Don’t miss out on the NHL showdown between the Stars and Kraken. The game is starting at 10:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Kraken at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, WA. Get ready to place your bets! The Stars come into this Western conference matchup as the -1.5 goal favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 6 goals.

DALLAS STARS VS SEATTLE KRAKEN BETTING PICK

The Pick: Seattle Kraken +1.5

This game will be played at Climate Pledge Arena at 10:00 ET on Saturday, March 30th.

WHY BET THE SEATTLE KRAKEN:

  • With the Stars being favored by 1.5, our NHL analytics models has this one playing out 4-3 in favor of the Stars.
  • Take the Stars on the moneyline
  • On the puck line, we like Kraken (+1.5)

Will the Stars Defense Show Up in Seattle?

With a record of 46-19-9, the Stars are in first place in both the Western Conference and the Central Division. On the road, Dallas has gone 24-9-5 this season and has won six straight games away from home. When playing as the favorite, the Stars have gone 42-15-7 this year and have won six straight games in that role.

Over their last ten games, Dallas has gone 8-2, and they have won their last six games overall. Against other Western Conference teams, the Stars have gone 29-14 this season. In their last three games, Dallas is 3-0, and they have won five straight games.

As the favored team, the Dallas Stars have gone 24-40 against the puck line this year, including 8-2 as the underdog. So far, the Stars have 25 wins by multiple goals and a scoring differential of +.7 goals per game.

On the road, Dallas has a puck line record of 20-18, and their average scoring margin away from home is also +.7 goals per contest. In their last three games, the Stars’ puck line record is a perfect 3-0.

The average goal total for Dallas’ games is sitting at 6.7. The average over/under line for the season is 6.2. The Stars come in with an over/under record of 41-32-1.

The Stars are 3-0 puck line in their three last road games and 3-0 straight-up.

On offense, the Stars are averaging 3.6 goals per game which is 2nd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 9th in the league. Dallas’ offense comes into the game ranked 10th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 2nd in the NHL.

Dallas’ current leading scorer is Wyatt Johnston. This season, he has 28 goals, which puts him 35th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Johnston has 29 assists this season.

The Kraken defense is currently 23rd in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29.3 shots per game against Seattle. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 13th with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Jake Oettinger gets the start and has made 46 starts this season. His record at this point is 29-13, and his save percentage is 0.855%.

Will the Kraken Pull Through as the Home Underdog?

At home this season, the Kraken have gone 16-16-6 and are 5th in the Pacific Division and 11th in the Western Conference with a record of 30-29-13. In their last ten games, Seattle has gone just 2-8 and enters the game having won two straight games at home.

Overall, Seattle has been the underdog in 46 of their 72 games this season and have gone 16-21-9 in those games. In games against other Western Conference teams, the Kraken have gone 15-25.

Seattle has a puck line record of 40-32 this season and has gone 11-15 against the puck line when favored. The Kraken have 18 wins by multiple goals and have lost 23 games by more than one goal.

Over their last ten games at home, the Kraken have gone 5-5 against the puck line, and their average scoring margin at home is at -0.1 goals per game. So far, Seattle’s average scoring differential for the season is at -0.2 goals per contest.

The average goal total for Seattle’s games is sitting at 5.6. The average over/under line for the season is 6. The Kraken come in with an over/under record of 31-37-4.

The Stars are 3-0 puck line in their three last road games and 3-0 straight-up.

The Kraken come into the game scoring an average of 2.6 goals per game, putting them 29th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 23rd in the league. Seattle’s offense is currently ranked 17th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 24th in the league.

Seattle’s current leading scorer is Jared McCann. This season, he has 27 goals, which puts him 43rd in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 31 assists so far.

Defensively, the Kraken are currently 23rd in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 29.3 shots per game against Seattle. They also are 13th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Dallas, goalie Joey Daccord has started 42 games in this season. His current record is 18-15, and his save percentage stands at 0.873%.