Blue Jackets vs. Kraken Prediction and Odds - Jan 28, 2023

Blue Jackets vs. Kraken Prediction and Odds - Jan 28, 2023

The Seattle Kraken take on the Columbus Blue Jackets in NHL action at Climate Pledge Arena on Saturday, starting at 10:00PM ET.

Dimers' best betting picks for Blue Jackets vs. Kraken, plus game predictions, betting odds and projected player stats, are featured in this article.


Who will win Blue Jackets vs. Kraken?

Using advanced machine learning and data, has simulated Saturday's Blue Jackets-Kraken NHL game 10,000 times.

Dimers' proven predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, currently gives the Kraken a 66% chance of defeating the Blue Jackets.

More: Free Betting Analysis for Blue Jackets vs. Kraken

Blue Jackets vs. Kraken Current Odds

  • Puck Line: Kraken -1.5 (-102), Blue Jackets +1.5 (-110)
  • Moneyline: Kraken -250, Blue Jackets +215
  • Total: Over/Under 6.5 (-110/-105)

Puck Line, Moneyline and Over/Under

The Kraken are listed as -1.5 favorites against the Blue Jackets, with -102 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.

For the underdog Blue Jackets (+1.5) to cover the puck line, PointsBet has the best odds currently on offer at -110.

BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Kraken at -250. That means you can risk $250 to win $100, for a total payout of $350, if they get the W.

Elsewhere, DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Blue Jackets at +215, where you can bet $100 to profit $215, earning a total payout of $315, if they win.

The Over/Under for total goals scored is set at 6.5 with PointsBet, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -110, while DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best odds for the Under at -105.

As always, make sure you check the sportsbooks you have access to in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, the Blue Jackets (+1.5) are a 55% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 6.5 goals is a 52% chance of going Under.

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Best Bets for Blue Jackets vs. Kraken


Our best bets are based on world-class simulations and gambling expertise to bring you the best possible plays 24/7.

While the Kraken are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, taking the Blue Jackets moneyline is the best option because of the 1.8% edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently on offer.

Taking advantage of the edges seen on is pivotal to being profitable in the long run.

Blue Jackets vs. Kraken Prediction

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Dimers has full coverage of Saturday's Blue Jackets-Kraken matchup, including pregame predictions, free picks, and live win probabilities.

Blue Jackets vs. Kraken Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Blue Jackets vs. Kraken? The data is in.

Featured below are the most likely first goal and most likely anytime goal scorers for both the Blue Jackets and Kraken.

And you know what, we provide this information to you for FREE to help you choose the best prop bets for Saturday's game.

According to DimersBOT, Seattle's Jared McCann is most likely to score the first goal in Blue Jackets vs. Kraken.

DimersBOT gives McCann a 7.9% chance of scoring the first goal at Climate Pledge Arena, while the Kraken star is a 38.7% chance of netting an anytime goal.

Scroll down for the full list of first and anytime goal scorer probabilities.


First Goal Scorer Probabilities

Columbus Blue Jackets

  • Patrik Laine: 7.4% probability
  • Kirill Marchenko: 5.9% probability
  • Johnny Gaudreau: 5.7% probability
  • Boone Jenner: 5.1% probability
  • Jack Roslovic: 3.5% probability

Seattle Kraken

  • Jared McCann: 7.9% probability
  • Andre Burakovsky: 5.1% probability
  • Oliver Bjorkstrand: 5.1% probability
  • Yanni Gourde: 4.7% probability
  • Eeli Tolvanen: 4.7% probability

Anytime Goal Scorer Probabilities

Columbus Blue Jackets

  • Patrik Laine: 37.3% probability
  • Kirill Marchenko: 31.6% probability
  • Johnny Gaudreau: 30.8% probability
  • Boone Jenner: 30.5% probability
  • Jack Roslovic: 19.9% probability

Seattle Kraken

  • Jared McCann: 38.7% probability
  • Oliver Bjorkstrand: 29.4% probability
  • Eeli Tolvanen: 28.6% probability
  • Yanni Gourde: 28.1% probability
  • Andre Burakovsky: 26.8% probability

Don't forget, DimersBOT updates regularly, so keep checking this article for the latest betting analysis before Blue Jackets vs. Kraken on Saturday January 28, 2023.


Blue Jackets vs. Kraken 2023 Game Info

Saturday's action between the Kraken and Blue Jackets at Climate Pledge Arena is scheduled to begin at 10:00PM ET.

  • Who: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Seattle Kraken
  • Date: Saturday January 28, 2023
  • Time: 10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT
  • Venue: Climate Pledge Arena

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