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New York Islanders vs Seattle Kraken Prediction 2-13-24 Picks

Seattle Kraken (21-20-10) vs. New York Islanders (22-18-12)
February 13, 2024 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: New York Islanders -149 / Seattle Kraken +120; Over/Under: +6
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The Seattle Kraken and New York Islanders face off on Tuesday in an NHL showdown at the Prudential Center. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Kraken vs Islanders prediction.

Kraken on Tired Legs

The Kraken could have tired legs heading into this game after playing on Monday night. The Kraken were struggling heading into Monday nights game against the New Jersey Devils losing two straight games. In the last game against the Philadelphia Flyers, the Kraken scored two goals, but the defense gave up three goals and they lost. Vince Dunn did finish with two assists. The Kraken are averaging 2.76 goals while their defense is giving up 2.86 goals per game. The offense is ranked 27th in the league while the defense is ranked 11th. Oliver Bjorkstrand has scored 13 goals and added 27 assists.

How Does the Islanders Defense Perform?

In the last game against the Calgary Flames, the Islanders scored two goals, but the defense wasn’t good enough and they ended up giving up five goals. Two games ago against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Islanders scored six goals and they ended up winning by four. The Islanders are averaging 2.94 goals while their defense is giving up 3.31 goals per game. The offense is ranked 20th in the league while the defense is ranked 25th. Mathew Barzal has scored 15 goals and added 40 assists. 

New York Islanders Team Facts

  • The Islanders have lost six of their last seven games as home favorites against Pacific Division opponents.
  • The Islanders have failed to cover the puck line in each of their last seven games as home favorites against Pacific Division opponents.
  • The Islanders have won the third period in seven of their last eight games as favorites following a loss.
  • The ‘Over 1.5 Goals Period 2′ market has hit in each of the Islanders’ last 15 home games.

Seattle Kraken Team Facts

  • The Kraken have lost nine of their last 10 night games following a road loss.
  • The Kraken have failed to cover the puck line in each of their last five games as underdogs.
  • The Kraken have lost the first period in eight of their last 10 games following a road loss.
  • The ‘Over 2.5 Goals Period 1’ market has hit in three of the Kraken’s last four games against Metropolitan Division opponents.

Kraken vs Islanders Betting Prediction

Even on tired legs, the Kraken are going to find success here. The Islanders offense is averaging only 2.94 goals and their defense hasn’t been great. The Kraken’s defense is going to step up here, and that is going to be the difference here. Look for the Islanders to struggle to score even a goal and it’s going to be the Kraken that will get the job done. Back the Kraken on the puck line. 

 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Kraken -1.5

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