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.