Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Lightning vs Senators NHL Odds
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(59-15-4) Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Ottawa Senators (28-44-6)
Date: Monday, April 1st
Time: 7:30 PM
Venue: Canadien Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Tampa Bay-245 | Ottawa +200
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: OFF
NHL Betting Total: 6.5
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The Tampa Bay Lightning will travel to the Canadian Tire Center in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to face the Ottawa Senators in a Monday night NHL showdown. And while the top-seeded Lightning are losers of two of three games entering this contest, they picked up a 5-1 win over the Senators in their last meeting on March 2nd.
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The Lightning have already obtained the Presidents’ trophy in winning the East. However, as stated, they have struggled recently as they suffered a defeat for the second time in three games in falling to the playoff bound Washington Capitals by a 6-3 score.
The Capitals began the game with a 3-0 lead after posting three goals in the first period. And despite goals from J.T. Miller, Nakita Kucherov, along with Tyler Johnson, the Lightning were able to post 28 shots on goal compared to 35 for Washington.
Braden Holtby picked up the win in net with 25 saves for an .846 save percentage while Andrei Vasilevskiy suffered just his 10th loss of the season with 29 saves in defeat.
Point/shot leader in Kucherov scored on his 39th goal of the season as he has posted eight scores in the last ten games for Tampa Bay. He also scored a goal versus the Senators earlier in the month in a 5-1 win at home.
The Senators are in last place within the Eastern conference at this point in the season. However, they enter this matchup winners of five of their last eight games as they extended this momentum with a win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Anthony Duclair scored two goals (including a power play) in the contest while Maangus Paarjarvi along with Cody Ceci each scored goals in the win. The Senators were able to possess only 22 shots on goal compared to a whopping 44 shots on net for the Maple Leafs.
Duclair scored his 17th and 18th goal on the year while point leader in Mark Stone has 32 goal on the season, yet, has not scored in the past six games for the Senators. Shot leader Brady Tkachuk (207), on the other hand, has four goals in the last six outings for Ottawa on a total of 33 shots.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Over is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings.
- Lightning are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Ottawa.
- Road team is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
- Favorite is 43-17 in the last 60 meetings.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Over
Look for the Lightning to bounce back in offensive fashion in this contest versus the Senators as the over will certainly be the strong play in the end. It has been the result in each of their last five games on the road while being the play in four of the last seven for the Senators. Look for Tampa Bay to cruise in a 6-2 win.
NHL Free Score Prediction: Lightning 6 – Senators 2
The Lightning will be looking to string together some wins to end the season in which to begin the playoffs on a positive note. Ottawa, on the other hand, will make the game interesting for a bit; However, will succumb to a much better team in the Lightening.
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