Kings vs. Kraken Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/27/2022
The Los Angeles Kings (43-27-10) visit the Seattle Kraken (26-46-6) on Wednesday, April 27, with the Kings coming off a victory and the Kraken a loss. The Kraken are big underdogs despite being the hosts, at +150, and the Kings are -177. Find more below on the Kings vs. Kraken betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Kings vs. Kraken Spread and Betting Line
Kings vs Kraken Betting Information
Kings vs. Kraken Game Info
- Game Day: Wednesday, April 27, 2022
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- Location: Seattle, Washington
- Arena: Climate Pledge Arena
Computer Predictions for Kings vs. Kraken
Computer picks for Kings vs Kraken
Kings 4 Kraken 3
Kings vs. Kraken Betting Trends
Los Angeles has gotten the victory in 26 of the 35 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
In 11 games with moneyline oddds shorter than -177, the Kings have seven wins.
Based on the moneyline odds, Los Angeles has a 63.9% chance of winning this contest.
Los Angeles Kings Leaders
Anze Kopitar is currently one of Los Angeles’ top contributors (66 total points), having amassed 19 goals and 47 assists.
Adrian Kempe is contributing with 53 points (34 goals, 19 assists).
Phillip Danault’s season total of 50 points has come from 26 goals and 24 assists.
In 45 games, Jonathan Quick has a record of 22-13-9. He has conceded 113 goals (2.58 goals against average) and has recorded 1131 saves.
Los Angeles Kings Season Stats
The Kings are ranked 20th in the league with 228 goals this season, an average of 2.8 per contest.
The Kings have given up the 10th-fewest goals in league action this season, 226 (2.8 per game).
They’re ranked 17th in the league with a +2 goal differential .
The Kings have scored 39 power-play goals on 243 power-play chances this season, ranking 23rd in the NHL.
The Kings are 27th in the league with a 16.0% power-play conversion rate this season.
The Kings have scored a total of 11 shorthanded goals this season.
The Kings rank 23rd in the league in penalty-kill success rate at 76.4%.
The Kings’ players have posted the fifth-best faceoff win percentage in the NHL at 52.5%.
The Kings shoot 8.1% as a team, ranked 32nd-best in the league.
The Kings average 20.4 hits and 13.1 blocked shots per game.
Kraken vs. Kings Betting Trends
This season the Kraken have 17 wins in the 62 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
Seattle has 32 games this season playing as an underdog by +150 or longer, and is 7-25 in those contests.
The moneyline for this matchup implies a 40.0% chance for the Kraken to win.
Seattle Kraken Leaders
Jared McCann has recorded 26 goals (0.4 per game) and dished out 21 assists (0.3 per game), averaging 2.6 shots per game and shooting 14.2%. That makes him among the leaders for Seattle with 47 total points (0.7 per game).
Yanni Gourde is a top contributor for Seattle, with 46 total points this season. He has scored 20 goals and provided 26 assists in 71 games.
Seattle’s Jordan Eberle has 41 points, courtesy of 19 goals (third on team) and 22 assists (fourth).
Philipp Grubauer has a record of 18-30-5 in 54 games this season, conceding 160 goals (3.1 goals against average) with 1290 saves and an .890 save percentage, 49th in the league.
Seattle Kraken Season Stats
The Kraken’s 202 total goals (2.6 per game) rank 31st in the league.
The Kraken have allowed 3.5 goals per game, 270 total, which ranks 24th among NHL teams.
Their -68 goal differential ranks 27th in the league.
The Kraken have put up 30 power-play goals this season (on 205 power-play chances). That ranks 30th in the NHL.
The Kraken’s power-play conversion rate (14.6%) ranks 29th in the league.
The Kraken have recorded eight shorthanded goals.
The 74.5% of opponent power plays the Kraken kill is the 29th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
The Kraken win 47.6% of their faceoffs. That’s the 26th-ranked rate in the NHL.
The Kraken’s collective 9.0% shooting percentage ranks 26th in the league.
The Kraken have not had a shutout victory yet this season.
Kings and Kraken Injury Report
Kings: Drew Doughty: Out For Season (Wrist), Mikey Anderson: Out (Upper body), Sean Walker: Out For Season (Lower body)
Kraken: Jaden Schwartz: Day To Day (Upper Body), Haydn Fleury: Day To Day (Upper Body), Brandon Tanev: Out For Season (Knee)
Our best bet is Kings on the moneyline at -177 and Kraken (+1.5) against the spread after digging through all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will stay under the total of 6 goals.
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