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Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 09/26/2020 NHL Picks, Predictions & Previews

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Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 09-26-2020 NHL Picks Predictions & Previews

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 09/26/2020 – The Tampa Bay Lightning are just one win away to be declared the 2020 Stanley Cup Champions as they defeated the Dallas Stars in Game 4 via overtime. Game 5 is going to happen on Saturday, September 26  in Canada at the Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. NBC  will be taking the broadcast rights for this game and they will begin the live telecast at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The live stream is made available through NHL.TV through subscription. It is seen by NHL Vegas Lines that the Tampa Bay Lightning will be taking home the Stanley Cup after Game 5 against the Dallas Stars.

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 09/26/2020

When: Saturday, September 26, 8:00 PM ET

Where: Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta

TV: NBC

Stream: NHL.TV

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning 09/26/2020 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Dallas Stars +1.5 (-222) 5.5 o (+131) +141
Tampa Bay Lightning -1.5 (+176) 5.5 u (-161) -175
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Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars are now in a deep 1-3 hole against the Tampa Bay Lightning and they have their backs against the wall heading to Game 5. The Stars had controlled the game scoring the first two goals of the game with John Klingberg taking and assist from Esa Lindell. The second was from Joe Pavelski and he got some help from Jamie Benn and Alexander Radulov. With the game tied at 2-2, Corey Perry scored the go-ahead goal but after that, the Lightning scored the next two goals. Joe Pavelski scored the equalizer goal in the final period at the 11:35 mark but failed to take the victory in overtime.

Players to watch: M. Heiskanen D (G 5 A 18 PTS 24), J. Klingberg D (G 3 A 16 PTS 19), J. Benn JW (G 8 A 10 PTS 18)

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning came through after a tight battle against the Dallas Stars and won in overtime, 5-4. The winning goal came from Kevin Shattenkirk at the 6:34 mark in overtime and he got some help from Victor Hedman and Pat Maroon. Brad Point had two goals to start the scoring for the lighting. With the game tied at 3-2, Yanni Gourde scored the equalizer goal late in the second period and he got an assist from Nikita Kucherov and Mikhail Sergachev. Another followed in the fourth period with Alex Killom getting the go-ahead goal at the 6:41 mark before the Stars forced overtime a few minutes after.

Players to watch: N. Kucherov RW (G 7 A 23 PTS 30), B. Point C (G 11 A 17 PTS 28), V. Hedman D (G 10 A 10 PTS 20).

Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Predictions

Trends

Stars

Dallas is 3-8 SU in their last 11 games against Tampa Bay.
Dallas is 8-3 SU in their last 11 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Dallas’s last 11 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
Dallas is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas’ last 7 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Lightning

Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Tampa Bay’s last 18 games against Dallas.
Tampa Bay is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tampa Bay’s last 11 games when playing at home against Dallas.
Tampa Bay is 11-3 SU in their last 14 games this season.

Stars vs Lightning Betting Picks

The Tampa Bay Lightning have shown their resiliency in the 2020 Stanley Cup and that overtime loss in Game 4 dropped the confidence of the Dallas Stars. Top Online Sportsbook sees this game as the last one of the year as the Tampa Bay Lightning will be crowned as champions.

Moneyline: The Lighting as the favorites are given the ML of -153 while the Stars are at +133 if they extend the series.

Spread: It is 1.5 points between both teams with the Lightning are at -1.5 while the Stars take the +1.5.

Total: The given total for Game 5 is at 5 points. Lightning are going over while the Stars should be the team under

Score Prediction: 6-2, Lightning wins.