Looking to win big? The Kraken and Bruins face off at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The Bruins are hosting the game at TD Garden in Boston, MA. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 5.5 goals, and the Bruins are favored by -1.5 against the Kraken.

SEATTLE KRAKEN VS BOSTON BRUINS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Boston Bruins -1.5

This game will be played at TD Garden at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 15th.

WHY BET THE BOSTON BRUINS:

  • Our prediction for this game is that the Bruins will come out on top with a projected score of 4-2.
  • Take the Bruins on the moneyline
  • The Bruins should also cover at -1.5

Can Seattle Grab a Win on the Road?

Seattle comes into the game with a 22-21-10 record, putting them in 12th place in the Western Conference. In the Pacific Division, the Kraken are in 6th place. For the season, Seattle has been the underdog in 35 of their 53 games, posting a record of 11-17-7 in those games. Over their last ten games, the Kraken are just 3-7.

On the road this season, Seattle is 11-12-6, and they have been the underdog in 18 of their 29 road games. Against the Western Conference, the Kraken are 10-18, and they have lost two of their last three games.

Seattle enters the game with an average scoring differential of -.2 goals per game and has gone 29-24 against the puck line this season. So far, they have gone 21-14 against the puck line as the underdog and have 12 losses by multiple goals.

When looking at their road puck line record, the Kraken have gone 17-12 and have a scoring differential of -.5 goals per game. In their last ten road games, Seattle has gone 5-5 against the puck line and is 2-1 in their last three.

The average goal total for Seattle’s games is sitting at 5.6. The average over/under line for the season is 6.1. The Kraken come in with an over/under record of 21-28-4.

Across their last three road contests, Seattle has a 2-1 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 1-2, while averaging 1 goals per game.

Offensively, the Kraken come into the game at 2.7 goals per contest placing 28th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 23rd position in the league. Coming into the game, the Kraken have a 9-8 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 12-13.

Seattle will be looking for a good game from Jared McCann who leads the team in scoring with 21 goals, ranking 38th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 17 assists so far.

In terms of defense, the Bruins head into the game ranked 9th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 30.9 shots per game against Boston. So far, they are 4th in shutouts, achieving 4 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Boston, goalie Joey Daccord has started 33 games in this season. His current record is 15-11, and his save percentage stands at 0.923%.

Can the Bruins Offense Score Enough at Home?

At home this season, the Bruins have gone 17-7-4, and they are 28-12-8 when favored. In the Atlantic Division, Boston is in first place with a record of 12-6, and they have 74 points, which is the best in the Eastern Conference. Over their last ten games, the Bruins have gone 6-4, and they have lost two straight games.

Overall this season, Boston has gone 32-12-10, and they are 19-13 against other Eastern Conference teams. In the Eastern Conference, the Bruins are in first place, and they have been favored in 47 of their 54 games. Against other teams in the Atlantic Division, Boston is 1st with a record of 12-6.

At home this season, the Bruins have a puck line record of 15-12 and an average scoring margin of +1.1 goals per game. Overall, they have gone 28-25 on the puck line, and their average scoring margin is +.8 goals per game.

So far, the Bruins have had 24 wins by multiple goals compared to just eight wins by one goal. In their last ten home games, Boston’s puck line record is 6-4, and they have gone just 6-4 vs. the puck line as the favorite.

Games involving Boston have an average of 6 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 5.9. In terms of their over/under performance, the Bruins come in with a record of 25-28-0.

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

The Bruins come into the game scoring an average of 3.4 goals per game, putting them 6th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 19th in the league. This season, the Bruins have a 14-1 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 17-10 record.

Boston’s leading goal scorer is David Pastrnak. So far this season, he has 33 goals, placing him 4th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 44 assists so far.

Boston defense takes on the Kraken ranked 9th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 30.9 shots per game against Boston. They also are 4th in shutouts, with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Jeremy Swayman gets the start and has made 28 starts this season. His record at this point is 16-5, and his save percentage is 0.788%.