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Detroit Red Wings vs Tampa Bay Lightning 03/04/2022 Favorite Analysis, Odds and Best Picks
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Detroit Red Wings vs Tampa Bay Lightning 03/04/2022 – Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida will play host to the Detroit Red Wings and the Tampa Bay Lightning as they square off in an anticipated NHL game. The Red Wings are stuck at the fifth position in the Atlantic Division and the Tampa Bay Lightning remains at the second spot. Detroit is coming off a neat victory and the Lightning is coming off an unexpected loss. The NHL puck line betting predictions are foreseeing a victory for the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Detroit Red Wings vs Tampa Bay Lightning 03/04/2022
When: Friday, March 4, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida
Detroit Red Wings vs Tampa Bay Lightning 03/04/2022 Betting Odds:
Detroit Red Wings
The Detroit Red Wings are holding a 24-24-6 record after their last success against the Carolina Hurricanes. It was an important victory for Detroit as they scored four goals and gave up three in return. Detroit’s weak defense is giving up 3.13 goals per game and their offensive unit is scoring 2.91. Their power play opportunities are closing in at 16.9 percent and their penalty kill is successful at 76 percent.
Players to watch: D. Larkin C (G 27, A 29, PTS 56), T. Bertuzzi LW (G 23, A 22, PTS 45), L. Raymond RW (G 16, A 27, PTS 43).
Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning have dominated most of their opponents with a 35-12-6 record. Tampa Bay is only one game behind the Panthers and they remain ahead of the Maple Leafs. However, they came off an unexpected 5-1 defeat in their last game against the Penguins. Steven Stamkos is the lead scorer for the Lightning with 26 goals and 60 points. Tampa Bay is giving up 2.73 goals per game and successfully closing in at 80.7 percent with their penalty kill. Tampa’s power play is at 20.2 percent.
Players to watch: S. Stamkos C (G 26, A 34, PTS 60), V. Hedman D (G 11, A 40, PTS 51), A. Killorn LW (G 16, A 29, PTS 45).
Detroit Red Wings vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit’s last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games.
Red Wings vs Lightning Betting Picks
Tampa Bay Lightning has a powerful offensive unit that is reaching 3.46 goals per game. The Red Wings are no match for Tampa in this game. The odds to win NHL have predicted the Lightning to win and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Lightning 5, Red Wings 2.