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Tampa Bay Lightning at Colorado Avalanche 6/18/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Colorado Avalanche vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds & Info

Game Colorado Avalanche vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Date & Time Saturday June 18, 2022, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Ball Arena Ball Arena, Denver, USA
Latest odds
COL -155 ; O/U 6
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Game two of the Stanley Cup final it is Saturday night as the Tampa Bay Lightning will again be in Denver, Co. Tampa Bay comes into Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final down 1-0 following a 4-3 overtime loss in game one. Andrei Vasilevskiy struggled in game one posting a .895 save percentage after allowing four goals on 38 shots as three goals came in the first period.

The Tampa Bay offense has been the team's biggest strength this season as Tampa Bay averages 3.48 goals per game on 30.9 shots as a team. Steven Stamkos leads the Tampa Bay offense with 106 points on the year to go along with a team leading 42 goals on 241 shots. Victor Hedman is the top set up man with 65 assists this season.

The Colorado Avalanche will again be at home Thursday night riding high currently on a six-game win streak following the game one win. Darcy Kuemper struggled a bit in game one of the Stanley Cup Final posting a .870 save percentage but allowed no goals in the 3rd period and overtime as his team got the victory.

Gabriel Landeskog and Valeri Nichushkin led the way for the Tampa Bay offense with one goal and one assist each, while Artturi Lehkonen added in 1 goal as well. Mikko Rantanen posted 2 assists before Andre Burakovsky punched in the game deciding goal in overtime.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Lightning are 4-0 in their last 4 Saturday games.
  • Lightning are 4-1 in their last 5 overall.
  • Lightning are 4-1 in their last 5 games as an underdog.
  • Avalanche are 58-13 in their last 71 home games.
  • Avalanche are 43-13 in their last 56 games following a win.

Free NHL Pick:

Tampa Bay Lightning +135

Game one of this series showed these are the top two teams in the league and it will be a dogfight for the title. Tampa Bay fell behind early but stormed back before falling in overtime. Look for Tampa Bay to bounce back in game two as they will steal game two and home ice advantage with the win. Final Score Prediction. Tampa Bay Lightning wins 4-3.

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