Arizona Coyotes vs Seattle Kraken 02/09/2022 Analysis, Game Tips and Forecast
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Arizona Coyotes vs Seattle Kraken 02/09/2022 – The Seattle Kraken will be returning from the All-Star break with a lot of promise. During the team’s last road trip, the Kraken managed to split the four games with the last being a 3-0 win against the Islanders in New York. They will be back home on Wednesday night to host the Arizona Coyotes, who are coming off a 5-1 defeat against the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday. The impressive showing from Seattle in their last couple of outings appears to be enough to gain the nod of the top betting sites for NHL, which tag the home team as -138 favorites in this match. The game will start at 10:00 PM Eastern Time with live coverage on ESPN+ and NHL.TV.
Arizona Coyotes vs Seattle Kraken 02/09/2022
When: Wednesday, February 9, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Climate Pledge Arena, Seattle, Washington
Arizona Coyotes vs Seattle Kraken 02/09/2022 Betting Odds:
The Coyotes absorbed multiple losses prior to the All-Star break. The team returned to action on Tuesday night, but nothing seemed to have changed. Arizona got destroyed in Vancouver, 5-1, marking the seventh loss in their last eight games. Interestingly, coach Andre Tourigny was rather satisfied with how his team played despite another loss. According to him, there were some stretches in the game where his players displayed great resolve. Save for some lapses in the latter periods, Tourigny said he was “happy with most of the game.” At this point, the Coyotes appear to be playing with nothing to lose. The team holds the second worst record in the league with just 26 points in 46 games.
Players to watch: C. Keller RW (G 17, A 21, PTS 38), P. Kessel RW (G 5, A 24, PTS 29), S. Gostisbehere D (G 8, A 20, PTS 28).
One of the struggles of an expansion team is establishing its identity in the league. It was a tough road for the Kraken, but if their latest showing is any indication, Seattle could be closer to that goal. The Kraken scored their first shutout in franchise history at the expense of the New York Islanders prior to the All-Star break. The previous games likewise showed Seattle’s potential, taking only one-goal losses against the New York Rangers and the Boston Bruins, and dropping the upset on the Pittsburgh Penguins in OT late in January. Returning from the break, the Kraken’s confidence is off the charts. The team will face a relatively lighter challenge this time; hence, home fans expect their team to put up a clinic on Wednesday.
Players to watch: J. McCann C (G 19, A 11, PTS 30), J. Eberle RW (G 12, A 14, PTS 26), Y. Gourde C (G 10, A 13, PTS 23).
Arizona Coyotes vs Seattle Kraken Betting Predictions
Arizona are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Seattle’s last 11 games.
Coyotes vs Kraken Betting Picks
The Kraken’s body language is completely different from how it was earlier in the season. The team continues to be a work in progress, but Seattle will be out to show their promise when they return from the break on Wednesday. Against a reeling Arizona squad, the Kraken will put up a masterful performance at home, justifying the favorites tag set by the NHL Betting Lines.
Score Prediction: Coyotes 1, Kraken 4.