Seattle Kraken vs Colorado Avalanche 4-30-23 NHL Prediction, Analysis and Odds

Seattle Kraken vs Colorado Avalanche 4/30/23 – On Sunday afternoon at Ball Arena in Seattle, Colorado Avalanche will face Seattle Kraken for Game 7 of their series. The Kraken are coming into this game having amassed 100 points this regular season and finishing with 46-28-8 overall record and 26-11-4 road record where they will compete this time around. The Avalanche came into this game having earned 109 points and posted a 51-24-7 overall record with 22-13-6 home records during their regular season; where they will host this matchup. The Colorado Avalanche will be winning here according to NHL postseason tips today by the experts.

Seattle Kraken vs Colorado Avalanche

Date & Time: Sunday, April 30, 2023 at 9:30 PM ET

Location: Ball Arena Denver, CO


Seattle Kraken vs Colorado Avalanche 4/30/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: +180

Puckline: +1.5 (-145)

Total: 5.5 over (-118)


Moneyline: -201

Puckline: -1.5 (+125)

Total: 5.5 under (+107)

Seattle Kraken vs Colorado Avalanche Analysis

Seattle Kraken are hoping to rectify some issues after suffering a 4-1 defeat against Avalanche in Game 6. They didn’t have their best offensive showing on the ice and only scored once out of 23 shots they put on goal during this loss. Seattle had three power play opportunities, yet were unable to capitalize. Seattle amassed 12 penalty minutes during this game. Seattle Kraken opponents have taken advantage of 236 power play opportunities and scored 55 goals from those chances. Seattle Kraken have faced 2,215 shots against them with an effective save percentage of 0.886. Seattle has attempted 2,497 shots and owns an 11.6% shot percentage when playing even strength matches. When these match-ups have taken place, Seattle has conceded 197 goals while scoring 241. Seattle entered this season with 243 power play opportunities and have scored 48 goals on them, netting them 19.75% success rates on those opportunities and earning them 100 points overall, leading them to earn their point % at 0.610. Seattle Kraken have scored 289 goals this year while giving up 252. Philipp Grubauer will serve as goaltender in this game. Grubauer has seen action in 308 NHL games during his career and holds an overall record of 144-106-30; starting 277 times.

Colorado Avalanche had five power play opportunities in Game 6, yet was unable to capitalize. They scored four of 39 shots they attempted. Colorado has attempted 2,727 shots and recorded a shooting percentage of 10.05% while allowing their opponents 2,539 attempts. Their penalty kill percentage stands at 79.27% for 246 power play chances against them while their save percentage currently sits at 91.2%. They have earned 257 power play chances and boasted a power play percentage of 24.90%. Colorado Avalanche have amassed 210 goals at even strength while scoring 64 more with more men on the ice. Colorado Avalanche have allowed 223 goals this season; including 172 at even strength and 51 when playing shorthanded. As of now, Colorado have scored 274 goals with an overall point total of 107 points and points percentage of 0.660. Alexandar Georgiev can be found manning the other end of the ice, guarding its crease. With an overall mark of 98-64-17 and participating in 191 contests, Georgiev boasts an impressive career record.

Seattle Kraken vs Colorado Avalanche Against the Spread

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Seattle’s last 9 games. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle’s last 5 games on the road. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado. Seattle are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Central Division division. Seattle are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games played on a Sunday.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado’s last 6 games. Colorado are 13-5 SU in their last 18 games. The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Colorado’s last 10 games against Seattle. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado’s last 5 games at home. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado’s last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle.

Seattle Kraken vs Colorado Avalanche Free Pick

The Avalanche were on the brink of elimination when they traveled to Seattle, down 3-2 in their series, yet used their playoff experience and held on for an unexpected road win to force game 7 back home. Now back home, the Avalanche have all of their momentum back and as reigning champions they won’t go down easy on home ice according to the latest NHL betting trends. The Kraken have also struggled without top goal scorer Jared McCann and it showed as they lost 4-1 at home ice in their most recent matchup. 

Free Pick: Colorado Avalanche -1.5 (+125)