NHL Betting: Kraken vs Kings – Moneyline, Over/Under, Props – 04/27/22

This betting guide will consist of an all-in-one for the Seattle Kraken vs Los Angeles Kings game covering the moneyline, over/under, and the best player props for the game.

Seattle Kraken (+145) vs Los Angeles Kings (-175)

SEA: 26-47-6, 2.58, GF/GP, 3.48 GA/GP, L10: 4-6-0

LA: 43-27-10, 2.85 GF/GP, 2.83 GA/GP, L10: 6-4-0

The Kings are coming into this game having won four games in a row. There has been a late-season resurgence by goaltender Jonathan Quick to help pull their team into a playoff spot. With a win last night, they clinched their spot in not only the playoffs but also third in the division. They will play the Edmonton Oilers in the first round, so the Kings will likely keep Quick in game shape and keep up the level of play they’ve been going with.

Jonathan Quick Los Angeles Kings
Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Kings (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

The Kings are 2-1 in the season series with all the games being played since mid-January. They have a number of young players in their lineup and just because they clinched doesn’t mean the team will take things easy. The Kraken haven’t been going down without a fight, as their fans are still behind them at home games even at this time of the season.

With the Kraken still putting up a fight and having won three in a row at home, it will be a tough game for the Kings, but they will come out on top. Neither team has scored very often and Quick is hot for the Kings, so take the under (U6, -110) as well in this matchup.

Player Props

Matty Beniers – Points (Over 0.5, -105)

Matty Beniers has burst onto the scene for the Kraken and been everything they could have expected and more. He recorded a point in each of his first five games, the longest by a rookie this season, and has six points in seven games. He has already been inserted on the second line and on the top power play for good reason.

Matty Beniers Seattle Kraken
Matty Beniers, Seattle Kraken (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

He can score goals and rack up points, and the offence seems to be going through him already. The 2021 second-overall pick has had a hectic season playing for four different teams, including two internationally, but has already found a home in Seattle and looks to keep up the production against the young Kings.

Phillip Danault – Anytime Goal-Scorer (+210)

Phillip Danault has really bounced back from last season and has proven why he was worth the contract he was given. He has 26 goals on the season, doubling his previous career-high, and scored in five consecutive games before being held off the scoresheet in the Kings’ last game against the Anaheim Ducks.

He centers a line with two other underrated scorers in Viktor Arvidsson and Trevor Moore, and Danault is shooting 13.5 percent. The Kraken goaltending doesn’t suggest they can keep this Kings team in check and bet on one of the goals coming from Danault’s stick.

Odds via Yahoo and BetMGM.

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