Seattle Kraken (2-4-2) vs. Florida Panthers (3-3-0)
Seattle Kraken vs. Florida Panthers 10/28/23 – On Saturday, October 28th, 2023, according to the NHL game day insights, the Seattle Kraken, boasting a record of 2-4-2, will face the Florida Panthers, who have a current record of 3-3-0. This anticipated encounter between the Kraken and Panthers will unfold at the esteemed Amerant Bank Arena, with enthusiasts keenly awaiting the results of this competition between the two teams.
Leading the offensive charge for the Seattle Kraken are Vince Dunn, Oliver Bjorkstrand, and Jaden Schwartz. Dunn, demonstrating commendable playmaking prowess, has accumulated 7 points over the last 8 games, consisting of one goal and six assists. Bjorkstrand and Schwartz, contributing with 7 and 5 points respectively, are vital components of the Kraken’s offense. Given the Florida Panthers’ robust defensive strategies, the Kraken’s offensive leaders must deliver optimal performances to penetrate the Panthers’ defensive line.
On the other side, Florida Panthers’ offensive strategy is led by Sam Reinhart, Evan Rodrigues and Aleksander Barkov. Reinhart has shown stellar goal-scoring abilities with seven goals and two assists across six games; Rodrigues and Barkov contributed 8 and 6 points respectively to Reinhart in forward lines. Seattle Krakens defensive units must face an uphill task neutralizing such an explosive Florida team; therefore staying sharp at all times.
Seattle Kraken vs. Florida Panthers Game Info
|When:||Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 6:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Amerant Bank Arena|
Goaltender Joey Daccord vs. Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky
Seattle’s Joey Daccord has displayed an outstanding save percentage of 0.91 in four games played so far. With an average goal against per game average of 2.83 and 121 saves to his name, Daccord will play an instrumental role in counteracting Florida’s offensive attacks. His performances thus far indicate he’s in good shape to help defend Seattle against Florida’s offensive threats.
On the other side, Sergei Bobrovsky from Florida Panthers, with a save percentage of 0.899 in 5 games, has displayed his expertise between the sticks. Bobrovsky will be essential in stopping the offensive onslaught of the Kraken, given their recent form and attacking prowess.
NHL Odds/Point Spread: Florida Panthers -157, Total Odds: 6.5
With the betting odds favoring the Florida Panthers at a Moneyline of -157 and a total odds of 6.5, bettors are inclined towards the Panthers. This indicates a belief in the Panthers’ capability to outperform the Kraken in this matchup. However, given the recent performances of both teams and the individual player statistics, this game might be tighter than what the odds suggest. It’s crucial for bettors to analyze both teams’ strengths and weaknesses before making a final decision.
Seattle Kraken Betting Trends
The Kraken have seen their games go under the total in 7 of their last 9 matches. Their recent form has been shaky with a 2-7 SU in their last 9 games and a concerning 1-7 SU in their last 8 games on the road. Interestingly, the total has gone over in 4 of their last 5 games against Atlantic Division teams, hinting at the possibility of a high-scoring game.
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
For the Panthers, the total has gone under in 13 of their last 20 games. Additionally, they’ve been underperforming against teams from the Western Conference, as suggested by their 1-5 SU in their last 6 games. However, they seem to have an advantage when playing as the favorite, with the total going under in 4 of their last 6 such games.
Seattle Kraken vs. Florida Panthers 10/28/23 Betting Picks
Based on the data, while the Florida Panthers are the favorites, the Seattle Kraken have shown resilience, especially with the performance of their key players and goaltender. Bettors should exercise caution while placing their wagers, and it’s recommended to consider the under, given the past trends of both teams.
Considering both teams’ recent forms and individual player stats, we predict a closely contested game, with a potential scoreline of 3-2 in favor of the Florida Panthers. This matchup will undoubtedly provide premium game analysis and insights for those closely following the NHL season.
Free Pick and Prediction: Florida Panthers 3, Seattle Kraken 2.