Oilers vs. Kraken betting preview

Media by Associated Press: Edmonton Oilers centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins during an NHL hockey game

Saturday’s NHL matchup between the Edmonton Oilers (38-23-8) and the Seattle Kraken (38-23-7) at Climate Pledge Arena sees the Oilers favored on the road (-134 moneyline odds to win) against the Kraken (+114). The game starts at 4:00 PM ET on ESPN+, SportsNet, ROOT Sports NW, and SN1.

Here is the information you need to place your NHL bets on this contest.


Oilers to win vs Kraken -134

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Oilers vs. Kraken betting lines

  • Favorite: Oilers (-134)
  • Underdog: Kraken (+114)
  • Over/under: 6.5

Oilers vs. Kraken Quick Facts

  • Edmonton and its opponent have combined to put up more than 6.5 goals in 47 of 69 games this season.
  • Seattle has combined with its opponent to score more than 6.5 goals in 32 of 68 games this season.
  • The combined goals scored average of these two clubs, 7.4, is 0.8 more than Saturday’s over/under.
  • The 6.4 goals per game that these two teams give up combined are 0.1 less than the 6.5-goal over/under set for this match.

Oilers Stats, Moneyline & Leaders

Oilers Season Stat Insights

  • The Oilers are the highest-scoring unit in the league with an average of 3.9 goals per game, resulting in 268 this season.
  • On defense, the Oilers have conceded 227 goals (3.3 per game) to rank 22nd in league action.
  • The team has the league’s sixth-best goal differential at +41 this season.
  • The 76 power-play goals the Oilers have scored this season (on 238 power-play chances) lead the league.
  • The Oilers have a league-best 31.9% power-play conversion rate this season.
  • The 13 shorthanded goals the Oilers have scored this season are the most in the league.
  • The Oilers have the league’s 25th-ranked penalty-kill percentage at 75.3%.
  • The Oilers’ players win 50.4% of their faceoffs to rank 16th in the NHL.
  • The Oilers have an 11.7% shooting percentage as a team (leading the league).
  • The Oilers have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 22.6 hits and 12.8 blocked shots per game.

Oilers Moneyline

  • In 49 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Edmonton has been victorious 25 times.
  • In 36 games with shorter than -134 moneyline odds this season, the Oilers have won 19.
  • Edmonton has a 57.3% chance of winning this game, per the moneyline odds.

Oilers Leaders

  • Connor McDavid: 57 goals and 74 assists
  • Leon Draisaitl: 44 goals and 57 assists
  • Ryan Nugent-Hopkins: 31 goals and 52 assists
  • Stuart Skinner: 21-14-4 record, .912 save percentage, 113 goals given up

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Kraken Stats, Moneyline & Leaders

Kraken Stats Insights

  • The Kraken’s 236 total goals (3.5 per game) are the sixth-most in the league.
  • The Kraken’s 214 total goals conceded (3.2 per game) rank 16th in the league.
  • They have a +22 goal differential, which ranks 11th in the league.
  • The Kraken have recorded 39 power-play goals this season, which ranks 23rd in the NHL (on 200 power-play chances).
  • The Kraken have the league’s 24th-ranked power-play conversion rate of 19.5%.
  • The Kraken have scored four shorthanded goals this season (27th among NHL teams).
  • The Kraken’s 26th-ranked penalty kill rate is 74.5%.
  • The Kraken have the league’s 31st-ranked faceoff win rate (45.2%).
  • The 11.5% shooting percentage the Kraken have amassed ranks second in the league.
  • The Kraken have not yet shut out an opponent this season.

Kraken Moneyline Insights

  • This season the Kraken have 17 wins in the 37 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • Seattle has gone 14-10 when bookmakers have listed them as underdogs of +114 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline implies a 46.7% chance to win for the Kraken.

Kraken Leaders

  • Vince Dunn: 13 goals and 43 assists
  • Jared McCann: 33 goals and 20 assists
  • Jordan Eberle: 15 goals and 37 assists
  • Martin Jones: 24-11-3 record, .887 save percentage, 119 goals conceded
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