Boston Bruins vs Tampa Bay Lightning 01/08/2022 Tips, Forecast and Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Boston Bruins vs Tampa Bay Lightning 01/08/2022 – An Atlantic Division Conference play is all set to get underway as the Atlanta Falcons take on the Tampa Bay Lightning from Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. The Boston Bruins are fourth in the Atlantic Division and they continue to battle with the Maple Leafs and the Panthers. The Lightning is ahead of all these teams at the top spot. Tampa Bay will enter this game riding a two-game winning streak. The NHL best picks tonight are intact for the Lightning to win this game and cover the spread.
Boston Bruins vs Tampa Bay Lightning 01/08/2022
When: Saturday, January 8, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida
Boston Bruins vs Tampa Bay Lightning 01/08/2022 Betting Odds:
The Boston Bruins are holding a 7-11-2 record on the season after they dropped their last game against the Minnesota Wild. The Bruins gave up three and scored only two in return. The leading goal scorer with 12 goals and 12 assists is Brad Marchand. Jeremy Swayman is holding an 8-6-2 record with a goals-against average of 2.26. Boston is reaching an average of 2.87 goals per game and they are giving up 2.60 to opponents.
Players to watch: B. Marchand LW (G 12, A 19, PTS 31), P. Bergeron C (G 11, A 14, PTS 25), D. Pastrnak RW (G 9, A 13, PTS 22).
Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning remains at the top of the table with a solid 23-8-5 record on the season. The Lightning will enter this game after an easy victory over the Calgary Flames. Tampa Bay scored four and gave up only one in return. Steven Stamkos is the leader in scoring with 16 points while Victor Hedman is the assists leader with 29. The Lightning is scoring an average of 3.28 goals per game and is giving up 2.81 in return.
Players to watch: S. Stamkos C (G 16, A 25, PTS 41), V. Hedman D (G 7, A 29, PTS 36), A. Killorn LW (G 11, A 20, PTS 31).
Boston Bruins vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston’s last 13 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games.
Bruins vs Lightning Betting Picks
The Boston Bruins are not up to the mark, especially against a strong offensive opponent like Tampa Bay. The online NHL sportsbook odds are intact for the Lightning to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Lightning 3, Bruins 1.