Wild vs. Kraken Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/22/2022

by | Apr 22, 2022

The Minnesota Wild (48-21-7) will host the Seattle Kraken (26-44-6) on Friday at 8:00 PM ET, in a matchup featuring two squads at opposite ends of the Western Conference. The Kraken are heavy underdogs away from home, at +232, and the Wild are -286. Find more below on the Wild vs. Kraken betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Wild vs. Kraken Spread and Betting Line

Wild vs Kraken Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Wild -286 Kraken +232

Wild vs. Kraken Game Info

  • Game Day: Friday, April 22, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Arena: Xcel Energy Center

Computer Predictions for Wild vs. Kraken

Computer picks for Wild vs Kraken
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Wild (-1.5) Over (6) Wild 5 Kraken 2

Wild vs. Kraken Betting Trends

  • Minnesota has won 39 of the 55 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
  • In six games with shorter than -286 moneyline odds this season, the Wild have won five.
  • Looking at the moneyline odds, Minnesota has a 74.1% chance of winning this contest.
  • Minnesota Wild Leaders

  • Kirill Kaprizov is currently one of Minnesota’s top contributors (94 total points), having put up 43 goals and 51 assists.
  • Through 69 games, Mats Zuccarello has 22 goals and 53 assists.
  • Kevin Fiala’s season total of 74 points has come from 30 goals and 44 assists.
  • Marc-Andre Fleury has a record of 25-22-5. He has allowed 147 goals (2.90 goals against average) and recorded 1479 saves.
  • Minnesota Wild Season Stats

  • The Wild offense’s 278 total goals (3.7 per game) are ranked fifth in the league this year.
  • The Wild are ranked 16th in total goals against, giving up 3.0 goals per game (231 total) in league action.
  • The team has the league’s seventh-best goal differential at +47 this season.
  • The Wild have recorded 46 power-play goals on 230 power-play chances this season, ranking 16th in the NHL.
  • The Wild are ranked 18th in the league with a 20.0% power-play conversion rate this season.
  • The Wild’s offense has capitalized with two shorthanded goals this season (29th among all teams).
  • The Wild rank 23rd in the NHL in penalty-kill success rate at 76.1%.
  • With a 47.2% faceoff win rate, the Wild have the 29th-ranked rate in the NHL.
  • The Wild shoot 11.3% as a team, ranked second-best in the league.
  • The Wild average 22.5 hits and 13.6 blocked shots per game.
  • Kraken vs. Wild Betting Trends

  • The Kraken have been the underdog 59 times this season, and upset their opponent in 17, or 28.8%, of those games.
  • Seattle has seven games this season playing as the underdog by +232 or longer, and is 2-5 in those contests.
  • The win probability for the Kraken, implied from the moneyline, is 30.1%.
  • Seattle Kraken Leaders

  • Jared McCann is a top offensive contributor for his club with 45 points (0.7 per game). He has totaled 26 goals and 19 assists in 68 games (playing 16:10 per game).
  • Yanni Gourde’s 44 points this season, including 18 goals and 26 assists, make him one of the top offensive threats for Seattle.
  • Jordan Eberle has 19 goals and 22 assists, for a season point total of 41.
  • Philipp Grubauer has a record of 18-29-5 in 53 games this season, conceding 154 goals (3.1 goals against average) with 1261 saves and an .891 save percentage, 48th in the league.
  • Seattle Kraken Season Stats

  • The Kraken’s 197 total goals (2.6 per game) rank 29th in the NHL.
  • The Kraken have conceded 3.4 goals per game, 261 total, which ranks 24th among league teams.
  • Their 27th-ranked goal differential is -64.
  • The Kraken have scored 29 power-play goals this season (30th in the NHL) on 202 power-play chances.
  • The Kraken have a 14.4% power-play conversion rate, the league’s No. 29 percentage.
  • The Kraken have scored eight shorthanded goals this season (eighth in the league).
  • The Kraken’s 25th-ranked penalty kill rate is 75.6%.
  • The Kraken have the 26th-ranked faceoff win rate in the NHL (47.8%).
  • The Kraken are shooting 9.0% (26th in the league).
  • The Kraken have not had a shutout win yet this season.
  • Wild and Kraken Injury Report

    Wild: Tyson Jost: Day To Day (Lower Body), Jordan Greenway: Day To Day (Upper-body), Alex Goligoski: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Marcus Foligno: Out (COVID-19), Matt Dumba: Day To Day (Upper Body)

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

    Betting Tips for Wild vs. Kraken

    After taking a look at all of the key stats and trends for this matchup, our best bet is Wild on the moneyline at -286 and against the spread (-1.5). Our computer prediction sees the scoring going over the total of 6 goals.

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