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Edmonton Oilers vs Seattle Kraken 12/18/2021 Forecast, Analysis and Odds

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Edmonton Oilers vs Seattle Kraken 12-18-2021 Forecast Analysis and Odds

Edmonton Oilers vs Seattle Kraken 12/18/2021 – The Edmonton Oilers are still high after snapping a very long losing streak and they hope to keep their winning rhythm going. This team takes their act on the road and goes up against the Seattle Kraken this December 18, Saturday at the Climate Pledge Arena located in Seattle, Washington. ESPN+ will be putting the game live on television by 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time while the online live stream is made available for NHL.TV subscribers. With the way the Seattle Kraken has been playing the entire season, it is logical for NHL game odds to give the edge to the Edmonton Oilers.

Edmonton Oilers vs Seattle Kraken 12/18/2021

When: Saturday, December 18, 10:00 PM ET

Where: Climate Pledge Arena, Seattle, Washington

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Edmonton Oilers vs Seattle Kraken 12/18/2021 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Edmonton Oilers -1.5 (+178) 1.5 o (-152) +165
Seattle Kraken +1.5 (-278) 1.5 u (-152) +190
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Edmonton Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers were able to snap their six-game losing streak by beating the Columbus Blue Jackets, 5-2. Their record now improves to 28-17 and they are placed 7th in the NFL Western Conference. They are now a win away from going over the Colorado Avalanche which makes this upcoming game with the Seattle Kraken much more important. During their most recent win, Jesse Puljujarvi had back-to-back goals to start the game and it was followed by Derek Ryan ending the first period 3-0. Brendan Perlini and Warren Foegele summed up the goal scorers for the Oilers.

Players to watch: C. McDavid C (G 16, A 31, PTS 47), L. Draisaitl C (G 23, A 23, PTS 46), R. Nugent-Hopkins C (G 3, A 22, PTS 25).

Seattle Kraken

The Seattle Kraken is coming to this game with a record of 29-10 and they are second to the last team in the NHL Western Conference just above the Arizona Coyotes and trail the Chicago Blackhawks by just a game. This team has only won twice in their last seven games and is coming off from a tough loss against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks, 4-1. The team fell to 0-3 midway through the second period until Ryan Donato scored the only goal of the game with the help of Jordan Eberle and Vince Dunn. The Kraken had a total of 20 shots on goal but they allowed their opponents to have 12 just in the first period.

Players to watch: J. Eberle RW (G 12, A 7, PTS 19), J. Schwartz LW (G 6, A 13, PTS 19), Y. Gourde C (G 6, A 10, PTS 16).

Edmonton Oilers vs Seattle Kraken Betting Predictions

Trends

Oilers

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton’s last 5 games.
Edmonton are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton’s last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Edmonton’s last 6 games this season.
Edmonton are 13-5 SU in their last 18 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.

Kraken

The total has gone OVER in 14 of Seattle’s last 20 games.
Seattle are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Seattle’s last 11 games at home.
Seattle are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games this season.
Seattle are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.

Oilers vs Kraken Betting Picks

The Edmonton Oilers are looking to bring the momentum from their last game and get the team back on track. It is seen in the online sportsbook that the Seattle Kraken will lose another game after this matchup.

Score Prediction: Oilers 5 – Kraken 1.