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Tampa Bay Lightning at Montreal Canadiens 7/5/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Montreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds & Info

Game Montreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Date & Time Monday July 5, 2021, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Bell Centre Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada
Latest odds
TB -155 O/U 5
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The Lightning are in the cat bird seat as it would be called. The Lightning are only 1 game away from securing the Stanley Cup trophy in the series. That would be a great win for the Tampa Bay team, but it would also be an asterisk type of season as Tampa Bay is over the salary cap.

The last game seen the Canadiens defense collapse again in the game. The loss came by a score of 6-3. The good news is the Montreal offense was finally able to score more than a single goal against the Tampa Bay defense. 

With the win the Tampa Bay offense ended up getting a total of 30 shots in the game. The Lightning delivered a total of 46 hits in the game and only had 2 penalty minutes. The Lightning ended up winning a toatl of 31 faceoffs in the game. 

Montreal was able to put up more shots at 35 shots in hte game. The Canadiens ended up getting outmatched physically with only 38 hits. Montreal ended up winning 30 faceoffs in the game, but did have 2 penalty minutes that went against them.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The Lightning are 5-1 in their last 6 games.
  • The Lightning are 7-0 in their last 7 games against Montreal.
  • The Canadiens are 11-5 in their last 16 games.
  • The total has went under in 10 out of the last 15 Montreal games against Tampa.

Free NHL Pick:

Tampa Bay Lightning -155

 The Canadiens have done good on the defense for the most part, which is a testament to one of the main strengths of the Canadiens. However, the offense for Montreal has been horrible and their is no reason to see this changing in the game here. Final Score Prediction, Tampa Bay Lightning win 3-1. 

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