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Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning 04/21/2022 Betting Predictions, Preview and Hockey Spread

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Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning 04-21-2022 Betting Predictions Preview and Hockey Spread

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning 04/21/2022 – It is definitely going to be a back and forth game as the Toronto Maple Leafs are on their way to meet the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Amalie Arena on Thursday night. The Toronto Maple Leafs placed in the second position of the Atlantic Division, currently dominated by the Panthers, with a record of 51-20-6. The Tampa Bay Lightning are in the third position with a record of 46-22-8. The Lightning will be trying to bounce back from their loss against Detroit but are predicted to nosedive and lose this game as per NHL odds today.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning 04/21/2022

When: Thursday, April 21, 8:00 PM ET

Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida

TV: ESPN

Stream: NHL.TV

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning 04/21/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Toronto Maple Leafs +1.5 (-233)6.5 o (-102)+110
Tampa Bay Lightning -1.5 (+185)6.5 u (-102)-138
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Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs are coming into this game after winning 5-2 against the Flyers in their last pairing. As a team, the Maple Leafs are scoring an average of 3.87 goals in each game and have been successful in 27.7 percent of the opportunities in the powerplay. The lead scorer for the team is Auston Matthews who has shot 58 goals so far, while Mitchell Marner has assisted 61 times this season. On defense, the Toronto Maple Leafs are allowing opponents to score 3.07 goals in each game.

Players to watch: A. Matthews C (G 58, A 44, PTS 102), M. Marner RW (G 34, A 61, PTS 95), W. Nylander C (G 32, A 44, PTS 76).

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning are hereafter losing to the Detroit Red Wings in their last game with a score of 4-3. As a team, the Lightning is scoring an average of 3.30 goals in each game and have been successful in 21.3 percent of their opportunities in the powerplay. The top scorer for the team is Steven Stamkos who has scored 33 goals so far, Victor Hedman has also contributed with 54 assists this season. On defense, the Tampa Bay Lightning is allowing opponents to score 2.78 goals in each game.

Players to watch: S. Stamkos C (G 33, A 54, PTS 87), V. Hedman D (G 19, A 54, PTS 73), A. Killorn LW (G 23, A 32, PTS 55).

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Predictions

Trends

Maple Leafs

The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto’s last 12 games.
Toronto are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Toronto are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto’s last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.

Lightning

The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tampa Bay’s last 11 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games against Toronto.
Lightning is 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay’s last 9 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games when playing at home against Toronto.

Maple Leafs vs Lightning Betting Picks

The Tampa Bay Lightning are having the home advantage in this game. But this is not going to help as their performance has been pathetic as of late, especially when compared to their opponents. The Toronto Maple Leafs are going to have a smooth win according to expert NHL predictions.

Score Prediction: Leafs 4, Lightning 2.