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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche 06/18/2022 Game 2 Tips, Forecast and Stanley Cup Analysis

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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche 06-18-2022 Game 2 Tips Forecast and Stanley Cup Analysis

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche 06/18/2022 – The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Colorado Rockies will enter their second game from Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado as they continue their NHL Stanley Cup battle. The NHL finals betting odds are updated online as these top teams continue their best-of-seven series. The Tampa Bay Lightning will try to rebound from their series opener as they continue on the road against Colorado. The Avalanche has the upper hand in this series with a 1-0 record and they look for their second consecutive victory at home.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche 06/18/2022

When: Saturday, June 18, 8:00 PM ET

Where: Ball Arena, Denver, Colorado

TV: ABC

Stream: NHL.TV

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche 06/18/2022 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Tampa Bay Lightning +1.5 (-200) 6 o (-110) +140
Colorado Avalanche -1.5 (+170) 6 u (-110) -160
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Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning are left with six games this season and they need to win four. The Lightning is just a few games away from retaining their World Championship title. Tampa Bay scored three goals in their last game, but the Avalanche scored four in return. Tampa’s powerful offense is averaging 3.48 goals per game in 30.9 shots. Steven Stamkos continues to lead his team in points and goals scored.  

Players to watch: Steven Stamkos C (G 42, A 64, PTS 106), Victor Hedman D (G 20, A 65, PTS 85), Nikita Kucherov RW (G 25, A 44, PTS 69).

Colorado Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche proved to be a threat in the opener as they took out the Lighting with ease. Colorado’s top offensive unit seems to be dominating the Lightning. Cale Makar is the top player for the Avalanche and Nathan MacKinnon is the other notable player. Gabriel Landeskog, Mikko Rantanen, Darcy Kemper, and Pavel Francouz are the bright spots for the Avalanche. Francois is averaging 2.88 in GAA and holding a save percentage of .906.

Players to watch: Mikko Rantanen RW (G 36, A 56, PTS 92), Nathan MacKinnon C (G 32, A 56, PTS 88), Nazem Kadri C (G 28, A 59, PTS 87).

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche Betting Predictions

Trends

Lightning

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games.
Tampa Bay are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Tampa Bay are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Colorado.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games on the road.
Tampa Bay are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Colorado.

Avalanche

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado’s last 9 games.
Colorado are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado’s last 6 games against Tampa Bay.
Colorado are 13-4 SU in their last 17 games at home.
Colorado are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay.

Lightning vs Avalanche Betting Picks

Both teams are performing their best and they are at their peak with their offensive skill. However, the NHL recent betting predictions are in favor of the Colorado Avalanche winning this game at home and covering the spread.

Score Prediction: Avalanche 4, Lightning 2.