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Dallas Stars at Tampa Bay Lightning 5/5/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars Odds & Info

Game Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars
Date & Time Wednesday May 5, 2021, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Amalie Arena Amalie Arena, Tampa, USA
Latest odds
TB-160 ; O/U 5.5
TV Channel

The Dallas Stars will visit the Tampa Bay Lightning Wednesday night in Tampa. Dallas comes into this game 21-17-14 on the year after losing 4 straight games, including a 3-0 loss to the Lightning just under a week ago. The Stars rank 19th in the NHL with 2.77 goals on 29.94 shots per game. Joe Pavelski leads the team in points and assists, while Jason Robertson adds a team high 26 assists .

The biggest strength on the year for the Stars has been defense as Dallas ranks 8th in the NHL allowing 2.65 goals on the 2nd best 27.38 shots per game. Dallas has faltered as of late allowing 2.8 goals per game during the current 4 game losing streak.

The Tampa Bay Lightning enter Wednesday night 35-14-3 on the year fighting for 2nd place in the East. The Lighting have won 4 of the last 5 games overall, while scoring 16 total goals in that span. Tampa Bay is the 7th best offensive team in the league averaging 3.31 goals per game on the year. Brayden Point leads the team in Points and Goals on the year, while Victor Hedman boasts a team high 35 assists.

The Lighting are also an elite Defensive team allowing 2.52 goals on 28.12 shots per game, ranking 6th in each category. The Lighting are also the 6th best team in the NHL defending the Power Play allowing a 16.57% success rate on the year.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Dallas is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games
  • Dallas is 1-6 SU in their las 7 games
  • Dallas is 1-5 SU in their last 6 road games
  • The Total has gone UNDER in 6 of the last 8 games for Tampa Bay
  • Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games

Free NHL Pick:

Tampa Bay Lightning -160

The Stars are fighting for a playoff spot but have played terrible as of late, while Tampa Bay has been rolling. The Lightning are fighting for seeding in the Eastern Conference and have owned this series as of late . Look for Tampa Bay to use a top 10 offense to pick up another home win Wednesday night. Final Score Prediction, Tampa Bay wins 5-2.

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