Seattle Kraken at Dallas Stars
The Seattle Kraken will head to Dallas to take on the Stars in this Western Conference matchup. The puck drop for this game is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. eastern from the American Airlines Center.
The Kraken are in a tough spot coming into tonight’s contest. With their most recent loss to the Avalanche, the Kraken have lost six games in a row. The Stars lost a heartbreaker to the Blues over the weekend by a score of 1-2. That loss ended a four-game winning streak.
Betting Analysis For Seattle Kraken at Dallas Stars
Seattle Kraken Betting Stats & Analysis
The Seattle Kraken are not playing the best hockey since returning from the COVID break. In their last game against the Avalanche, The Kraken were winning by a score of 3-1 in the middle of the second period.
Unfortunately, they were unable to hold the lead. The Avalanche scored two goals in the last 10 minutes of regulation to take the win 4-3.
Since returning from the break, the Kraken have been one of the lucky teams in the NHL as they have not had to deal with COVID issues. The Kraken do have some actual injuries on their injury report that are a little troubling.
Winger Jaden Schwartz will be out until late February with an injury to his hand that he suffered in late December. Brandon Tanev will be out for the season after sustaining an injury in the middle of December.
The Seattle offense is in the bottom 10 of the NHL, averaging 2.79 goals per game. Jordan Eberle and Jared McCann are doing all they can for the Kraken offense.
Eberle is leading the team with 23 points, scoring 12 goals, and assisting on 11 others. McCann is right behind him with 21 points, scoring 14 goals and assisting on seven others.
Philipp Grubauer is the main goaltender for Seattle. He has accumulated a 7-14-3 record, giving up 3.34 goals per game.
Statistically speaking, this is Grubauer’s worst year ever in goal. At some point, the Kraken or going to have to make a decision and may need to relieve him of his duties.
Dallas Stars Betting Stats & Analysis
The Dallas Stars had pretty much put the game against the Blues in the win column. With a 1-0 lead, less than a minute left in regulation, the game was all but over.
The Blues had a different idea as they were able to score with 47 seconds left and then again with 29 seconds left. In a matter of 18 seconds, the Stars went from two points and a win to no points and a regulation loss.
After the game this weekend, the Stars had two players test positive and have to enter COVID protocols. The first was goaltender Braden Holtby. Following him was the young gun Tanner Kero. Both of these players will now have to miss extended time.
The Stars offense is also not the best, averaging 2.81 goals per game. Joe Pavelski and Jason Robertson are doing their best to keep the Stars relevant.
Pavelski is tied for the tead with 30 points, scoring 13 goals and assisting on 17 others. Robertson is also at 30 points; he has scored 12 goals and assisted on 18 others.
With Holtby out, the Stars will turn to Jake Oettinger at goaltender. With an 8-2 record, Oettinger is giving up just 2.22 goals per game this year. Oettinger, barring anything crazy happening over the next two weeks, looks primed to make a big run at getting the starting job going forward this season.
Seattle Kraken at Dallas Stars NHL Betting Trends
If a bettor were to have taken the Seattle Kraken moneyline in their last ten games, the bettor would have won their bet just one time. If the bettor had bet the over on the total points, the bettor would have won six times.
If the same bettor had taken the Dallas Stars moneyline in their last ten games, the bettor would have only won four times. If the bettor had taken the under for the total points, the bettor could have walked away as a winner six times.
Seattle Kraken at Dallas Stars NHL Betting Odds
BetOnline has the Dallas Stars as the moneyline favorite at -195. They have the Seattle Kraken moneyline at +175.
BetUS has the Stars as the moneyline favorite as well, with their moneyline odds at -200. They also have the Kraken moneyline at +175.
Bovada Sportsbook has the Stars at -210 moneyline, while also having the Kraken at +175.
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How To Bet On: Seattle Kraken at Dallas Stars – Betting Lines (Spread, totals, moneyline) Betting Example
If a bettor were to make a $100 bet on the moneyline favorite, the Dallas Stars, they would have odds that range from -195 to -210. If the bettor placed the $100 bet at -195 and the Stars were to win, the bettor would receive a total payout of $151.28. If the bettor were to make the same bet at -210, the bettor would receive a payout of $147.62.
Betting on the underdog, Seattle Kraken, in this game means that the bettor is going to get +175 odds. While this is something that rarely happens, all sportsbooks agreeing with each other, it is something that definitely sticks with a person. If the bettor wanted to bet the underdog at +175 for $100, the bettor would receive $275 if the Kraken were to win.
H2 – OBS Betting Picks for Seattle Kraken at Dallas Stars NHL
Momentum is such a big thing in professional sports; guys can come out red hot or just stay back depending on how the momentum is feeling. Losing six games in a row will take away all the momentum very quickly.
The Stars have also been excellent at home, with a 13-3-1 record. When making your NHL picks, take the Dallas Stars.
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