Colorado Avalanche vs. Seattle Kraken NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 19, 2022

A pair of Western Conference squads, residing at different ends of the standings, face one another on Wednesday, April 20 when the first-place Colorado Avalanche (55-15-6) visit the 15th-place Seattle Kraken (25-44-6). Avalanche (-345) at Kraken (+265) looks like a mismatch, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Avalanche vs. Kraken betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Avalanche vs. Kraken Spread and Betting Line

Avalanche vs Kraken Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Avalanche -345 Kraken +265

Avalanche vs. Kraken Game Info

  • Game Day: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Arena: Climate Pledge Arena

Computer Predictions for Avalanche vs. Kraken

Computer picks for Avalanche vs Kraken
Score Prediction
Avalanche 4 Kraken 2

Avalanche vs. Kraken Betting Trends

  • Through 71 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Colorado has won 52 of those matchups.
  • Through 11 games with moneyline odds shorter than -345 this season, the Avalanche have been victorious nine times.
  • Looking at the moneyline odds, Colorado has a 77.5% chance of winning this contest.
  • Colorado Avalanche Leaders

  • Mikko Rantanen has been a major player for Colorado this season, with 91 points in 73 games.
  • Through 60 games, Nathan MacKinnon has 31 goals and 53 assists.
  • Nazem Kadri’s 83 points this season have come via 26 goals and 57 assists.
  • Darcy Kuemper (36-10-3) has a goals against average of 2.4 on the season, and 1493 saves. His .924 save percentage is third-best in the league.
  • Colorado Avalanche Season Stats

  • The Avalanche offense’s 292 total goals (3.8 per game) are ranked third in the NHL this year.
  • The Avalanche are ranked seventh in NHL action for the fewest goals against this season, having given up 208 total goals (2.7 per game).
  • The team has the league’s second-best goal differential at +84 this season.
  • The NHL-leading 66 power-play goals the Avalanche’s have netted have resulted from 255 power-play chances.
  • The Avalanche have the league’s third-best power-play conversion rate at 25.9%.
  • The Avalanche’s offense has recorded six shorthanded goals this season (16th among all squads).
  • The Avalanche rank 19th in the NHL in penalty-kill success rate at 78.9%.
  • With a 47.2% faceoff win percentage, the Avalanche have the 29th-ranked percentage in the NHL.
  • The Avalanche connect on 10.9% of their shots, ranking fifth in the NHL.
  • The Avalanche have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 21.5 hits and 13.3 blocked shots per game.
  • Kraken vs. Avalanche Betting Trends

  • The Kraken have been the underdog 58 times this season, and upset their opponent in 16, or 27.6%, of those games.
  • Seattle has won one of its three games when it is the underdog by +265 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline implies a 27.4% chance of victory for the Kraken.
  • Seattle Kraken Leaders

  • Jared McCann’s 26 goals and 18 assists in 67 matchups give him 44 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
  • Seattle’s Yanni Gourde has racked up 43 total points (0.6 per game), with 17 goals and 26 assists.
  • Jordan Eberle has 18 goals and 22 assists, for a season point total of 40.
  • Philipp Grubauer has a 17-29-5 record this season, with an .890 save percentage (51st in the league). In 52 games, he has 1236 saves, and has conceded 152 goals (3.1 goals against average).
  • Seattle Kraken Season Stats

  • The Kraken’s 194 total goals (2.6 per game) rank 30th in the league.
  • The Kraken have conceded 3.4 goals per game, 259 total, which ranks 24th among league teams.
  • They have a -65 goal differential, which ranks 27th in the league.
  • The Kraken have recorded 29 power-play goals this season (on 201 power-play chances). That ranks 30th in the NHL.
  • The Kraken’s power-play conversion rate (14.4%) ranks 29th in the league.
  • The Kraken have scored eight shorthanded goals this season (eighth in the NHL).
  • The 75.4% of opponent power plays the Kraken kill is the 26th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Kraken have the league’s 26th-ranked faceoff win rate (47.7%).
  • The Kraken’s collective 9.0% shooting percentage ranks 26th in the league.
  • The Kraken have not had a shutout victory yet this season.
  • Avalanche and Kraken Injury Report

    Avalanche: Nazem Kadri: Out (Upper-body), Gabriel Landeskog: Out (Knee), Ryan Murray: Out (Hand/Wrist), Devon Toews: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Andrew Cogliano: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Erik Johnson: Day To Day (Undisclosed)

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

    Betting Tips for Avalanche vs. Kraken

    The Avalanche on the moneyline (-345) is our best bet after digging through all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will stay under the total of goals, with the .

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