The Red Wings and Kraken are set to face off at 3:30 ET on ESPN. The Kraken will host the game at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, WA. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 6 goals, and the Kraken are favored by -1.5 against the Red Wings.

DETROIT RED WINGS VS SEATTLE KRAKEN BETTING PICK

The Pick: Seattle Kraken -1.5

This game will be played at Climate Pledge Arena at 3:30 ET on Monday, February 19th.

WHY BET THE SEATTLE KRAKEN:

  • With a 1.5-goal advantage on the spread, our projections favor the Kraken to secure a 4-3 victory.
  • Take the Kraken on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Red Wings (+1.5)

Do the Red Wings Stand a Chance on the Road?

On the season, the Red Wings have gone 28-20-6 and are currently 8th in the Eastern Conference and 5th in the Atlantic Division. When playing on the road, Detroit has gone 13-12-1, and they have gone 16-15 against other Eastern Conference teams.

Over their last ten games, the Red Wings have gone 5-5, and they have gone 2-3 over their last five games. As the underdog this season, Detroit has gone 17-18-2, and they are 37-37 as the underdog.

As the underdog, the Red Wings have gone 26-11 against the puck line this season and have a puck line mark of 32-22 overall. So far, Detroit has won 17 games by multiple goals and has a scoring differential of +.3 goals per contest.

In their last ten road games, the Red Wings have gone 5-5 against the puck line and have a road puck line record of 16-10. Detroit’s average scoring margin on the road this season is at exactly 0 goals per contest.

Games involving Detroit have an average of 6.8 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.4. In terms of their over/under performance, the Red Wings come in with a record of 30-24-0.

Across the Red Wings last three road games, the team averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 4. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 1-2, while going 1-2 straight-up.

On offense, the Red Wings are averaging 3.5 goals per game which is 6th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 25th in the league. Detroit’s offense is currently ranked 5th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 12th in the league.

Detroit will be looking for a good game from Dylan Larkin who leads the team in scoring with 24 goals, ranking 23rd in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Larkin has 24 assists this season.

Seattle defense takes on the Red Wings ranked 18th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 29.7 shots per game against Seattle. They also are 22nd in shutouts, with 2 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Alex Lyon has started 23 games this season. His current record stands at 14-8, and his save percentage is 0.693%.

Will the Kraken Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?

At home this season, the Kraken have gone 11-9-4, and over their last ten games, they are 4-6. In the Western Conference, Seattle is currently in 11th place and 5th in the Pacific Division. Overall, the Kraken have a record of 23-21-10.

As the favorite, Seattle has gone 11-4-3 this season, and they have been favored in 18 of their 54 games. Over their last three games, the Kraken have won two straight games, and they have a two-game winning streak as the underdog.

Seattle enters the game with a puck line record of 30-24 and a puck line record at home of 12-12. Their average scoring margin at home is +.2 goals per game, and they have gone 7-3 against the puck line in their last ten home games. So far, the Kraken have won 13 games by multiple goals.

Over their last ten games, Seattle’s puck line record is at 5-5, and their puck line record vs. the Western Conference is at 18-12. As the favorite, the Kraken have a puck line record of 8-10.

This season, Seattle’s games have an average of 5.6 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.1. The Kraken come in with an over/under performance of 21-29-4.

Through their last three road games, Detroit has an puck line record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 1-2 while averaging 3 goals per game.

On the offensive side, the Kraken are scoring an 2.7 goals per game this season, ranking 28th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 26th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Kraken offense is 21st in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 29th in the NHL.

Seattle’s leading scorer is Jared McCann. So far, he has 22 goals which is 35th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, McCann has 17 assists this season.

In terms of defense, the Kraken head into the game ranked 18th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 29.7 shots per game against Seattle. So far, they are 22nd in shutouts, achieving 2 shutouts.

Goalie Joey Daccord gets the start and has made 34 starts this season. His record at this point is 16-11, and his save percentage is 0.934%.