Flames vs Kraken Prediction NHL Picks Today 3/4

Flames vs Kraken Prediction NHL Picks Today 3/4

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Preview: Seattle Kraken vs. Calgary Flames Prediction

 

Seattle Kraken

Preview

The Seattle Kraken, with a record of 26-23-11, are facing the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome. This preview provides an overview of the matchup, including player statistics, recent team performances, and expectations for the game scheduled on March 4, 2024, at 7:30 PM.

Team Overview

The Kraken have shown resilience throughout the season, although they've had their share of challenges. With their recent performances, they aim to secure a victory against the Flames.

Goaltender Comparison

Name Wins L OTL SO GA/G SV%
J. Daccord 16 12 10 2 2.45 .919
P. Grubauer 9 10 1 1 2.79 .899

Scoring Leaders

Jared McCann leads the Kraken's scoring charts with 47 points, comprising 25 goals and 22 assists.

Injury Report

  • Andre Burakovsky (LW) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Mar 4)

Team Stats

Category Value
GF/G 2.72
GA/G 2.78

Recent Performances

The Kraken have had mixed results in their recent games, with a loss against the Edmonton Oilers (3/2) and a win against the Pittsburgh Penguins (2/29).

 

Calgary Flames

Preview

The Calgary Flames, with a record of 30-25-5, are hosting the Seattle Kraken at the Scotiabank Saddledome. This preview offers insights into the upcoming clash, highlighting player statistics, recent team performances, and expectations for the game scheduled on March 4, 2024, at 7:30 PM.

Team Overview

The Flames have been on a decent streak lately, looking to extend their winning run against the Kraken.

Goaltender Comparison

Name Wins L OTL SO GA/G SV%
J. Markstrom 21 15 2 2 2.57 .914
D. Vladar 8 7 2 0 3.21 .890
D. Wolf 1 3 1 0 3.91 .878

Scoring Leaders

Nazem Kadri leads the Flames' scoring charts with 52 points, comprising 22 goals and 30 assists.

Injury Report

  • Connor Zary (C) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Mar 4)
  • Andrei Kuzmenko (LW) - Day-To-Day (Estimated return: Mar 3)

Team Stats

Category Value
GF/G 3.15
GA/G 3.05

Recent Performances

The Flames have been in good form, securing wins against the Pittsburgh Penguins (3/2) and the Los Angeles Kings (2/27).

 

Prediction

Given the recent performances of both goaltenders and the defensive capabilities of both teams, the under of 5.5 goals seems like a prudent choice for this matchup. The Kraken and the Flames have shown a tendency towards tighter defensive play in their recent games, and with key players on both sides returning from injury, we can expect a more cautious approach, leading to fewer scoring opportunities.

Pick: Under 5.5 goals

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