Planning on watching today's Kraken and Devils game? Catch the action at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, as the Devils hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 6.5 goals, with the Devils being the favored by -1.5 goals against the Kraken.

SEATTLE KRAKEN VS NEW JERSEY DEVILS BETTING PICK

The Pick: New Jersey Devils -1.5

This game will be played at Prudential Center at 7:00 ET on Monday, February 12th.

WHY BET THE NEW JERSEY DEVILS:

  • With a 1.5-goal advantage on the spread, our projections favor the Devils to secure a 4-3 victory.
  • Take the Devils on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Kraken (+1.5)

Can the Kraken Pull the Upset on the Road?

Seattle comes into this game with an overall record of 21-20-10. In the Western Conference, they are in 11th place and 6th in the Pacific Division. On the road, the Kraken have gone 10-11-6 this season. Over their last ten games, Seattle has gone just 3-7 and has lost two games in a row.

When playing as the underdog, the Kraken have gone 10-16-7 this season and have lost five straight games in that situation. Against other teams in the Western Conference, Seattle has gone 10-18 this season.

Seattle comes into this game with a puck line record of 28-23 for the season, and they are 12-12 on the road. So far, the Kraken have 12 wins by multiple goals and 16 losses by multiple goals.

Over their last ten road games, Seattle has gone 5-5 against the puck line, and their average scoring margin on the road is -.5 goals per game. In their last ten games vs. the puck line, the Kraken have gone just 4-6.

For the season, the average number of goals per game in matchups featuring Seattle is 5.7. The season's average over/under line is currently at 6.1. The Kraken come in with an over/under record of 21-26-4.

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

When looking at their offense, the Kraken have an average of 2.8 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 27th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 25th in the league. This year, the Kraken have recorded a 8-8 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 12-12 record.

Seattle's current leading scorer is Jared McCann. This season, he has 21 goals, which puts him 38th in the NHL. McCann also comes into the game with 15 assists.

The Devils' defense comes into the game with a ranking of 20th in takeaways and an average of 6.7 takeaways per contest. They hold 27th place in the NHL for goals allowed, with an average of 3.2 goals given up per game.

Entering the game, goalie Joey Daccord has started 32 games this season. His current record stands at 15-10, and his save percentage is 0.923%.

Will the Devils Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?

At home this season, the Devils are 11-12-2 and have been favored in 35 of their 50 games. In the Eastern Conference, New Jersey is currently 10th and has gone 16-14 against other teams in the East. Over their last ten games, the Devils have lost seven games and come into today's game having lost two straight.

Overall, New Jersey has a record of 25-22-4 and has picked up 54 points. Against other teams in the Metropolitan Division, the Devils have gone 8-7 this year. In their last five games, New Jersey has only won once and have gone 1-4 over their previous ten games.

At home this season, the Devils have a puck line record of just 3-22, and their overall puck line record is at 17-33. So far, they have had 13 wins by multiple goals and 12 wins by just one goal.

Over their last ten home games, New Jersey has a puck line record of just 2-8, and their average scoring margin at home this year is at -.5 goals per game. So far, the team has been the favorite in 35 games, and their puck line record as the favorite is at 10-25.

This season, New Jersey's games are averaging 6.9 goals per game. Their average over/under line is 6.5. The Devils currently have an over/under record of 30-19-1.

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

On offense, the Devils are averaging 3.4 goals per game which is 9th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 17th in the league. Coming into the game, the Devils have a 18-11 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 7-10.

New Jersey's current leading scorer is Tyler Toffoli. This season, he has 21 goals, which puts him 31st in the NHL. Toffoli also comes into the game with 13 assists.

Entering the game, the Devils' defense ranks 20th in takeaways, averaging 6.7 takeaways per contest. In the NHL, they currently stand at 27th in terms of goals allowed, giving up an average of 3.2 goals per game.

Goalie Vitek Vanecek gets the start and has made 29 starts this season. His record at this point is 17-9, and his save percentage is 0.779%.