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Bruins vs. Lightning 8/26/20 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Boston Bruins vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds & Info

Game Boston Bruins vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Date & Time Wednesday August 26, 2020, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Scotiabank Arena Scotiabank Arena, 40, Bay Street, South Core, Spadina—Fort York, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2X2, Canada
Latest odds
BOS -112 O/U 5.5
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The Bruins and the Lightning ended up having a great game that went into the overtime period. The downside is both teams are going to be playing on a short rest to get back to the ice on Wednesday. Now, the game here will be one that the teams are familiar with each other and they both know what it takes to score against the other team.

The win for the Tampa Bay team ended up evening up the record with the Bruins. Now, the other aspect of the game is the Lightning offense was able to put quite a bit of pressure on the Bruins defense and showed that it has cracks. The Bruins for their part are going to come into the game and have to figure out how to play better defensively and keep the Lightning offense off balance.

In the loss the Boston club managed to get a total of 25 shots on the goal. The Bruins were also a very physical team as well with 47 hits in the game. When it comes to the faceoffs the Bruins were able to get a total of 33 faceoffs won.

For the Tampa Bay team the Lightning have managed to get a total of 40 shots on the goal. The Lightning were not that bad when it comes to physical play either with 43 hits. Winning the faceoffs the Lightning managed to get a total of 31 faceoffs won.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Boston are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
  • Boston are 3-12 SU in their last 15 games against Tampa Bay.
  • Tampa Bay are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
  • Tampa Bay are 16-5 SU in their last 21 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Free NHL Pick:

Tampa Bay Lightning -112

In the game here the Lightning are one team that should be able to play really well. However, the Lightning are a team that has to improve defensively as the Bruins were able to get only 25 shots in the game and scored on 3 of those. The Lightning have ended up playing really well in the tight games and that should continue in the game again here as the Bruins continue to struggle to keep the Lightning from putting in a ton of pressure on the net. Final Score Prediction, Tampa Bay Lightning win 4-2.

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