Kings vs. Lightning Prediction and Odds - Jan 28, 2023Last updated: Jan 29, 2023, 12:05AM | Published: Jan 27, 2023, 6:09PM
The Tampa Bay Lightning and Los Angeles Kings lock horns in of the NHL at Amalie Arena on Saturday, with puck drop at 7:00PM ET.
Dimers' free betting picks for Kings vs. Lightning, plus game predictions, betting odds and touchdown scorer probabilities, are detailed in this article.
Who will win Kings vs. Lightning?
Using trusted machine learning and data, Dimers.com has simulated Saturday's Kings-Lightning NHL matchup 10,000 times.
Dimers' famous predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, gives the Lightning a 65% chance of defeating the Kings.
Kings vs. Lightning Game Odds
- Puck Line: Lightning -1.5 (+115), Kings +1.5 (-135)
- Moneyline: Lightning -225, Kings +200
- Total: Over/Under 6 (-120/+100)
Puck Line, Moneyline and Over/Under
The Lightning are -1.5 favorites against the Kings, with +115 at BetMGM the best odds currently available.
For the underdog Kings (+1.5) to cover the puck line, DraftKings Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -135.
BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Lightning at -225, which means you can risk $225 to win $100, for a total payout of $325, if they get the W.
Meanwhile, DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Kings at +200, where you can bet $100 to profit $200, earning a total payout of $300, if they win.
The Over/Under sits at 6 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -120, as well as the best odds for the Under at +100.
According to DimersBOT, the Kings (+1.5) are a 58% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 6 goals is a 51% chance of going Over.
Best Bets for Kings vs. Lightning
- Puck Line: Kings +1.5 @ -135 via DraftKings Sportsbook (58% probability)
- Moneyline: Kings @ +200 via DraftKings Sportsbook (1.6% edge)
- Total: Under 6 @ +100 via BetMGM
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While the Lightning are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, betting on the Kings moneyline is the best option due to the 1.6% edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently available.
Taking advantage of the edges seen on Dimers is crucial to being a profitable bettor in the long run.
Furthermore, despite the Over being more likely to hit on this occasion, Under 6 is our best bet on account of the better odds (+100) that are available from BetMGM.
Kings vs. Lightning Betting Guide
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Kings vs. Lightning Player Props
Who will score the first goal in Kings vs. Lightning? The latest data is in.
Featured below are the most likely first goal and most likely anytime goal scorers for both the Kings and Lightning.
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According to DimersBOT, Tampa Bay's Steven Stamkos is most likely to score the first goal in Kings vs. Lightning.
DimersBOT gives Stamkos an 8.8% chance of scoring the first goal at Amalie Arena, while the Lightning star is a 41.8% chance of netting an anytime goal.
Scroll down for the full list of first and anytime goal scorer probabilities.
First Goal Scorer Probabilities
Los Angeles Kings
- Adrian Kempe: 5.6% probability
- Kevin Fiala: 5.5% probability
- Viktor Arvidsson: 5.4% probability
- Anze Kopitar: 4.5% probability
- Phillip Danault: 3.8% probability
Tampa Bay Lightning
- Steven Stamkos: 8.8% probability
- Brayden Point: 7.8% probability
- Nikita Kucherov: 6.9% probability
- Brandon Hagel: 5.5% probability
- Alex Killorn: 4.3% probability
Anytime Goal Scorer Probabilities
Los Angeles Kings
- Viktor Arvidsson: 29.1% probability
- Adrian Kempe: 28.5% probability
- Kevin Fiala: 28.0% probability
- Anze Kopitar: 23.6% probability
- Phillip Danault: 22.2% probability
Tampa Bay Lightning
- Steven Stamkos: 41.8% probability
- Brayden Point: 37.2% probability
- Nikita Kucherov: 35.8% probability
- Brandon Hagel: 27.6% probability
- Alex Killorn: 24.4% probability
Don't forget, DimersBOT updates regularly, so keep an eye on this article for any changes to our betting analysis before Kings vs. Lightning on Saturday January 28, 2023.
Kings vs. Lightning 2023 Game Info
Saturday's matchup between the Lightning and Kings at Amalie Arena is scheduled to begin at 7:00PM ET.
- Who: Los Angeles Kings vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
- Date: Saturday January 28, 2023
- Time: 7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT
- Venue: Amalie Arena
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