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Tampa Bay Lightning

Montreal Canadiens at Tampa Bay Lightning 3/5/20 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Game Details

Game Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens
Date & Time Thursday March 5, 2020, 7:00 PM (EST)
Location
Amalie Arena Amalie Arena, 401, Channelside Drive, Harbour Island, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, 33602, USA
Latest odds
TB -195 O/U 6.5
TV Channel
SunS

The Canadiens are heading into the game here with a win over the New York Islanders by a 6-2 score. The Canadienswith the win improved to 31-28-9 on the year so far. The downside is that record is only good enough for 5th place in the Atlantic Division.

When it comes to the offense the Canadiens have ended up getting 2.97 goals per game. The defense for the Montreal team has allowed 3.07 goals a game. The power play for the Montreal team has converted at 18.5% on the year and the penalty kill is sitting at 78.7% on the year.

The Lightning will be looking to bounce back after their recent loss in the game to the Bruins by a score of 2-1. With the win the Lightning were able to move up to a 41-20-5 record on the year.

On the season the Lightning have scored at a clip of 3.51 goals a game. The defense for the Lightning have allowed only 2.82 goals a game. The power play for the Lightning have converted on the power play at 23.2% on the year and the penalty kill is sitting at 81.7% on the year.

    Recent Betting Trends

    • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Montreal's last 8 games.
    • Montreal are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
    • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games.
    • Tampa Bay are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
    Free Pick:
    Tampa Bay Lightning -195

    The Lightning should be able to bounce back nicely in the game here as the Canadiens are one team that has an offensive flurry in one game, but the next game falter. Look for the Canadiens offense to falter in the game here. Look for the Lightning to come into the game here and play great, which helps the Lighting lock down the win as the Canadiens offense fails them. Final Score Prediction, Tampa Bay Lightning win 4-2.

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