Avalanche vs Kraken Prediction NHL Picks Today 11/9
- Lm Tipster
- Nov 9, 2023, 6:47:53 AM
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Prepare for an exciting NHL clash as the Seattle Kraken take on the Colorado Avalanche.
The Seattle Kraken have had an up-and-down start to the season with a record of 4-6-3, currently fifth in the Pacific Division.
The Kraken's goaltending has been shared between Philipp Grubauer (2 wins, 5 losses, GA/G of 3.01, and SV% of .902) and Joey Daccord (2 wins, 1 loss, 3 OT losses, GA/G of 2.86, and SV% of .909).
The Colorado Avalanche are off to a solid start with a record of 8-3, currently leading the Central Division.
The Avalanche's scoring has been led by Mikko Rantanen, who has amassed 17 points with 8 goals and 9 assists, making him a top performer in the league.
Let's analyze key player statistics for both the Seattle Kraken and the Colorado Avalanche:
|Jaden Schwartz (Kraken)||11||6||5|
|Mikko Rantanen (Avalanche)||17||8||9|
With both teams having solid scoring threats and capable goaltenders, the game is likely to be tightly contested and lower-scoring, favoring the under of 6.5 goals.
Before making our prediction, let's consider the recent performances of both teams:
The Kraken are coming off a shootout loss to the Arizona Coyotes (L4-3 SO). Their recent games have seen a mix of results.
The Avalanche secured a win against the New Jersey Devils (W6-3) and have been consistent in their performances.
Considering the recent performances, player capabilities, and the tendency for tightly contested games, we predict that the under of 6.5 goals is the best bet for this matchup. Both teams have solid goaltenders and strong defensive capabilities that could limit scoring opportunities.
Expect a game marked by strong defensive play and goaltending, resulting in fewer goals. For bettors, the under bet offers a favorable option for this contest.
Pick: Under 6.5 goals
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