Edmonton Oilers vs Seattle Kraken 12/30/2022 – The Edmonton Oilers will travel south of the border to Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, Washington to square off against the Seattle Kraken. This is going to be an exciting Pacific Division battle between the two and the NHL picks tonight favor the Seattle Kraken to win this game. The Oilers are just one game behind at the fifth spot and the Kraken is currently holding the fourth position. Seattle is right behind Calgary and is one of the top teams this season with their overall performance.
Edmonton Oilers vs Seattle Kraken 12/30/2022
When: Friday, December 30, 7:30 PM ET
Where: Climate Pledge Arena, Seattle, Washington
Edmonton Oilers vs Seattle Kraken 12/30/2022 Betting Odds:
|Oilers||-1.5 (+204)||6.5 o (-105)||-122|
|Kraken||+1.5 (-256)||6.5 u (-105)||-101|
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— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) December 30, 2022
The Edmonton Oilers are holding a 19-15-2 record and are coming into this game with a victory over the Calgary Flames. Edmonton scored two and gave up one. From the offensive end, the Oilers are doing a decent job with 3.56 goals per game. Edmonton is ranked fifth in the NHL in scoring. Defensively, they are giving up 3.39 goals and they have room for improvement. The Oilers are up against a tough Seattle squad.
Players to watch: Connor McDavid C (G 31, A 36, PTS 67), Leon Draisaitl C (G 21, A 36, PTS 57), Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C (G 18, A 23, PTS 41).
The Seattle Kraken is holding an 18-11-4 record on the season and is right behind the Flames. Seattle is ahead of the Oilers and is coming off a 3-2 loss against the Flames. Seattle’s offense is ranked No. 6 in the league and is scoring an average of 3.48 goals per game. From the defensive end, they are giving up 3.21 in return, which is ranked at No. 18. The Kraken will try to break their losing skid at home.
Players to watch: Andre Burakovsky LW (G 10, A 18, PTS 28), Jordan Eberle RW (G 8, A 19, PTS 27), Matty Beniers C (G 11, A 14, PTS 25).
Edmonton Oilers vs Seattle Kraken Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Edmonton’s last 7 games.
Edmonton are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Edmonton’s last 8 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Edmonton’s last 13 games against an opponent in the Western Conference.
Edmonton are 10-5 SU in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
Seattle are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Seattle’s last 11 games at home.
Seattle are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Seattle are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle’s last 5 games played on a Friday.
Oilers vs Kraken Betting Picks
Seattle has a better defense here but both teams are equally balanced. The recent NHL picks favor the Seattle Kraken to win this game at home and cover the spread with a decent score. Take the Kraken to win this game against the Oilers.
Score Prediction: Kraken 4, Oilers 3.