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Vegas Golden Knights at Seattle Kraken Betting Preview

In a rematch of last season’s Western Conference Finals, the Vegas Golden Knights will take on the Seattle Kraken on Tuesday. This is also a rematch of the 2024 Winter Classic held on New Years Day.  The Kraken won that game.

Vegas has struggled a bit as of late, with a 3-6-1 record in their last 10 games. The Golden Knights have fallen into a third place tie with the Kings in the Pacific Division. Vegas and Los Angeles are tied for the final two spots in the Western Conference. They both sit 8 points ahead of Seattle and Calgary, who are looking to chase them down.

For Seattle, they are coming off a loss. The Kraken were blanked at home on Friday by the Jets. The Kraken are 28-24-11 on the season for 67 points. Seattle is 1412-5 at home this season. Seattle has played 63 games, and has a -5 goal differential on the season.

The Vegas Golden Knights are favorites on the road. Vegas is listed at -137.

Vegas Looking to Rebound

The Vegas Golden Knights have been pretty beat up all season. That is typical for a team coming off a long Stanley Cup run a season ago. Vegas hopes to get healthy and back on track in the final couple weeks of the season. The Golden Knights are 14th in offense, with 3.17 goals per game, Jonathan Marchessault leads the team with 35 goals and 21 assists.

In between the pipes for the Golden Knights is projected to be Adin Hill. Hill has made 26 starts this season and allowed 2.53 goals per game. In his last game, Hill picked up a win over Detroit to snap a three game losing streak.

Vegas is at Calgary on Thursday, and then will come home and host four straight games. The Golden Knights will take on the Devils, Lightning, Kraken and Blue Jackets. The next road game is March 25th in St. Louis.

Kraken Desperate for Points

For Seattle, they have struggled to score all season long. The Kraken are scoring just 2.71 goals per game. The top scorer for the Krakenhas been Jared McCann, with 27 goals. He also has 25 assists, to lead with 52 total points. Vince Dunn leads the team in assists, with 34 on the season.

The Goaltending has been pretty solid for Seattle on the season. The Kraken are allowing just 2.78 goals per game. Seattle expects to use Phillip Grubauer in this game. This would be his 22nd game of the season. He is allowing just 2.76 goals per game.

The Kraken are at home for three more games after this game. Seattle will host the Capitals on Thursday, Predators on Saturday and Sabres on Monday. The next road game for Seattle will be in Vegas against the Golden Knights.

Kraken Top Golden Knights

Seattle is going to win this game. The Kraken seem to be playing against Vegas pretty well this season. Something’s not quite right with the Golden Knights.

They will likely still bounce back and get to the postseason, but Seattle is going to make things interesting with a win here. Our final bet for this game on Tuesday is the Seattle Kraken +114 over the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday!

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