Los Angeles Kings vs. San Jose Sharks Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/19/2023]

Los Angeles Kings vs. San Jose Sharks Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/19/2023]

The San Jose Sharks will take on the favored Los Angeles Kings in NHL action at SAP Center at San Jose on Tuesday, starting at 10:30PM ET.

Dimers.com's full betting preview for Tuesday's Kings vs. Sharks matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Kings vs. Sharks Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used powerful machine learning and data to simulate the outcome of Tuesday's NHL game between the Kings and Sharks 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL picks.

Our leading predictive analytics model gives the Kings a 68% chance of defeating the Sharks.

According to our model, the Sharks (+1.5) have a 54% chance of covering the puck line, while the 6.5-goal Over/Under has a 53% chance of going under.

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Kings vs. Sharks Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Kings Sharks
Puck Line -1.5 (-105) +1.5 (-110)
Moneyline -250 +220
Total o6.5 (+100) u6.5 (-120)
  • The Sharks are currently +1.5 underdogs versus the Kings, with -110 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored Kings (-1.5) to cover the puck line, BetMGM Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -105.
  • FanDuel currently has the best moneyline odds for the Sharks at +220. That means you can bet $100 to profit $220, earning a total payout of $320, if they win.
  • Meanwhile, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Kings at -250, where you can risk $250 to win $100 for a total payout of $350 if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under sits at 6.5 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at +100, as well as the best odds for the Under at -120.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, make sure you check all of the sports betting sites available in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Kings vs. Sharks Picks

By comparing our probabilities to the odds listed above, we have identified the best betting picks to make on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Sharks +1.5 -110
Moneyline Sharks +220
Total Under 6.5 -120


While the Kings are more likely to win the game, betting on the Sharks moneyline is the best option due to the edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently on offer.

Taking advantage of the edges seen on Dimers is one of the keys to being profitable in the long run.

Our NHL best bets are based on detailed simulations and betting intelligence to serve you the best possible plays every day of the year.

Kings vs. Sharks Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Kings vs. Sharks?

According to our model, Los Angeles' Adrian Kempe is most likely to score the first goal in Kings vs. Sharks.

Our projections give Kempe a 7.3% chance of scoring the first goal at SAP Center at San Jose, while the Kings star is a 34.7% chance of registering an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Los Angeles Kings

Player First Goal Probability
Adrian Kempe 7.3%
Trevor Moore 6.2%
Anze Kopitar 6.0%
Kevin Fiala 5.6%
Pierre-Luc Dubois 4.6%

San Jose Sharks

Player First Goal Probability
Tomas Hertl 6.6%
Alexander Barabanov 4.6%
William Eklund 4.4%
Luke Kunin 3.8%
Fabian Zetterlund 3.7%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Los Angeles Kings

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Adrian Kempe 34.7%
Trevor Moore 31.8%
Kevin Fiala 30.6%
Anze Kopitar 29.3%
Pierre-Luc Dubois 25.5%

San Jose Sharks

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Tomas Hertl 35.1%
Alexander Barabanov 27.2%
William Eklund 24.0%
Luke Kunin 19.8%
Mike Hoffman 19.8%
Don't forget, our model updates regularly, so keep an eye on this page for the latest betting analysis ahead of the Kings vs. Sharks on Tuesday December 19, 2023.

Kings vs. Sharks Game Information

Tuesday's action between the Sharks and Kings at SAP Center at San Jose is scheduled to commence at 10:30PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of Kings vs. Sharks includes pregame predictions, betting picks, and live win probabilities.

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This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on Tuesday's Kings vs. Sharks clash, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control are performed to ensure the content meets our editorial standards.

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Kevin Hansen
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Kevin Hansen specializes in NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL content, using data-driven insights for sports betting. He provides simple, actionable betting tips to help bettors find an edge and pick winners.

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