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Westgate announces odds for Golden Knights’ game vs. Kraken

Updated July 21, 2021 - 7:58 pm

The Golden Knights are heavily favored to welcome the Seattle Kraken into the NHL with a loss.

The Knights were installed as -280 favorites at the Westgate for the season opener Oct. 12 at T-Mobile Arena. The Kraken are +245 for their inaugural game.

The matchup was announced on ESPN during the Kraken’s expansion draft Wednesday.

The Westgate has set the total for the game at 5½ with the under at -130. The Knights are -110 to cover the -1½ puck line.

The Knights are the co-favorites with the Colorado Avalanche at 5-1 to win the Stanley Cup this season. The Kraken are 80-1 — better odds than nine existing teams.

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