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San Jose Sharks vs Seattle Kraken Prediction 1-30-24 Picks

Seattle Kraken (21-18-10) vs. San Jose Sharks (13-32-4)
January 30, 2024 10:30 pm EDT
The Line: San Jose Sharks +190 / Seattle Kraken -238; Over/Under: +6
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The Seattle Kraken and the San Jose Sharks meet in NHL action from the SAP Center on Tuesday night. Who comes out on top in this Pacific division showdown? Let’s dive in and find out with our Kraken vs. Sharks Prediction.

Seattle Kraken Team Preview

The Seattle Kraken come into this one looking to build on a 4-2 win over Columbus in their last matchup. Oliver Bjorkstrand has a team-high 40 points with 13 goals and 27 assists while Vince Dunn has 37 points with a team-high 29 assists. Jared McCann has 35 points with a team-high 20 goals and Eeli Tolvanen has 30 points with 13 goals and 17 assists. Joey Daccord has gone 15-8-9 with a 2.36 GAA and a .920 save percentage in goal for Seattle this season while Philipp Grubauer is 5-9-1 with a 3.25 GAA and an .884 save percentage this season.

Seattle Kraken Team Facts

  • The Kraken have won seven of their last eight night games following a win.
  • The favorites have covered the puck line in eight of the Kraken’s last nine games.
  • The Kraken have won the second period in each of their last four games following a home win.
  • The ‘Over 1.5 Goals Period 1’ market has hit in eight of the Kraken’s last nine night games.

San Jose Sharks Team Preview

The San Jose Sharks come into this one looking to bounce back from a 5-2 loss to Buffalo last time out. Tomas Hertl has a team-high 15 goals and 19 assists for his team-leading 34 points while Fabian Zetterlund has 21 points with 14 goals. Mikael Granlund has 29 points with a team-high 24 assists while William Eklund also has 21 points with 8 goals and 13 assists on the year. MacKenzie Blackwood’s gone 7-17-3 between the pipes for the Sharks this season, posting a 3.63 GAA and an .896 save percentage while Kaapo Kahkonen is 6-14-1 with a 3.59 GAA and a .901 save percentage this season.

San Jose Sharks Team Facts

  • The Sharks have lost each of their last six games following a home loss.
  • The home team has covered the puck line in each of the last six games between the Kraken and Sharks.
  • The Sharks have lost the third period in each of their last six games following a home loss.
  • The ‘Over 1.5 Goals Period 3′ market has hit in 13 of the Sharks’ last 14 games as underdogs against Pacific Division opponents.

Kraken vs. Sharks Prediction

I’m on the over in this game. I just can’t trust Seattle right now and even when I was ready to trust San Jose, the Sharks go out and burn me. One thing you normally see when these two lock up is a bunch of goals, so why deviate from that? Give me the over here.

Chris Ruffolo's Free Pick: Over 6

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Chris joined the Sports Chat Place team in August 2016 and has a proven system that combines multiple analytical and situational statistics and trends to give out thousands of winning picks over the last three years with winning records across all of the top leagues, Follow Chris Ruffolo on Twitter @ruffthepickdawg

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