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Florida Panthers at Tampa Bay Lightning 11/13/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers Odds & Info

Game Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers
Date & Time Saturday November 13, 2021, 7:00 PM (EST)
Location
Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL
Latest odds
TB -115 ; O/U 6
TV Channel
ESPN+

The Florida Panthers look to snap a three-game losing streak when visiting Tampa Bay on Saturday. Florida is 10-2-2 with 22 points and first in the Atlantic division with a five-point lead over Toronto but the Panthers were defeated by the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 in a shootout on Thursday night. Since opening the season with nine victories in his first 10 games, Florida has lost three straight.

Aleksander Barkov is the leading goal scorer for Florida with eight and the leader in overall points with 14, while Jonathan Huberdeau is the leader in assists with 10. In goal, Sergei Bobrovsky 6-0-0 with a goals against average of 1.72 and save percentage of .948. Florida is scoring an average of 4.00 goals per game and allowing an average of 2.62 goals per game. Florida's power play is scoring 23.8% of the time and its penalty-kill unit has been successful 81.6% of the time.

Tampa Bay looks to bounce back from a loss when hosting Florida on Saturday. The Lightning are 6-3-3 with 15 points and fourth in the Atlantic division seven points behind first-place Florida. Tampa Bay was defeated by the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on a Tuesday in overtime. Steven Stamkos was the lone goal scorer for Tampa Bay and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves.

Steven Stamkos is the leading goal scorer for Tampa Bay with seven and the overall points leader with 15, while Victor Hedman is the leader in assists with nine. In goal, Andrei Vasilevskiy is 5-2-3 with a goals-against average of 2.35 and save percentage of .920. Tampa Bay is scoring an average of 3.00 goals per game and allowing an average of 3.00 goals per game. Tampa Bay’s power play is scoring 16.2% of the time and its penalty-kill unit has been successful 83.7% of the time.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Florida is 10-4 in its last 4
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Panthers last 5
  • Tampa Bay is 53-23 in its last 78 at home
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Lightning’s last 6 on Saturday

Free NHL Pick:

Over 6

Florida is off to a better start than Tampa Bay but the Lightning have won 20 of the last 28 at home against the Panthers. However, the play here is OVER. The OVER has cashed in 18 of the last 27 meetings between the two and in 22 of the last 30 meetings between the two played on Tampa Bay's home ice. Tampa Bay is scoring an average of 3.00 goals per game and allowing an average of 3.00 goals per game, while Florida scores an average of 4.00 goals per game and allows an average of 2.62 goals per game. Final Score Prediction, Tampa Bay Lightning wins but our best play is OVER 5-2. 

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