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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars 09/23/2020 NHL Predictions, Spread & Odds

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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars 09-23-2020 NHL Predictions Spread & Odds

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars 09/23/2020 – The Tampa Bay Lightning avoided a 0-2 hole and evened up the series by edging the Dallas Stars in Game 2. Their third encounter in this best-of-seven series is set to happen on Wednesday, September 23 at the Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta way north in Canada. It is NBCSN that will put the game on television and the live coverage with stary at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Live streaming is made available for NHL.TV subscribers. According to NHL Vegas Lines, the Dallas Stars are now the underdogs in Game 3 against the surging Tampa Bay Lightning.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars 09/23/2020

When: Wednesday, September 23, 8:00 PM ET

Where: Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta

TV: NBC

Stream: NHL.TV

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars 09/23/2020 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Tampa Bay Lightning -1.5 (+168) 5 o (-135) -160
Dallas Stars +1.5 (-195) 5 u (+115) +140
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Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning were able to hold on to their lead and prevented a comeback from the Dallas Stars to take Game 2, 3-2. All of the points of the Lightning came in the first quarter and it was Brayden Point starting the scoring at the 11:23 mark and he got the assist from Nikita Kucherov and Victor Hedman. Ondrej Palat also made his contribution with Hedman and Kucherov helping him as well while Kevin Shattenkirk scored the team’s final goal. All goals happened in just five minutes late in the first quarter. Tampa Bay had a total of 14 shots on goal that same quarter.

Players to Watch: N. Kucherov RW (G 6 A 22 PTS 28), B. Point C (G 10 A 16 PTS 25), V. Hedman D (G 9 A 8 PTS 17).

Dallas Stars

The Dallas Stars were jumped early by the Tampa Bay Lightning and their comeback fell short and lost by just one goal in Game 2. All of the goals of the Lightning happened in the first quarter and they find themselves in a deep 0-3 hole to start the game. Their first goal happened in the second period with Joe Pavelski scoring at the 14:43 mark and he got the assists from John Klingberg and Alexander Radulov. The other goal happened in the third period with Mattias Janmark having help from Klingberg and Radulov as well. The team tallied a total of 29 shots on goal for Game 2.

Players to watch: M. Heiskanen D (G 5 A 18 PTS 23), J. Klingberg D (G 3 A 16 PTS 19), J. Benn JW (G 8 A 10 PTS 18).

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars Betting Predictions

Trends

Lightning

Tampa Bay is 12-4 SU in their last 16 games.
Tampa Bay is 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against Dallas.
Lightning is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Dallas.
Tampa Bay is 7-3 SU in their last 10 games this season.

Stars

Dallas is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Dallas’ last 20 games against Tampa Bay.
Dallas is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dallas’ last 7 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay.
Dallas is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games this season.

Lightning vs Stars Betting Picks

The Tampa Bay Lightning evened up the series and they looked formidable in that Game 2 victory. With their strong start, Top Online Sportsbook picked them as the team that will take the series lead at 2-1 against the Dallas Stars.

Moneyline: The Stars are given the ML of +140 being the underdogs while the Lighting was at -160.

Spread: The given spread for this game is at 1.5 points with the Lightning taking the -1.5 while the Stars are given the +1.5. 

Total: The total for Game 3 is at 5 points with the Lightning as the team going over while the Stars are under.

Score Prediction: 4-2, Lighting wins.