Betting on today's Canadiens and Kraken game? Catch the action at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, WA, as the Kraken hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on ESPN+. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 6 goals, and the Kraken are favored by -1.5 against the Canadiens.

MONTREAL CANADIENS VS SEATTLE KRAKEN BETTING PICK

The Pick: Seattle Kraken -1.5

This game will be played at Climate Pledge Arena at 9:00 ET on Sunday, March 24th.

WHY BET THE SEATTLE KRAKEN:

  • Coming in as 1.5 goal favorites, our projections have the Kraken picking up a 4-3 win.
  • Take the Kraken on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Canadiens (+1.5)

Can Montreal Pull Off A Win at Climate Pledge Arena?

Montreal enters tonight's game in 8th place in the Atlantic Division with a record of 25-32-12. In the Eastern Conference, they are 15th with 62 points.

On the road, the Canadiens are 12-15-8 this season and have lost four straight games. As the underdog, Montreal has gone 20-31-12 this season.

Montreal enters the game with a puck line record of 44-25 and has gone 7-3 against the puck line in their last 10 games. So far this season, the Canadiens have been the underdog in all but six games and have gone 42-21 against the puck line as the underdog.

On the road, Montreal has a puck line record of 22-13 and has gone 5-5 against the puck line in their last ten road games. Overall, the Canadiens have 16 wins by one goal and nine wins by multiple goals.

For the season, Montreal's games have finished with an average of 6.3 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.3. Overall, the Canadiens have an over/under record of 34-33-2.

When looking at their past three road matchups, Montreal has an puck line record of 1-2 while averaging 1 per game. The team went 0-3 overall in these games.

On offense, the Canadiens are averaging 2.7 goals per game which is 28th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 27th in the league. This season, the Canadiens have a 6-9 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 19-22 record.

Montreal will be looking for a good game from Nick Suzuki who leads the team in scoring with 27 goals, ranking 36th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 37 assists so far.

Defensively, the Kraken come into the season ranked 17th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29.8 shots per game against Seattle. For the season, they are ranked 22nd in shutouts, coming in with 3 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Seattle, goalie Cayden Primeau has started 15 games in this season. His current record is 6-7, and his save percentage stands at 0.418%.

Is It the Kraken Game to Lose at Home?

At 28-29-13, the Kraken are 12th in the Western Conference and 6th in the Pacific Division. They have lost five straight games, including their last three at home. On the season, Seattle is 14-15-6 at home and has been favored in 23 of their 69 games.

Over their last ten games, the Kraken have gone just 2-8, and they have lost their last five games overall. As the favorite, Seattle is on a two-game losing streak.

At home, the Kraken have gone 17-18 against the puck line this season, and they have an average scoring margin of -0.2 goals per game. So far, Seattle has gone 38-31 against the puck line, including 16 wins by multiple goals.

Coming into this game, the Kraken have dropped three straight games against the puck line at home, and they are just 5-5 in their last ten games against the puck line at home. Overall, Seattle has gone 9-14 against the puck line when favored this season.

For the season, Seattle's games have finished with an average of 5.6 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6. Overall, the Kraken have an over/under record of 29-36-4.

Through their last three road contests, the Canadiens offense has averaged 1 goals per game while allowing an average of 4. Montreal posted an overall record of 0-3 while going 1-2 ATS.

For their offensive performance, the Kraken come in averaging 2.6 goals per game this season, which is 29th in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 26th in the league. This season, the Kraken have a 10-12 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 17-16 record.

Seattle will be looking for a good game from Jared McCann who leads the team in scoring with 27 goals, ranking 38th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 27 assists so far.

In terms of defense, the Kraken head into the game ranked 17th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 29.8 shots per game against Seattle. So far, they are 22nd in shutouts, achieving 3 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Philipp Grubauer has started 26 games this season. His current record stands at 10-12, and his save percentage is 0.609%.