Avalanche vs. Kraken NHL Playoffs First Round Game 4: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Avalanche vs. Kraken NHL Playoffs First Round Game 4: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

NHL Predictions

The Colorado Avalanche take the road against the Seattle Kraken in Game 4 of the NHL Playoffs First Round on Monday, April 24, starting at 10:00 PM ET on TBS, SN360, TVAS, ROOT Sports NW, and ALT. The Avalanche are up 2-1. Bookmakers favor the Avalanche in this matchup, listing them -155 odds on the moneyline against the Kraken (+131).

Avalanche vs. Kraken Odds

  • Favorite: Avalanche (-155)
  • Underdog: Kraken (+131)
  • Over/under: 6

When is Avalanche vs. Kraken and when does it start?

This contest between the Avalanche and Kraken will happen on Monday, April 24, 2023. Be ready to see the puck drop at 10:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Avalanche vs. Kraken

The Avalanche and Kraken will take to the ice at Climate Pledge Arena for this matchup on April 24, and if you would like to see the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on TBS, SN360, TVAS, ROOT Sports NW, and ALT.

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Who Will Win Avalanche vs. Kraken?

Avalanche and Kraken Betting Trends

  • Colorado’s games this season have finished above this matchup’s total of 6 goals 45 times.
  • Seattle has played 51 games this season that ended with over 6 goals.
  • The teams average 6.9 goals per game combined, 0.9 more than this match’s total.
  • Opponents of these teams score 5.8 goals per game combined, 0.2 fewer than this match’s over/under.
  • The Avalanche have a 42-23 record when listed as a moneyline favorite this season.
  • This season the Kraken have won 19 of the 45 games, or 42.2%, in which they’ve been an underdog.

Avalanche Stats & Insights

  • The Avalanche net the 10th-most goals in the NHL, averaging 3.3 per game for a total of 274 this season.
  • On defense, the Avalanche have been one of the best units in league competition, giving up 223 goals to rank ninth.
  • With a +51 goal differential, they’re ranked eighth-best in the NHL.
  • The Avalanche convert 10.1% of their shots, ranking 17th in the league.
  • The Avalanche’s players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 19.7 hits and 13.6 blocked shots per game.
  • In the past 10 contests, the Avalanche have gone 8-1-1 (85.0% of possible points).
  • They have put up 38 goals over that stretch.
  • Defensively, the Avalanche have given up 28 goals (2.8 per game) in those 10 outings.

Kraken Stats & Insights

  • The Kraken’s 289 total goals (3.5 per game) are the fourth-most in the NHL.
  • The Kraken’s 252 total goals conceded (3.1 per game) rank 14th in the league.
  • They have a +37 goal differential, which is 10th-best in the league.
  • The Kraken are shooting 11.6% (second in the league).
  • The Kraken have not had a shutout win yet this season.
  • In their past 10 games, the Kraken have gone 6-4-0 to earn 80.0% of the possible points.
  • They are scoring at a 3.9 goals-per-game average (39 total) over that stretch.
  • Over on the defensive side, the Kraken have allowed 24 goals (2.4 per game) over those 10 matchups.

Avalanche Key Players to Watch

  • Nathan MacKinnon has been a major player for Colorado this season, with 111 points in 71 games.
  • Mikko Rantanen has 105 points (1.3 per game), scoring 55 goals and adding 50 assists.
  • Alexandar Georgiev has a record of 40-16-6. He has conceded 155 goals (2.5 goals against average) and racked up 1748 saves with a .918 save percentage (ninth-best in the league).

Kraken Key Players to Watch

  • Jared McCann has recorded 40 goals (0.5 per game) and dished out 30 assists (0.4 per game), averaging 2.7 shots per game and shooting 19%. That makes him among the leaders for Seattle with 70 total points (0.9 per game).
  • Seattle’s Vince Dunn has racked up 64 total points (0.8 per game), with 14 goals and 50 assists.
  • Martin Jones has a 27-13-3 record this season, with an .886 save percentage (46th in the league). In 48 games, he has 1014 saves, and has given up 131 goals (3.0 goals against average).

Avalanche vs. Kraken Injuries

  • Avalanche: Jack Johnson: Questionable (Lower Body), Valeri Nichushkin: Questionable (Personal Reasons), Gabriel Landeskog: Out (Knee), Darren Helm: Questionable (Undisclosed)
  • Kraken: Andre Burakovsky: Out (Lower Body), Joonas Donskoi: Out (Upper Body), John Hayden: Out (Lower Body), Morgan Geekie: Probable (Personal Reasons)

Avalanche vs. Kraken Prediction

  • Puck Line Pick:

    Kraken (+1.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (6)

  • Score Prediction:
    Kraken 4 – Avalanche 3

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