Los Angeles Kings vs. Seattle Kraken Prediction, Odds, Picks for NHL Saturday [12/16/2023]

Los Angeles Kings vs. Seattle Kraken Prediction, Odds, Picks for NHL Saturday [12/16/2023]

The Seattle Kraken and Los Angeles Kings will meet in the NHL at Climate Pledge Arena on Saturday, starting at 10:00PM ET.

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

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

Using trusted machine learning and data, Dimers.com has simulated the outcome of Saturday's Kings-Kraken NHL game 10,000 times as part of our NHL predictions for tonight.

Dimers' independent predictive analytics model gives the Kings a 57% chance of beating the Kraken.

According to our model, the Kraken (+1.5) have a 65% chance of covering the puck line, while the 6-goal Over/Under has a 51% chance of going Over.

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Kings vs. Kraken Odds

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

Bet Type Kings Kraken
Puck Line -1.5 (+165) +1.5 (-192)
Moneyline -150 +130
Total o6 (+100) u6 (-120)
  • The Kraken are currently +1.5 underdogs against the Kings, with -192 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 +165.
  • DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Kraken at +130, which means you can bet $100 to profit $130, earning a total payout of $230, if they win.
  • On the other hand, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Kings at -150, where you can risk $150 to win $100, for a total payout of $250, if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under for total goals scored is set at 6 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at +100, as well as the best odds for the Under at -120.

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

As always, check out all the sportbooks that are available in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Kings vs. Kraken Picks

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

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Kraken +1.5 -192
Moneyline Kraken +130
Total Over 6 +100


While the Kings are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, betting on the Kraken moneyline is the best option due to the edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently available.

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

Dimers' NHL best bets are based on detailed modeling and wagering expertise to bring you the best possible plays every time.

Kings vs. Kraken Player Props

Who will score an anytime goal in Kings vs. Kraken? The latest data is in.

Featured below are the most likely first goal and most likely anytime goal scorers for both the Kings and Kraken this Saturday.

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

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

DimersBOT gives McCann a 7.3% chance of scoring the first goal at Climate Pledge Arena, while the Kraken star is a 38.0% chance of netting an anytime goal.

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

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Los Angeles Kings

Player First Goal Probability
Adrian Kempe 6.9%
Trevor Moore 5.7%
Kevin Fiala 5.2%
Pierre-Luc Dubois 5.0%
Anze Kopitar 4.6%

Seattle Kraken

Player First Goal Probability
Jared McCann 7.3%
Oliver Bjorkstrand 5.0%
Eeli Tolvanen 4.4%
Matty Beniers 4.3%
Tye Kartye 3.6%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Los Angeles Kings

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Adrian Kempe 34.1%
Trevor Moore 29.7%
Kevin Fiala 28.3%
Anze Kopitar 25.3%
Pierre-Luc Dubois 24.3%

Seattle Kraken

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Jared McCann 38.0%
Eeli Tolvanen 25.7%
Oliver Bjorkstrand 25.6%
Matty Beniers 23.6%
Tye Kartye 19.7%
Don't forget, our model updates regularly, so keep an eye on this page for the latest betting analysis before Kings vs. Kraken on Saturday December 16, 2023.

Kings vs. Kraken Game Information

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

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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 the Saturday's Kings vs. Kraken matchup, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control is performed to ensure the content meets our editorial guidelines.

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