Senators vs Lightning Picks and Prediction – 4/11/2024

By: Dylan Hellebrand |

Last Updated: 04/10/2024 at 6:31 PM ET

Ottawa Senators at Tampa Bay Lightning 04/11/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 4/11/2024, 11:00 PM UTC
Latest Odds: TB -200 ; O/U 6.5

On Thursday, the Ottawa Senators (34-39-4) face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning (43-27-7) at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. Steven Stamkos scored two goals for the Lightning in their 5-4 loss to Pittsburgh. Get our free NHL Picks all season long!

Tampa Bay comes into this matchup on a one-game losing streak, but has won three of their last five games prior to their game against Columbus. Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point are the leading goal scorers for the Tampa Bay Lightning, with each of them having scored 43 goals so far this season. Steven Stamkos is not far behind with 36 goals to his name. Kucherov is also the top assist-provider for the Lightning with 93 assists, making him the points leader as well with a total of 136 points overall. In their last five games, Tampa Bay has been scoring an average of 4.2 goals per game, but despite this, they are currently in fourth place in the Atlantic Division with 93 points. The team is determined to break their losing streak and even the season series against Ottawa. On average, the Lightning scores 3.5 goals per game throughout the season.

Ottawa enters this game on a one-game winning streak, but has dropped three of their last five games prior to their game against Florida. The Ottawa Senators recently won a close game against the Washington Capitals in overtime with a score of 3-2. During this game, Ridley Greig contributed a goal and an assist. Brady Tkachuk holds the highest goal-scoring record for the Senators this season with a total of 34 goals, followed closely by Drake Batherson with 27 goals. Tim Stutzle leads the team in assists this season with an impressive 52 assists and also leads in total points scored with 70. In their last five games, Ottawa has been struggling defensively, allowing an average of 3.4 goals per game. As a result, they currently hold the second-to-last position in the Atlantic Division Standings with 72 points. Despite this, the Senators aim to continue their recent winning streak and pull off an unlikely victory against the formidable Tampa Bay team on Tampa's home turf. On average, the Senators score 3.1 goals per game, showing their capability to compete offensively.

Our Free NHL Pick for Tampa Bay Lightning vs Ottawa Senators

Ottawa has won two out of the three games played against Tampa Bay so far this season, and they are aiming to secure a series victory with a win in the upcoming game. In contrast, Tampa Bay is looking to even the series by winning the game and putting on a strong performance in front of their home crowd. Look for Tampa Bay’s offense to get the better of Ottawa and get a convincing victory. Final Score Prediction, Tampa Bay wins 7-3.

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