Seattle Kraken vs. Winnipeg Jets Player Props, Picks and Predictions – Tuesday, Mar. 05

Nov 7, 2023; St. Louis, Missouri, USA; Winnipeg Jets center Mark Scheifele (55) controls the puck as St. Louis Blues defenseman Colton Parayko (55) defends during the third period at Enterprise Center.
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We have your Seattle Kraken vs. Winnipeg Jets prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Seattle Kraken hit the road to face the Winnipeg Jets.

The Winnipeg Jets (39-16-5) are set to host the Seattle Kraken (27-23-11) in a clash that pits the second-place team in the Western Conference against the 11th-ranked contender. With the Jets aiming to extend their home win streak and the Kraken looking to climb the standings, this matchup promises to be a battle of will and skill on the ice.

Seattle Kraken vs. Winnipeg Jets Odds Info

Moneyline: Seattle Kraken +145 (Bet365) / Winnipeg Jets -170 (Bet365)

Puck Line: -1.5 – Seattle Kraken -167 (BetRivers) / Winnipeg Jets +145 (PointsBet)

Total: 5.5 – -110 (FanDuel) / -110 (FanDuel)

Game Info

Date: Tuesday, Mar. 05

Time: 08:00 PM

Location: Canada Life Centre – Winnipeg, MB


Seattle Kraken Betting Trends

  • This season, the Seattle Kraken have hit 27 overs and 34 unders.
  • On the road this season, the Seattle Kraken have hit 13 overs and 18 unders.
  • As the underdog this season, the Seattle Kraken have hit 14 overs and 25 unders.

Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends

  • This season, the Winnipeg Jets have hit 27 overs and 33 unders.
  • At home this season, the Winnipeg Jets have hit 14 overs and 16 unders.
  • As the favorite this season, the Winnipeg Jets have hit 19 overs and 21 unders.

Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis

Over the course of the last two seasons, the Seattle Kraken and the Winnipeg Jets have faced off three times, with the Jets emerging victorious in two of those encounters. The games, which took place between November 2022 and February 2023, saw the home team win twice, indicating a slight home-ice advantage. When it comes to betting statistics, the Jets have also had the upper hand, covering the spread in two out of the three games, while the Kraken covered once. Interestingly, all three games resulted in the total score going under the set over-under line, suggesting a trend of lower-scoring games between these two teams. Other notable statistics from these matchups include the Jets outshooting the Kraken in two of the three games, with a particularly dominant 40-29 shot advantage in the most recent game. The Kraken’s power play percentage stood at 25% in the last game, while the Jets had a superior faceoff win percentage of 54.1%.

The most recent game between the Seattle Kraken and the Winnipeg Jets, played on February 14, 2023, ended in a 2-2 tie after regulation and overtime, with the Jets securing a 2-0 victory in the shootout. The scoring opened in the second period with Blake Wheeler netting a wrist shot for the Jets, followed by a tip-in goal from John Hayden of the Kraken. Jared McCann then gave the Kraken a temporary lead with a slap shot goal, only for Pierre-Luc Dubois to tie the game for the Jets in the third period. The Jets, who were the favorites with a closing moneyline of -125, managed to win despite the Kraken’s closing moneyline being a close +103. The game’s final score spread was -1, with the Jets as the home favorites, and the Kraken covering the spread as the underdog. The total score of 5 fell under the closing over-under of 6.5, continuing the trend of unders in matchups between these teams.

Seattle Kraken vs. Winnipeg Jets Predictions

The Winnipeg Jets enter this game with a strong home record and a two-game winning streak, showcasing their dominance at the Canada Life Centre. With offensive leaders like Kyle Connor and Mark Scheifele, who have been pivotal in the team’s scoring efforts, the Jets have been a force to reckon with. Their defensive game has been equally impressive, with Josh Morrissey leading the charge from the blue line. The Jets’ ability to capitalize on power plays and maintain a high faceoff win percentage has been a key factor in their success this season.

On the other side of the rink, the Seattle Kraken are coming off a win and looking to build momentum. Jared McCann has been a standout performer for the Kraken, leading the team in both goals and points. Vince Dunn has been instrumental in setting up scoring opportunities, making them a duo that the Jets’ defense will need to closely monitor. The Kraken’s recent performances have shown resilience, and their power play percentage indicates that they can be dangerous when given the chance.

This game will likely hinge on key player matchups and the ability of each team’s stars to perform under pressure. The Jets will rely on their strong defensive structure and home-ice advantage, while the Kraken will look to their top scorers to penetrate the Jets’ defense. With both teams having a lot to play for, this game could very well come down to goaltending and special teams execution. Fans should keep an eye on the battle between the pipes and which team can stay more disciplined and take advantage of their opportunities.

Seattle Kraken vs. Winnipeg Jets Pick

The historical head-to-head data between the Seattle Kraken and the Winnipeg Jets suggests a trend towards lower-scoring games, with all three previous encounters going under the set over-under line. This trend is likely to continue, considering the Jets’ strong defensive play at home and the Kraken’s recent resilience in their games. Both teams have shown the ability to be disciplined and the goaltending on each side has been solid, which could lead to a tightly contested match with fewer scoring opportunities. The Jets’ ability to control the game with a high faceoff win percentage and the Kraken’s power play efficiency will be crucial, but the defensive structures of both teams are expected to prevail, keeping the total score low.

Furthermore, the current odds and betting trends reinforce the under pick for this matchup. The Jets have been successful at home, and their recent games have seen them maintain a strong defensive front, contributing to their winning streak. The Kraken, while not as dominant in the standings, have been competitive and will likely focus on a defensive strategy to counter the Jets’ offensive threats. Given these factors, along with the historical trend of unders in their matchups, the under pick appears to be the more prudent choice for this game.

The Pick: Under 5.5 -110 (FanDuel)

Seattle Kraken vs. Winnipeg Jets Player Prop Picks

Here are the players who have hit over their current prop line in at least 7 of their last 10 games.

Seattle Kraken

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Jaden Schwartz Shots On Goal 1.5 7/10 -190 +145 2.4 2.34
Jared McCann Shots On Goal 2.5 7/10 -140 +110 3.0 2.94
Jared McCann Points 0.5 8/10 -125 -105 1.3 1.15
Jordan Eberle Shots On Goal 2.5 7/10 +135 -175 3.0 2.95
Eeli Tolvanen Shots On Goal 1.5 7/10 -160 +124 2.5 2.45

Winnipeg Jets

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Kyle Connor Points 0.5 8/10 -230 +175 1.3 1.2
Josh Morrissey Assists 0.5 7/10 +100 -130 1.5 1.5
Josh Morrissey Points 0.5 7/10 -135 +105 1.6 1.6