Don’t miss out on the NHL showdown between the Kraken and Coyotes. The game is starting at 10:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Coyotes at Mullett Arena in Tempe, AZ. Get ready to place your bets! In this Western matchup, the Kraken are favored by -1.5 goals against the Coyotes. The over/under for the game is 5.5 goals.


The Pick: Arizona Coyotes +1.5

This game will be played at Mullett Arena at 10:00 ET on Friday, March 22nd.


  • In spite of being 1.5 goal underdogs, we anticipate the Coyotes winning this one 4-3.
  • We like the Coyotes on the moneyline (-109)
  • The Coyotes are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Can Seattle Pull Off A Win at Mullett Arena?

Heading into tonight’s game, the Kraken sit 12th in the Western Conference and 6th in the Pacific Division. Overall, Seattle has a record of 28-28-12, and they have dropped four straight games. On the road this year, the Kraken are 14-13-6.

When favored, Seattle is 12-7-4, and they have lost two straight games as the favorite. In the Western Conference, the Kraken have gone 13-24, and they have lost their last three games and five of their last ten.

On the road this season, the Kraken have gone 20-13 against the puck line and 37-31 overall. So far, they have 16 wins by multiple goals and 12 wins by just one goal.

Seattle has dropped four straight games against the puck line and has an average scoring margin of -.2 goals per game. In their last ten road games, the team has gone 5-5 against the puck line.

On average, Seattle’s games have finished with 5.6 goals per game. The season’s average over/under line stands at 6. In total, the Kraken come in with an over/under record of 29-35-4.

When looking at their past three road matchups, Seattle has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.

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 26th in the league. This season, the Kraken are 10-11 when getting more shots on goal than their opponents. And in games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 17-16 record.

Seattle’s current leading scorer is Jared McCann. This season, he has 27 goals, which puts him 37th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 26 assists so far.

Arizona defense takes on the Kraken ranked 10th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 31.7 shots per game against Arizona. They also are 3rd in shutouts, with 7 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Joey Daccord has started 40 games this season. His current record stands at 17-15, and his save percentage is 0.873%.

Can the Coyotes Offense Score Enough at Home?

At home this season, the Coyotes have gone 17-16-0, and they have won their last two games at home. In the Western Conference, Arizona is in 13th place with a record of 28-36-5. In the Central Division, the Coyotes are in 7th place.

Over their last ten games, Arizona has gone 5-5, and they are 2-1 in their last three games. As the underdog this season, the Coyotes have gone 18-32-4. For the season, Arizona has 61 points.

At home, the Coyotes have gone 15-18 against the puck line this season, and they have a puck line record of 34-35 overall. So far, Arizona has won 17 games by multiple goals, and they have dropped 28 games by more than one goal.

Going into this game, the Coyotes have a puck line record of 5-5 over their last ten games, and they are 2-1 against the puck line in their previous three home games. Overall, Arizona’s average scoring margin is -.4 goals per game, and their average scoring differential at home is -.2 goals per game.

Games involving Arizona have an average of 6.3 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.2. In terms of their over/under performance, the Coyotes come in with a record of 37-28-4.

In their last three road games, Seattle has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 2. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-1 while going 2-1 vs. the spread.

Offensively, the Coyotes come into the game at 2.9 goals per contest placing 23rd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 30th position in the league. Arizona’s offense is currently ranked 16th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 19th in the league.

Arizona will be looking for a good game from Clayton Keller who leads the team in scoring with 28 goals, ranking 32nd in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 32 assists so far.

Defensively, the Coyotes come into the season ranked 10th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 31.7 shots per game against Arizona. For the season, they are ranked 3rd in shutouts, coming in with 7 shutouts.

Goalie Karel Vejmelka comes into the game having made 27 starts this season. So far, his record is 9-17 and he has a save percentage of 0.691%.