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Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 05/05/2021 Previews, NHL Spread & Game Analysis

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Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 05-05-2021 Previews NHL Spread & Game Analysis

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 05/05/2021 – The best NHL betting sites have been exciting right from the start with some of the top teams battling to sustain in their respective divisions. Dallas Stars are one of those teams trying to move ahead of their fifth spot in the Central Division play. The Stars will need to square off against Tampa Bay Lightning as they open a two-game series from Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. Tampa Bay Lighting sits in third place and is way better than the Stars. The Lightning will enter this game with a winning record as they look forward to taking on the Stars at home.

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 05/05/2021

When: Wednesday, May 5, 7:00 PM ET

Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida

TV: BSSUN | BSSW+

Stream: NHL.TV

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 05/05/2021 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Dallas Stars +1.5 (-170) 5.5 o (+109) +143
Tampa Bay Lightning -1.5 (+150) 5.5 o (-120) -158
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Dallas Stars

Dallas Stars enter this game riding a four-game losing streak. The Stars dropped their last game against the Panthers with a final score of 5-4. After their loss, Dallas declined to 21-17-14 on the season. The Stars have been holding the eighth rank on the season with their defense as they surrender 2.65 goals on average per game. From the offensive end, they are touching 2.8 per game. Joe Pavelski takes the lead in points and Jason Robertson is the leader in assists with 26. Dallas will need more support from their offense if they want to get past the Lightning.

Players to watch: J. Pavelski C (G 22 A 23 PTS 45), J. Robertson LW (G 15 A 26 PTS 41), R. Hintz LW (G 15 A 25 PTS 40).

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning will enter this game holding a 35-14-3 record on the season. Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Detroit Red Wings in their last game with a 2-1 final score. The Lightning dropped their first game against the Red Wings with a 1-0 final score. Tampa Bay is holding the seventh rank with their offense as they reach an average of 3.31 goals per game. From the defensive end, they are giving up 2.52 goals in return. When it comes to their power play, they are touching an average of close to 17 percent. Brayden Point is the leader in scoring with while Victor Hedman is the leader in assists with 35.

Players to watch: B. Point C (G 22 A 24 PTS 46), O. Palat LW (G 15 A 30 PTS 45), V. Hedman D (G 9 A 35 PTS 44).

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Predictions

Trends

Stars

Dallas is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Dallas is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against Tampa Bay.
Stars are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Dallas is 3-6 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Dallas’ last 15 games when playing as the underdog.

Lightning

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay’s last 8 games.
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games against Dallas.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games at home.
Tampa Bay is 6-3 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Dallas.

Stars vs Lightning Betting Picks

Dallas Stars are not strong enough to get past a team like Tampa Bay. The Stars will struggle from the offensive end since Tampa has a strong defense. Back the Lightning to win this game and cover the spread with the latest NHL odds & predictions in their favor.

Score Prediction: Lightning 5, Stars 2.