The newly established team Seattle Kraken is hosting the top team in the Western Conference when the Edmonton Oilers are visiting the Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, WA on December 3, 2021.
- Seattle Kraken vs Edmonton Oilers
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 03/12/2021
- Starting time – 10 PM ET
- Venue: Climate Pledge Arena, Seattle, WA
Seattle Kraken Stats & Form
The Seattle Kraken are finally finding their identity after losing 13 of their first 17 games in the NHL. The newly established franchise has recently won four of their last six games including a 4-1 road victory against the top team in the Eastern Conference, the Florida Panthers who had won the previous 11 home games.
Seattle is coming off a 4-3 shootout loss to the Detroit Red Wings in their last game of a four-game road trip.
Ryan Donato had two goals and Vince Dunn scored the other for the Kraken, who participated in their first shootout. Seattle goalie Philipp Grubauer stopped 23 shots.
The Kraken are 0-5-0 against Pacific teams. Seattle has scored 68 goals and ranks eighth in the Western Conference averaging 3.0 goals per game. Jordan Eberle leads the team with 11.
Seattle Kraken News
Seattle placed goalie Chris Driedger and forward Calle Jornkrok on the injured reserve list after the game in Detroit and they will both be out for Friday’s night game. Jaden Schwartz, Mark Giordano, Jordan Eberle and Will Borgen are also unavailable.
Edmonton Oilers Stats & Form
The Edmonton Oilers are having an excellent season so far as they are at the top of the Western Conference with a 16-5-0 record.
Edmonton has won five of the last six games with a surprising 4-1 loss against the Dallas Stars in between.
The Oilers returned home after a three-game road trip to defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Wednesday.
Connor McDavid had a goal and three assists and Zach Hyman scored twice for Edmonton.
Kailer Yamamoto and Evan Bouchard also scored for the Oilers who won improved to 9-1-0 on home ice despite getting outshot 26-13 through the first two periods and 34-22 overall.
The Oilers are 7-0-0 against the rest of their division. Edmonton is second in the NHL recording 10.4 points per game, averaging 3.8 goals and 6.6 assists.
Leon leads the Oilers with a plus-14 in 21 games this season. Connor McDavid has 11 assists over the last 10 games for Edmonton.
Edmonton Oilers News
Alex Stalock, Mike Smith, Cody Ceci, Duncan Keith and Slater Koekkoek are all questionable for Friday night.
Seattle Kraken vs Edmonton Oilers Head-to-Head Stats
These two teams have met only once before in a NHL regular season. Exactly a month ago, the Oilers won 5-2 at home.
Seattle Kraken vs Edmonton Oilers Betting Odds
Given the positions in the standings, the Oilers are not as big as favorites as expected when the top team in the conference visits the 12th.
The odds for Edmonton’s win are 123 while Seattle is at 165. The draw is set at 340.
The total goals margin is set at 6 with -120 to go over and -110 for under.
The Seattle Kraken has shown that they have the potential to win in the NHL but the Oilers are too big of a bite for them. With numerous injuries and freshly returned from a demanding road trip, the Kraken will not stand any chance against the Leading team of the conference.
- Tip Quote (Home team win): 165 by 22bet
- Tip Quote (Draw): 340 by 22bet
- Tip Quote (Away team win): 123 by 22bet
- Expert betting tip: Edmonton Oilers to win (123 by 22bet)