Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning 05/06/2022 – The Toronto Maple Leafs will be taking on the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Amalie Arena on Friday evening. This game will be the third between the two teams for the first round of the NHL playoffs. The Toronto Maple Leafs finished second in the Atlantic Division with a record of 54-21. The Tampa Bay Lightning finished in the third position of the same division with a record of 51-23. The Maple Leafs will try to get back on the winning side after losing in game 2. The NHL betting odds today are, however, predicting the Tampa Bay Lightning to win again in this game.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning 05/06/2022
When: Friday, May 6, 7:30 PM ET
Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning 05/06/2022 Betting Odds:
|Toronto Maple Leafs||+0.5 (-238)||6.5 o (-111)||+195|
|Tampa Bay Lightning||-0.5 (+160)||6.5 u (-122)||+165|
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Toronto Maple Leafs
The Toronto Maple Leafs put up a dismal performance in game 2 and lost 5-3 to the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Toronto offense is led by Mitch Marne and Auston Matthews who each have two goals, along with 3 assists. Jake Muzzin has scored one goal and assisted one time so far, while Morgan Rielly has assisted two times. Between the pipes, the Toronto Maple Leafs have been setting up Jack Campbell to face most of the shots. Campbell has a save percentage of 2.56 in the playoffs.
Players to watch: A. Matthews C (G 2, A 3, PTS 5), M. Marner RW (G 2, A 3, PTS 5), J. Muzzin D (G 1, A 1, PTS 2).
Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning lost in the first game of the first round but soon scrambled to victory in game no. 2. The top scorer for the Tampa Bay Lightning is Victor Hedman who has scored 4 points in the postseason. Hedman has also assisted the highest number of times in the team with 3 in his bag, and has also scored one goal. Nikita Kucherov has scored 3 points and has assisted twice in the playoffs. On defense, the Tampa Bay Lightning have been mostly using the services of Andrei Vasilevskiy who has a save percentage of 4.02 in the postseason.
Players to watch: V. Hedman D (G 1, A 3, PTS 4), N. Kucherov RW (G 1, A 2, PTS 3), C. Perry RW (G 1, A 0, PTS 1).
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Predictions
Toronto are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Toronto’s last 15 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
Toronto are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Toronto are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games played in May.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Tampa Bay’s last 11 games.
Tampa Bay are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games against Toronto.
Tampa Bay are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games when playing at home against Toronto.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Picks
The Toronto Maple Leafs are definitely going to put up a good fight in this game, after being embarrassed in the last game. However, the Tampa Bay Lightning have the home advantage in this one, and are thus expected to win as per expert NHL predictions and odds.
Score Prediction: Lightning 4, Leafs 2.