San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/27/2023]

San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/27/2023]

The Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks will meet in the NHL at Crypto.com Arena on Wednesday, starting at 10:00PM ET.

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

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

We have used trusted machine learning and statistical analysis to simulate the outcome of Wednesday's NHL matchup between the Sharks and Kings 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our proven predictive analytics model currently gives the Kings a 72% chance of defeating the Sharks.

According to our model, the Kings (-1.5) have a 52% chance of covering the puck line, while the 6-goal Over/Under has a 51% chance of going over.

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Sharks vs. Kings Odds

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

Bet Type Sharks Kings
Puck Line +1.5 (+115) -1.5 (-134)
Moneyline +275 -350
Total o6 (-120) u6 (+100)
  • The Kings are -1.5 favorites against the Sharks, with -134 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Sharks (+1.5) to cover the puck line, BetMGM Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at +115.
  • BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Kings at -350, which means you can risk $350 to win $100 for a total payout of $450 if they get the W.
  • On the other hand, BetMGM also has the best moneyline odds for the Sharks at +275, where you can bet $100 to profit $275, earning a total payout of $375 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.

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

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

Sharks vs. Kings 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 Sharks +1.5 +115
Moneyline Sharks +275
Total Under 6 +100

 

Although the Kings are more likely to cover the puck line, our best bet of Sharks +1.5 is based on the chance of that happening, when compared to the best odds available.

And while the Kings are more likely to win the game, taking the Sharks moneyline is the best option because of the 1.0% edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges seen here at Dimers is pivotal to being profitable in the long run.

Furthermore, despite the Over being more likely to hit on this occasion, Under 6 is our best bet owing to the better odds (+100) that are available from BetMGM.

Dimers' best NHL bets are based on world-class modeling and gambling intelligence to bring you the best possible plays every time.

Sharks vs. Kings Player Props

Who will score an anytime goal in Sharks vs. Kings?

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

Our projections give Kempe an 8.5% chance of scoring the first goal at Crypto.com Arena, while the Kings star is a 39.4% chance of registering an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

San Jose Sharks

Player First Goal Probability
Tomas Hertl 4.9%
Anthony Duclair 3.9%
William Eklund 3.6%
Luke Kunin 3.5%
Mike Hoffman 3.5%

Los Angeles Kings

Player First Goal Probability
Adrian Kempe 8.5%
Kevin Fiala 6.9%
Trevor Moore 6.8%
Anze Kopitar 6.1%
Pierre-Luc Dubois 5.2%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

San Jose Sharks

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Tomas Hertl 26.0%
Anthony Duclair 22.5%
Alexander Barabanov 21.7%
William Eklund 21.0%
Mike Hoffman 18.5%

Los Angeles Kings

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Adrian Kempe 39.4%
Trevor Moore 35.4%
Kevin Fiala 33.1%
Anze Kopitar 32.0%
Arthur Kaliyev 28.0%
Don't forget, our model updates often, so check this page for the latest betting insights ahead of the Sharks vs. Kings on Wednesday December 27, 2023.

Sharks vs. Kings Game Information

Wednesday's matchup between the Kings and Sharks at Crypto.com Arena is scheduled to start at 10:00PM ET.

 

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

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Conclusion

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

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