Seattle Kraken vs. Los Angeles Kings Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/20/2023]

Seattle Kraken vs. Los Angeles Kings Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/20/2023]

The Los Angeles Kings and Seattle Kraken will meet in the NHL at Arena on Wednesday, starting at 10:00PM ET.'s full betting preview for Wednesday's Kraken vs. Kings matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

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

We have used trusted machine learning and data to simulate the result of Wednesday's NHL matchup between the Kraken and Kings 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our independent predictive analytics model currently gives the Kings a 61% chance of defeating the Kraken.

According to our model, the Kraken (+1.5) have a 60% chance of covering the puck line, while the 6-goal Over/Under has an equal 50-50 chance of hitting.

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Kraken vs. Kings Odds

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

Bet Type Kraken Kings
Puck Line +1.5 (-166) -1.5 (+145)
Moneyline +146 -165
Total o6 (+100) u6 (-120)
  • The Kings are currently -1.5 favorites against the Kraken, with +145 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Kraken (+1.5) to cover the puck line, FanDuel Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -166.
  • BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Kings at -165. That means you can risk $165 to win $100 for a total payout of $265 if they get the W.
  • Elsewhere, FanDuel currently has the best moneyline odds for the Kraken at +146, where you can bet $100 to profit $146, earning a total payout of $246 if they win.
  • 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.

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

As always, check out the sports betting sites you can bet with in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Kraken vs. Kings Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Kings -1.5 +145
Moneyline Kings -165
Total Over 6 +100


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

Dimers' NHL best bets are based on detailed simulations and gambling intelligence to serve you the best possible plays every time.

Kraken vs. Kings Player Props

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

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

Our projections give McCann a 7.8% chance of scoring the first goal at Arena, while the Kraken star is a 36.0% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Seattle Kraken

Player First Goal Probability
Jared McCann 7.8%
Matty Beniers 4.7%
Eeli Tolvanen 4.6%
Oliver Bjorkstrand 3.9%
Brandon Tanev 3.1%

Los Angeles Kings

Player First Goal Probability
Adrian Kempe 6.7%
Trevor Moore 6.2%
Kevin Fiala 5.5%
Anze Kopitar 5.3%
Pierre-Luc Dubois 4.2%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Seattle Kraken

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Jared McCann 36.0%
Eeli Tolvanen 25.1%
Matty Beniers 23.4%
Oliver Bjorkstrand 22.3%
Brandon Tanev 16.8%

Los Angeles Kings

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Adrian Kempe 33.4%
Trevor Moore 30.0%
Kevin Fiala 28.9%
Anze Kopitar 27.0%
Pierre-Luc Dubois 22.8%
Don't forget, our model updates regularly, so keep an eye on this page for any changes to our betting analysis ahead of the Kraken vs. Kings on Wednesday December 20, 2023.

Kraken vs. Kings Game Information

Wednesday's matchup between the Kings and Kraken at Arena is scheduled to start 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 Wednesday's Kraken vs. Kings game, 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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