Montreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning 06/30/2021 NHL Spread, Betting Tips and Picks
Montreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning 06/30/2021 – Montreal Canadiens will take on Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2021 current Stanley Cup betting in the best-of-seven series from Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. The Canadiens were unable to make it past Tampa’s powerful offensive unit in their series opener. Montreal will need to step on their defensive skills to defeat the Lightning. Tampa Bay is the defending World Series champions and is all set to take out the Canadiens. Both teams have come a long way in their postseason and are now left with just six remaining games.
Montreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning 06/30/2021
When: Wednesday, June 30, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida
Montreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning 06/30/2021 Betting Odds:
|Montreal Canadiens||+1.5 (-165)||5 o (-115)||+170|
|Tampa Bay Lightning||-1.5 (+145)||5 u (-105)||-200|
What a play from Pally and Cerny for our first of the series! 🙌 pic.twitter.com/5salA3X286
— Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) June 29, 2021
The Montreal Canadiens got off to a bad start after giving up five goals to the Tampa Bay Lightning in their series opener. Montreal’s offensive unit was restricted to just one goal in return. Ben Chiarot was the only scorer for Montreal in their losing effort. The Canadiens will need to win four of their six remaining games in order to defeat the Lightning. Overall, Montreal will need to increase their power play skills and penalty skills. The defensive end is where the Canadiens need improvement.
Players to watch: T. Toffoli RW (G 5 A 9 PTS 14), N. Suzuki C (G 5 A 8 PTS 13), C. Caufield RW (G 4 A 5 PTS 9).
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning has been on fire with their powerful opening and their strong offensive skills have been dominating Montreal. Erik Cernak and Yanni Gourde were the bright spots for Tampa from the offensive end, Nikita Kucherov was at his best and Steven Stamkos was the other notable player to contribute. Tampa Bay’s defensive unit was equally strong to prevent the Canadiens from scoring more than one goal.
Players to watch: N. Kucherov RW (G 5 A 22 PTS 27), B. Point C (G 14 A 6 PTS 20), A. Killorn LW (G 8 A 9 PTS 17).
Montreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Predictions
Montreal is 11-3 SU in their last 14 games.
Montreal is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against Tampa Bay.
Canadiens are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
Montreal is 0-7 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montreal’s last 6 games played on a Wednesday.
Tampa Bay is 10-4 SU in their last 14 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games against Montreal.
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Tampa Bay is 7-0 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Montreal.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games played on a Wednesday when at home.
Canadiens vs Lightning Betting Picks
The Canadiens are a strong team, but the Tampa Bay Lightning is too fast with their overall performance. The NHL final predictions are once again in favor of the Lightning to win and cover.
Score Prediction: Lightning 4, Canadiens 2.