saves, while allowing 146 goals (3.1 goals against average). He has compiled a 16-28-5 record between the posts for Seattle this season.
  • Seattle Kraken Season Stats

  • The Kraken’s 183 total goals (2.6 per game) rank 30th in the NHL.
  • The Kraken’s 245 total goals allowed (3.4 per game) rank 24th in the NHL.
  • Their 27th-ranked goal differential is -62.
  • The Kraken have scored 27 power-play goals this season, which ranks 30th in the NHL (on 186 power-play chances).
  • The Kraken’s power-play conversion rate (14.5%) ranks 29th in the league.
  • The Kraken have scored eight shorthanded goals this season (eighth in the league).
  • The Kraken’s 27th-ranked penalty kill rate is 75.1%.
  • The Kraken win 47.6% of their faceoffs. That’s the 26th-ranked figure in the NHL.
  • The Kraken’s collective 8.9% shooting percentage ranks 25th in the league.
  • The Kraken have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 22.5 hits and 12.4 blocked shots per game.
  • Flames and Kraken Injury Report

    Flames: Sean Monahan: Out For Season (Hip), Tyler Parsons: Out For Season (Undisclosed), Oliver Kylington: Out (Upper Body), Calle Jarnkrok: Day To Day (Illness)

    Kraken: Jaden Schwartz: Day To Day (Upper Body), Haydn Fleury: Day To Day (Upper Body), Brandon Tanev: Out For Season (Knee)

    Betting Tips for Flames vs. Kraken

    We have the Flames projected as our best bet on the moneyline in this game, and our pick against the spread is the Flames (+). Our computer model has the scoring going over the total of 6 goals when it’s sorted out on the ice.

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