Chicago Blackhawks vs Tampa Bay Lightning 01/15/2021 – The NHL tournament has taken to an exciting start this year with teams battling to prove their skills. The top betting websites 2021 are up and running with all the picks and predictions of every game. An interesting Central Division matchup is all set to get underway between Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning. Chicago Blackhawks will hit the road in this game to square-off at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. The Blackhawks dropped their first game this season and they look forward to rebounding. As for Tampa Bay, they took to a perfect start and look forward to continuing their success.
Chicago Blackhawks vs Tampa Bay Lightning 01/15/2021
When: Friday, January 15, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida
Chicago Blackhawks vs Tampa Bay Lightning 01/15/2021 Betting Odds:
|Chicago Blackhawks||+1.5 (-139)||6.5 o (-122)||+185|
|Tampa Bay Lightning||-1.5 (+113)||6.5 u (-122)||-233|
Dominik Kubalik reflects on last night's game, the chemistry with his linemates and getting another go at the Lightning tomorrow night.#Blackhawks pic.twitter.com/rW0xFzgeQB
— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) January 14, 2021
Chicago Blackhawks lost their season opener to Tampa Bay Lightning with a final score of 5-1. The Blackhawks struggled from the defensive end as they were unable to do much. Chicago had 23 shot attempts and a total of 14 hits. The Blackhawks have plenty of room for improvement and they must focus on getting past some of the big opponents. Chicago will need to play Florida Panthers and Detroit Red Wings in their upcoming games after Tampa Bay. The Blackhawks will also need to improve on their tackling and offensive skills.
Players to watch: A. Boqvist D (G 0 A 1 PTS 1), A. Shaw RW (G 0 A 1 PTS 1), D. Strome C (G 1 A 0 PTS 1).
Tampa Bay Lightning
The team has already proved their strength after their opening success against the Blackhawks. Tampa Bay was surely lightning fast with their performance as their offense toppled Chicago’s defense. The Lightning had an equally strong defensive unit to prevent the Blackhawks from scoring. Tampa Bay recorded 33 shots and 16 hits in total. The Lightning were also a bit physical with their performance against Chicago. Tampa served just six minutes in the penalty box and they are all set to take out the Blackhawks once again.
Players to watch: S. Stamkos C (G 1 A 2 PTS 3), A. Killorn LW (G 0 A 2 PTS 2), V. Hedman D (G 0 A 2 PTS 2).
Chicago Blackhawks vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago’s last 7 games.
Chicago is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Blackhawks are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games against Tampa Bay.
Chicago is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Chicago is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Tampa Bay’s last 19 games against Chicago.
Lightning is 6-3 SU in their last 9 games at home.
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Chicago.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games played on a Friday.
Blackhawks vs Lightning Betting Picks
The 2021 online best sportsbook odds are clearly in favor of Tampa Bay to build on their last victory. Chicago Blackhawks are not too strong with their overall performance, especially against a strong offense of Tampa Bay. Back the Lightning to win this game and cover the spread before they take on the Dallas Stars in their next game.
Score Prediction: Lightning 4, Blackhawks 1.