Kraken vs Sharks Prediction - NHL Picks 1/30/24

San Jose Sharks (13-32-4) vs Seattle Kraken (21-18-10)

Game Info: Tuesday, January 30, 2024 at 10:30 pm (SAP Center at San Jose)

Betting Odds: San Jose Sharks +190 / Seattle Kraken -238 --- Over/Under: 6 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Seattle Kraken and San Jose Sharks face off on Tuesday in an NHL showdown at the SAP Center. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Kraken vs Sharks prediction.

Kraken Coming Off Another Win

Kraken faced off against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the last game and they were able to secure a 4-2 victory. Jordan Eberle had a strong game scoring two goals and adding an assist. The Kraken are averaging 2.84 goals while their defense is giving up 2.88 goals per game. The offense is ranked 27th while the defense is ranked 10th. At times the offense has been inconsistent but the defense has made up for it. Oliver Bjorkstrand has scored 13 goals and added 27 assists. 

Seattle Kraken Player Prop Facts

  • Andre Burakovsky has scored a goal in six of his last seven appearances with his team as a favorite against the Sharks.
  • Jared McCann has recorded at least one point in each of the Kraken's last eight night games.
  • Jared McCann has recorded an assist in seven of the Kraken's last eight night games.
  • Eeli Tolvanen has scored two goals against the Sharks this season - equal-most against any opponent.

Sharks Look to Bounce Back

The Sharks had been playing better, but they fell back to earth in the last game. The Sabres in the last game scored five goals against them and that was enough for the three goal victory. William Eklund had a strong game, putting two assists. The Sharks on the season are averaging 2.08 goals while their defense is giving up 3.91 goals per game. The offense is ranked 31st in the league while the defense is ranked 32nd. Thomas Hertl has scored 15 goals and added 19 assists so far this season. 

San Jose Sharks Player Prop Facts

  • Fabian Zetterlund has scored a goal in four of the Sharks' last five games against Pacific Division opponents.
  • Ty Emberson has recorded an assist in each of his last five home appearances after playing less than 20 minutes in the Sharks' last game.
  • Ty Emberson has recorded a point in each of his last six appearances at SAP Center at San Jose.
  • Anthony Duclair has recorded three blocks against the Kraken this season - equal-most against any opponent.

Kraken vs Sharks Betting Prediction

These are two offenses that have had struggles this season, and both teams are going to really struggle in this game. The Sharks are averaging only 2.08 goals per game and they are going to really struggle here. The Kraken’s offense also is going to struggle to get three goals here, and this game is going to stay under the total. Back the under to cash. There will only be four or five goals scored.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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