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Lightning at Predators 12/3/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions

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Game Nashville Predators vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Date & Time Tuesday December 3, 2019, 8:00 PM (EST)
Bridgestone Arena
Latest odds
NAS -113    O/U 6.5
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Tampa has started to have some issues in getting the wins again this year as the Lightning have dropped their last 3 games. The last loss was 3-2 against the Carolina Hurricanes and it was a game which the Lightning looked out of in most of the game. The Lightning have dropped to a 12-9-3 record on the year so far.

The major issue for the Lightning on the year has not been the offense which is scoring at a clip of 3.63 goals a game and converting on the power play at 30.4% on the season. Instead, it is the defense which is giving up 3.29 goals a game and has managed to kill off 78% of the opponents power plays on the year.

Nashville is ranked 5th in the Central and has had a lot of problems in getting the wins picked up on the year and a lot of that can stem back to the offseason departures. The Predators are sitting on a 12-10-4 record right now and in the Predators last game on ice they were blanked by the Florida Panthers 3-0.

Offensively the Predators have been able to score at a clip of 3.31 goals a game while converting on the power play at a rate of 16.1% on the season. The defense for the Predators is giving up 3.19 goals a game on the year so far. When it comes to the penalty kill, the Predators have killed off 75% of the opponents penalties this year.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Tampa Bay are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Nashville.
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 10 games this season.
  • Nashville are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Nashville's last 6 games against an opponent in the East conference.
Free Pick:
Tampa Bay Lightning -105

Nashville is coming in playing a little bit better lately compared to the Lightning. However, one thing that the Lightning do have going for them in this game is the Lightning have a lot better offense and that will put the Predators defense under a lot of pressure, which will lead to the Predators defense cracking in the game and losing the game. Final Score Prediction, Tampa Bay Lightning win 4-2.


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