The newly established team Seattle Kraken will have a tough task on Wednesday night when they host the Nashville Predators are visiting the Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, WA on March 2, 2022.
- Seattle Kraken vs Nashville Predators
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 2/3/2022
- Starting time – 10 PM ET
- Venue: Climate Pledge Arena, Seattle, WA
Seattle Kraken Stats & Form
The Seattle Kraken are not having an impressive rookie season in the league. They are currently 8th in the Pacific Division and 15th in the Western Conference with a 16-34-5 record.
They have lost 10 of the last 12 games, most recently 3-1 against the San Jose Sharks.
The Kraken are 7-25-0 against Western Conference opponents. Seattle averages 8.8 penalty minutes per game, the seventh-most in the Western Conference. Jeremy Lauzon leads the team serving 61 total minutes.
Jordan Eberle has 31 total points for the Kraken, 15 goals and 16 assists. Calle Jarnkrok has 7 points over the last 10 games for Seattle.
The Kraken are 2-7-1 in the last 10 games, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.6 assists, three penalties and 7.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with an .898 save percentage.
Seattle Kraken News
Brandon Tanev and Jaden Schwartzwill will be out for Seattle. The Kraken has lost 19 of their last 26 games. They have lost 10 of the last 11 games as a home underdog.
Nashville Predators Stats & Form
The Nashville Predators are fourth in the Central Division and sixth in the Western Conference with a 30-19-4 record.
They have lost 4 of the last 6 games and are coming off a 3-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tanner Jeannot and Filip Forsberg scored for Nashville.
The Predators are 11-5-1 against opponents from the Central. Nashville averages 4.8 penalties per game, the most in the league. Tanner Jeannot leads the team with 28 total penalties.
Roman Josi leads the Predators with 39 total assists and has 53 points. Filip Forsberg has 13 points over the last 10 games for Nashville.
The Predators are 4-5-1 in the last 10 games, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.7 assists, 5.1 penalties and 13.4 penalty minutes while allowing 2.9 goals per game with a .916 save percentage.
Nashville Predators News
Thomas Novak and Mark Borowiecki will sit out for Nashville tonight. The Predators have won 4 of the last 5 games as road favorites. They have won 11 of the last 16 games against Western Conference teams.
Seattle Kraken vs Nashville Predators Head-to-Head Stats
The series against Seattle and Nashville are tied at 1-1. Nashville won the first game 4-2 while Seattle won 4-3 in the next one.
Seattle Kraken vs Nashville Predators Betting Odds
The Nashville Predators are favorites coming into this match with -104 odds to win. The Kraken are set at 213. The draw is set at 348.
The total goals margin is set at 5.5 goals with -115 to go over and -108 for under.
The Nashville Predators are only three points into the playoff picture in the West and will have to add another win to increase their chances for the postseason. They are a consistent team that will have no trouble against a team like Seattle.
Nashville has won 8 of the last 9 games on the road and 10 of the last 12 games coming in after a game in which they scored 2 or less goals. Nashville will win this one in a game that will probably go over 5.5 goals.