Stars vs. Kraken Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/23/2022
The Dallas Stars and Seattle Kraken — both coming off defeats — will play on Saturday at 8:00 PM ET, at American Airlines Center in Dallas. The Kraken are heavy underdogs on the road, at +223, and the Stars are -277. Find more below on the Stars vs. Kraken betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Stars vs. Kraken Spread and Betting Line
Stars vs Kraken Betting Information
Stars vs. Kraken Game Info
- Game Day: Saturday, April 23, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- Location: Dallas, Texas
- Arena: American Airlines Center
Computer Predictions for Stars vs. Kraken
Computer picks for Stars vs Kraken
Stars 4 Kraken 2
Stars vs. Kraken Betting Trends
Dallas has gone 29-18 as the oddsmakers’ choice this season.
The Stars have been victorious twice in three games with moneyline odds shorter than -277 this season.
The moneyline odds imply that Dallas has a 73.5% chance of winning this contest.
Dallas Stars Leaders
Joe Pavelski has been a top contributor on Dallas this season, with 76 points in 78 games.
Through 70 games, Jason Robertson has 38 goals and 35 assists.
Roope Hintz has 68 total points for Dallas, with 35 goals and 33 assists.
Jake Oettinger has a record of 27-15-1. He has allowed 108 goals (2.57 goals against average) and racked up 1135 saves.
Dallas Stars Season Stats
The Stars offense’s 221 total goals (2.8 per game) rank 21st in the league.
The Stars are ranked 16th in total goals against, allowing three goals per game (234 total) in NHL play.
The team is ranked 19th in goal differential at -13.
The Stars’ 51 power-play goals this season (ranked 11th in the NHL) have come on 231 power-play chances.
The Stars’ offense has the league’s 12th-ranked power-play conversion rate (22.1%).
The Stars’ offense has netted seven shorthanded goals this season (10th among all squads).
The Stars rank 17th in the NHL in penalty-kill success rate at 79.3%.
The Stars’ players have posted the second-best faceoff win rate in the league at 54.4%.
The Stars shoot 9.3% as a team, ranked 22nd-best in the league.
The Stars average 22.5 hits and 14.3 blocked shots per game.
Kraken vs. Stars Betting Trends
The Kraken have been the underdog 60 times this season, and upset their opponent in 17, or 28.3%, of those games.
Seattle is 2-7 when oddsmakers have listed them as underdogs of +223 or longer on the moneyline.
Oddsmakers have implied, based on the moneyline for this matchup, that the Kraken have a 31.0% chance to win.
Seattle Kraken Leaders
Jared McCann is a top offensive contributor for his team with 45 points (0.7 per game). He has recorded 26 goals and 19 assists in 69 games (playing 15:56 per game).
Yanni Gourde is a key contributor for Seattle, with 44 total points this season. He has scored 18 goals and provided 26 assists in 69 games.
Jordan Eberle has scored 19 goals and contributed 22 assists for Seattle, giving him a point total of 41.
Philipp Grubauer has an .891 save percentage (47th in the league), with 1261 total saves, while giving up 154 goals (3.1 goals against average). He has put up an 18-29-5 record between the posts for Seattle this season.
Seattle Kraken Season Stats
The Kraken have scored 197 goals this season (2.6 per game) to rank 30th in the league.
The Kraken have conceded 3.4 goals per game, 261 total, which ranks 24th among league teams.
Their -64 goal differential ranks 27th in the league.
The Kraken have scored 29 power-play goals this season (30th in the NHL) on 202 power-play chances.
The Kraken’s power-play conversion rate (14.4%) ranks 29th in the league.
The Kraken have scored eight shorthanded goals this season (eighth among NHL teams).
The 75.6% of opponent power plays the Kraken kill is the 25th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
The Kraken have the 26th-ranked faceoff win rate in the NHL (47.8%).
The Kraken’s collective 9% shooting percentage ranks 26th in the league.
The Kraken have yet to shut out an opponent this season.
Stars and Kraken Injury Report
Stars: Braden Holtby: Out (Lower Body), Vladislav Namestnikov: Out (Lower-body)
Kraken: Jaden Schwartz: Day To Day (Upper Body), Haydn Fleury: Day To Day (Upper Body), Brandon Tanev: Out For Season (Knee)
After analyzing all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup, our best bet is Stars on the moneyline at -277 and against the spread (-1.5). Our computer prediction sees the scoring going over the total of 6 goals.
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