Chicago Blackhawks vs. Seattle Kraken NHL Betting Tips and Predictions
Blackhawks vs. Kraken Betting Picks & Predictions
The Chicago Blackhawks and Seattle Kraken — both coming off losses in their last game — will play on Thursday at 8:30 PM ET, at United Center in Chicago. The bookmakers have made the Blackhawks solid favorites at -158 on the moneyline, and the Kraken are at +133. Find more below on the Blackhawks vs. Kraken betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Blackhawks vs. Kraken Betting Line
Blackhawks vs Kraken Betting Information
Blackhawks vs. Kraken Game Info
- Game Day: Thursday, April 7, 2022
- Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
- Location: Chicago, Illinois
- Arena: United Center
Computer Predictions for Blackhawks vs. Kraken
Computer picks for Blackhawks vs Kraken
Blackhawks 4 Kraken 2
Blackhawks vs. Kraken Betting Trends
Chicago has won eight of its 17 games as a favorite this season.
In six games with moneyline odds shorter than -158 this season, the Blackhawks have won three times.
The moneyline odds say Chicago has a 61.2% chance of winning this game.
Chicago Blackhawks Leaders
A top contributor this season for Chicago, Patrick Kane has scored 79 points in 66 games (22 goals and 57 assists).
Alex DeBrincat has 67 points (1.0 per game), scoring 39 goals and adding 28 assists.
Seth Jones’ 47 points this season have come via five goals and 42 assists.
In 22 games, Kevin Lankinen has a record of 4-10-6. He has conceded 77 goals (3.62 goals against average) and has racked up 612 saves.
Chicago Blackhawks Season Stats
The Blackhawks are ranked 27th in the NHL with 184 goals this season, an average of 2.6 per contest.
On defense, the Blackhawks have given up 245 goals (3.5 per game) to rank 25th in NHL play.
The team is ranked 27th in goal differential at -61.
The Blackhawks have scored 44 power-play goals on 207 power-play chances this season, ranking 16th in the NHL.
The Blackhawks’ offense has the NHL’s 16th-ranked power-play conversion rate (21.3%).
The Blackhawks have scored a total of two shorthanded goals this season.
The Blackhawks have the league’s 25th-ranked penalty-kill percentage at 75.5%.
The Blackhawks’ players win 48.7% of their faceoffs to rank 19th in the NHL.
The Blackhawks have a 9.2% shooting percentage as a team, ranking 23rd in the league.
The Blackhawks’ players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 24.8 hits and 16.2 blocked shots per game.
Kraken vs. Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Kraken have secured an upset victory in 15, or 27.3%, of the 55 games they have played as an underdog this season.
Seattle has won eight of its 33 games when it is the underdog by +133 or longer on the moneyline.
The win probability for the Kraken, implied from the moneyline, is 42.9%.
Seattle Kraken Leaders
Jared McCann’s 25 goals and 15 assists in 62 contests give him 40 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
Yanni Gourde is a key contributor for Seattle, with 40 total points this season. He has scored 17 goals and provided 23 assists in 62 contests.
Seattle’s Jordan Eberle has 37 points, courtesy of 16 goals (third on team) and 21 assists (fourth).
Philipp Grubauer’s record stands at 15-28-5 on the season, giving up 146 goals (3.2 goals against average) and amassing 1159 saves with an .888 save percentage (49th in the league).
Seattle Kraken Season Stats
The Kraken’s 180 total goals (2.6 per game) rank 29th in the league.
The Kraken’s 241 total goals given up (3.5 per game) rank 24th in the NHL.
They have a -61 goal differential, which ranks 27th in the league.
The Kraken have scored 27 power-play goals this season, which ranks 30th in the NHL (on 184 power-play chances).
The Kraken’s power-play conversion rate (14.7%) ranks 29th in the league.
The Kraken have scored eight shorthanded goals this season (eighth in the league).
The 74.3% of opponent power plays the Kraken kill is the 28th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
The Kraken have the 26th-ranked faceoff win rate in the NHL (47.6%).
The Kraken’s collective 9.0% shooting percentage ranks 25th in the league.
The Kraken have not yet shut out an opponent this season.
Blackhawks and Kraken Injury Report
Blackhawks: Jujhar Khaira: Out (Back), Connor Murphy: Out (Concussion Protocol)
Kraken: Jaden Schwartz: Day To Day (Upper Body), Haydn Fleury: Day To Day (Upper Body), Brandon Tanev: Out For Season (Knee)
Betting Tips for Blackhawks vs. Kraken
We have the Blackhawks as the best bet on the moneyline in this game, and our pick against the spread is the Kraken (+1.5). 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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