Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Lightning vs. Stars NHL Odds
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Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Dallas Stars
Date: Monday, September 28th
Time: 8:00 PM ET
Venue: Rogers Place, Edmonton AB
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Lightning -170, Stars +150
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: Lightning -1.5 (+165)
NHL Betting Total: 5
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The Dallas Stars stayed alive on Saturday night, getting an OT goal from Joe Pavelski to extend the 2020 Stanley Cup to a game 6. The Lightning are still in elimination mode as they hold a 3-2 advantage in the series.
This series has suddenly become very evenly matched with the last two games being decided in overtime. Tampa Bay was able to capture a 5-4 win in game three on Friday night.
Tampa Bay Lightning
Saturday’s game was on the back-to-back so both teams could’ve expected to be a bit tired, especially with both games going into extra time. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 30 of 33 shots in game four.
Both goaltenders actually struggled in the first end of the back-to-back. Vasilevskiy allowed 4 goals on 30 shots on Friday night while Anton Khudobin, allowed 5 scores on 35 shots in game four.
Tampa Bay did take another loss in which Steven Stamkos didn’t play. The captain returned in game three, scoring a goal on his first shot of the postseason but is now lost for the year with an undisclosed injury.
Both goaltenders will come into Monday night’s game after an off day. It was a hectic weekend for both Khudobin and Vasilevskiy who played 65+ and 89+ minutes over the last two.
Khudobin was solid on Saturday night, allowing just 2 goals while facing 41 shots. The Dallas goaltender was starting to look worn down after being pelted in the Colorado and Vegas series’.
Joe Pavelski brought his veteran leadership to the ice in game five, scoring his third goal in the last two games. Corey Perry added two scores and Tyler Seguin three helpers as the vets are rising up for Dallas.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Over is 6-0-2 in Lightning last 8 vs. Western Conference
- Lightning are 42-16 last 58 overall
- Lightning are 36-15 last 51 as a favorite
- Stars are 2-6 last 8 Friday games
- Over is 15-3-3 last 21 head to head meetings
Free Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Dallas Stars NHL Prediction:
Can Tampa Bay get the win to hoist the Stanley Cup? The last two games have been close, and expect another tight meeting on Monday night, especially after an off day.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Under 5
This one will likely come down to OT again.
**NOTE** – The 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers will begin Saturday, Aug. 1 in Edmonton and Toronto. The top four teams in both conferences will play a 3-game round robin for seeding in the First Round. The 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers will be best-of-5 series with the losing teams being entered into Phase 2 of the NHL Draft Lottery.
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