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Pittsburgh Penguins vs Tampa Bay Lightning 03/03/2022 Spread, Game Analysis and Tips

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs Tampa Bay Lightning 03-03-2022 Spread Game Analysis and Tips

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Tampa Bay Lightning 03/03/2022 – The Penguins are one of the top teams this season with a 33-14-8 record. Pittsburgh remains at the second spot in the Metropolitan Division and is up against the Lightning. The NHL betting lines are updated with all the odds and recent betting trends for this exciting game. The Penguins will face off against Tampa Bay who remains at the top of the Atlantic Division. The Lightning has been a tough opponent this season and is all set to host the Penguins at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Tampa Bay Lightning 03/03/2022

When: Thursday, March 3, 7:00 PM ET

Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Tampa Bay Lightning 03/03/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Pittsburgh Penguins +1.5 (-185)6 o (-105)+225
Tampa Bay Lightning -1.5 (+149)6 u (-105)-105
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Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins will enter this game riding a two-game winning streak. The Penguins defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday with a 3-2 final score. Evgeni Malkin contributed one assist and one goal in close to 20 minutes of gameplay. Chad Ruhwedel and Sidney Crosby were the other players to contribute one goal each. Bryan Rust passed the puck twice for the three goals scored by the Penguins.

Players to watch: J. Guentzel LW (G 25, A 28, PTS 53), S. Crosby C (G 16, A 34, PTS 50), K. Letang D (G 6, A 42, PTS 48).

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning will enter this game riding a hot five-game winning streak. Tampa Bay is holding a 35-11-6 record on the season and is two games ahead of the Panthers. Tampa Bay defeated the Ottawa Senators last night with a 5-2 final score. The Lightning has Brayden Point contributed three assists and one goal in just 16 plus minutes of gameplay. Mikhail Sergachev scored once while Nikita Kuherov contributed one assist and one game in their success. Tampa took a total of 22 attempts against the Senators.

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).

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Predictions

Trends

Penguins

Pittsburgh are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
Pittsburgh are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Tampa Bay.
Penguins are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Pittsburgh’s last 13 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay.
Pittsburgh are 13-5 SU in their last 18 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.

Lightning

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games.
Tampa Bay are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Tampa Bay’s last 19 games against Pittsburgh.
Tampa Bay are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Tampa Bay’s last 13 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh.

Penguins vs Lightning Betting Picks

The online sportsbook odds are intact for the Lightning to win this game and cover the spread with ease. Pittsburgh is a strong team but not strong enough to prevent the Lightning from scoring in big numbers.

Score Prediction: Lightning 4, Penguins 2.