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Tampa Bay Lightning at Carolina Hurricanes 6/8/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Carolina Hurricanes vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds & Info

Game Carolina Hurricanes vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Date & Time Tuesday June 8, 2021, 6:30 PM (EDT)
Pnc Arena Pnc Arena, Raleigh, USA
Latest odds
TB -125 ; O/U 5.5
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PNC Arena will play host two Game 5 between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Carolina Hurricanes Tuesday night. Tampa Bay is up 3-1 in the series after a 6-4 win in game 4. Nikita Kucherov and Steven Stamkos led the way offensively for Tampa Bay with two goals each. Ondrej Palat added two assists in just over 17 minutes on the ice.

The Tampa Bay defense has been stout in this series allowing only 2.25 goals per game even after giving up four goals in game 4. Andrei Vasilevskiy has been the MVP for Tampa Bay in this series boasting a .926 percent save rating, while stopping 113 of 122 shots on goal.

The Carolina Hurricanes are struggling in this series trailing by two games. Carolina lost game 4 but had the biggest offensive output of the series. Carolina scored four goals in game 4 with every goal coming in the second period. Carolina ranked 9th overall offensively during the regular season scoring 3.18 goals per game but have faltered in this series averaging only 2.25.

Petr Mrazek struggled in game 4 saving only .769% of shots on goal, while saving 20 of 26. Defensively The Hurricanes have only allowed two and a half goals per game in this series, but the lack of offense has the team in a hole. Mrazek Is the 2nd goalie used in this series by Carolina picking up the only win in game 3.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Total has gone UNDER in 5 of the last 6 games for Tampa Bay
  • Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
  • Tampa Bay is 7-3 SU in their last 10 games against Carolina
  • Total has gone UNDER in 4 of the last 6 games for Carolina 
  • Total has gone UNDER in 5 of the last 6 Carolina home games

Free NHL Pick:

Tampa Bay Lightning -125

Tampa Bay comes into this game riding a 3-1 lead. The Lightning have dominated this series and matchup as of late. Even on the road with a chance to wrap things up look for Tampa Bay to get it done Tuesday night to close out the series. Final Score Prediction, Tampa Bay Lightning wins 4-1.

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