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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings 05/02/2021 Previews, Hockey Betting & Predictions
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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings 05/02/2021 – Tampa Bay Lightning will hit the road in this game to square off against Detroit Red Wings from Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. Tampa Bay is holding the third spot in the Central Division play and they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. The Red Wings are stuck at the seventh spot ahead of the Blue Jackets and they look forward to continuing their success. The best sportsbook for 2021 has all the odds and lines available as these teams battle to increase their overall and division record.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings 05/02/2021
When: Sunday, May 2, 3:00 PM ET
Where: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, Michigan
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings 05/02/2021 Betting Odds:
Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning is just behind the Panthers in the second and is ahead of the Predators in the fourth. Tampa Bay has been a top-three team for a long time in the Central Division play. In their last game, they lost against the Detroit Red Wings with a final score of 1-0. Tampa Bay broke their four-game losing streak after their last defeat. From the offensive end, they are touching an average of 3.38 goals per game while their defense is surrendering 2.56 to opponents. The Lightning has a penalty kill of close to 83 percent.
Players to watch: B. Point C (G 22 A 24 PTS 46), O. Palat LW (G 15 A 30 PTS 45), V. Hedman D (G 9 A 35 PTS 44).
Detroit Red Wings
The Red Wings will enter this game holding a bad 18-26-9 record on the season. Detroit Red Wings were unable to do much against their opponents and they are considered as one of those worst teams. The Red Wings have a weak offense that is giving up 2.21 goals on average per game. From the defensive end, they are surrendering 3.06 to opponents. Detroit is touching a penalty kill of close to 78 percent and their power play is touching close to 11 percent.
Players to watch: F. Hronek D (G 2 A 21 PTS 23), D. Larkin C (G 9 A 14 PTS 23), A. Erne LW (G 11 A 8 PTS 19).
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings Betting Picks
The Lightning will need to rebound and they have a clear shot at this game to get past the Red Wings. Look for Tampa Bay to win this game and cover the spread with the NHL top gambling site in their favor.
Score Prediction: Lightning 6, Red Wings 2.