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Seattle Kraken vs Winnipeg Jets 02/17/2022 Betting Tips, Forecast and Hockey Analysis
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Seattle Kraken vs Winnipeg Jets 02/17/2022 – The Seattle Kraken will travel north of the border to Winnipeg as they square off against the Jets at Bell Mts Place in Manitoba, Canada. The Seattle Kraken has experienced a very poor start to their NHL franchise and is at the eighth position of the Pacific Division with a 16-29-4 record. The Winnipeg Jets are in the sixth position of the Central Division with a 21-18-8 record. The Kraken will be trying their best to win in this game, especially after losing their last one. The Winnipeg Jets are also struggling after losing their last game but are still favorites for NHL free betting picks in this game.
Seattle Kraken vs Winnipeg Jets 02/17/2022
When: Thursday, February 17, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Canada Life Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Seattle Kraken vs Winnipeg Jets 02/17/2022 Betting Odds:
The Seattle Kraken are still at the lowest position of their division despite their best effort. In their last game, the Kraken played against the mighty Toronto Maple Leafs and lost 6-2. The lead scorer for the Kraken is Jared McCann with 20 goals while Jordan Eberle has done pretty well with 13 goals. Seattle is also helped by Yanni Gourde and Alex Wennberg who have 10 goals and 18 assists respectively. On defense, goalie Philipp Grubauer has a save percentage of .885 this NHL season.
Players to watch: Jared McCann C (G 20, A 11, PTS 31), Jordan Eberle RW (G 13, A 14, PTS 27), Yanni Gourde C (G 10, A 17, PTS 27).
The Winnipeg Jets have faced a disappointing loss in their last game out. The Jets played against the Chicago Blackhawks and lost 3-1. As a team, the Winnipeg Jets are scoring an average of 2.76 goals per game. The Jets are also successful at 20.7 percent of their opportunities during the power play. The top scorer for the Jets is Kyle Connor who has scored a team-high of 27 goals so far and has also assisted 24 times. On defense, goalie Connor Hellebuyck has a save percentage of .913 this season alone.
Players to watch: Kyle Connor LW (G 26, A 24, PTS 50), Mark Scheifele C (G 14, A 22, PTS 36), Pierre-Luc Dubois C (G 20, A 15, PTS 35).
Seattle Kraken vs Winnipeg Jets Betting Predictions
Seattle are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games.
Winnipeg are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games.
Kraken vs Jets Betting Picks
The Seattle Kraken is playing exactly as an expansion team would play. Their defense is pretty weak which makes the Winnipeg Jets the preferred choice for NHL sports betting picks in this game.
Score Prediction: Jets 3, Kraken 1.