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Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 01/15/2022 Analysis, Odds and Picks

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Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 01-15-2022 Analysis Odds and Picks

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 01/15/2022 – The Tampa Bay Lightning are inching closer to seizing the top spot in the Atlantic Division. With 55 points in 39 games, the team is eager to chase the supreme seat. On Saturday, Tampa Bay will have the chance zero in the goal as the Amalie Arena is set to host the battle between the Lightning and Dallas Stars. The hosts are huge favorites with -125 match-winner price in the latest NHL Betting Lines. The Stars, who are currently sixth in the Central, will enter the match bruised from a 7-1 demolition from the Florida Panthers – the Atlantic leaders. Dallas is pegged at +260 as the game is set to begin at 07:00 PM Eastern Time to be shown live on ESPN+ and NHL.TV.

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 01/15/2022

When: Saturday, January 15, 7:00 PM ET

Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 01/15/2022 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Dallas Stars +1.5 (-164) 6 o (-115) +260
Tampa Bay Lightning -1.5 (+133) 6 u (-115) -125
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Dallas Stars

The short road trip is off to a rough start for the Stars. The team got beaten black and blue by the Panthers on Friday, just three days after they dominated Seattle at home. The Florida road trip continues as the Stars are set to play in the second night of a back-to-back at the Amalie Arena to face the Tampa Bay Lightning. Coach Rick Bowness did not mince words as he criticized his players following Friday’s rout. The Stars’ tactician said his team is “very comfortable playing at home and uncomfortable playing on the road.” Heading over to Tampa next, the Stars know that another hostile environment is about to welcome them. Bowness is aware that his team must address their lapses immediately, otherwise, the team must brace for another disaster of a loss.

Players to watch: J. Pavelski C (G 15, A 20, PTS 35), J. Robertson LW (G 13, A 19, PTS 32), R. Hintz LW (G 14, A 12, PTS 26).

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning are eager to build momentum as they continue their chase to reign supreme in their division. Tampa Bay took care of business last time out, defeating Vancouver at home on Thursday, 4-2, to notch their fourth win in five games. The Lightning will welcome the Stars next, and the squad is smelling blood. Aware that the visitors are coming off a forgettable loss at the FLA Live Arena, Tampa Bay will be out to attack jugular. A win at home will be huge for the Lightning before hitting the scheduled three-game road trip where they could finally surpass the Panthers for the top spot in the Atlantic. 

Players to watch: S. Stamkos C (G 18, A 27, PTS 45), V. Hedman D (G 7, A 32, PTS 39), A. Killorn LW (G 11, A 24, PTS 35).

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Predictions

Trends

Stars

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas’ last 7 games.
Dallas are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
Stars are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games against Tampa Bay.
Dallas are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Dallas are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.

Lightning

The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tampa Bay’s last 10 games.
Tampa Bay are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games against Dallas.
Tampa Bay are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games at home.
Tampa Bay are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Dallas.

Stars vs Lightning Betting Picks

Book another rout in Florida. For the second straight night, the Stars will suffer the same fate they had against the Panthers. The Lightning, who are heavy favorites in the NHL Odds, will exploit Dallas’ porous defense. There will be no question as to the outcome of this battle. Easy win for Tampa Bay. 

Score Prediction: Stars 1, Lightning 5.