Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens 07/02/2021 – Tampa Bay Lightning took one step further to the Stanley Cup Finals after defeating Montreal Canadiens in their second outing. Tampa Bay will enter Game 3 against Montreal Canadiens from Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec. The Canadians will be playing this game at home and they hope to make up for their loss. The nhl betting odds are flourishing online as these teams continue their best-of-seven series.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens 07/02/2021
When: Friday, July 2, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens 07/02/2021 Betting Odds:
|Tampa Bay Lightning||-1.5 (+206)||5 o (-102)||-147|
|Montreal Canadiens||+1.5 (-234)||5 u (-112)||+133|
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— Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) July 1, 2021
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning will need to win just two of their five remaining games to retain their World Series title. This team scored three goals in their second game and restricted the Canadiens to just one. Tampa Bay is touching 3.30 goals per game and is scoring at close to 36 percent. From the defensive end, the Lightning is surrendering 1.95 goals to opponents. Brayden Point is the leader in scoring with 14 goals while Nikita Kucherov is the leader in assists with 23.
Players to watch: N. Kucherov RW (G 7 A 23 PTS 30), B. Point C (G 14 A 9 PTS 23), S. Stamkos C (G 8 A 10 PTS 18).
The Canadiens will need to win four of their five remaining games to get past the Lightning. Montreal has been struggling from the defensive end as they are surrendering 2.37 goals per game on average. From the offensive end, they are touching the same 2.37. Nick Suzuki is the leader with six goals while Tyler Toffoli is the assists leader with nine. Montreal is scoring close to 21 percent with their power play opportunities.
Players to watch: N. Suzuki C (G 6 A 8 PTS 14), T. Toffoli RW (G 5 A 9 PTS 14), C. Caufield RW (G 4 A 5 PTS 9).
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Predictions
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Tampa Bay is 6-0 SU in their last 6 games against Montreal.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay’s last 8 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Montreal.
Tampa Bay is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games this season.
Montreal is 11-4 SU in their last 15 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Montreal’s last 8 games against Tampa Bay.
Montreal is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal’s last 6 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay.
Montreal is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games played on a Friday.
Lightning vs Canadiens Betting Picks
The Lightning will strike back again despite playing this game on the road. Tampa Bay has been powerful with their overall performance and the best sportsbook is clearly in their favor.
Score Prediction: Lightning 2, Canadiens 1.