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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens 07/05/2021 NHL Results, Odds and Predictions

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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens 07-05-2021 NHL Results Odds and Predictions

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens 07/05/2021 – The Stanley Cup Finals have almost come to an end as the Tampa Bay Lightning takes the lead against the Montreal Canadiens. The defending World Series champions are just one game away from repeating history and continuing their glory. The Lightning is now holding a 3-0 lead and with four games remaining in the series. The top online sportsbook continues to favor the Lightning to win and get past the Canadiens. As for Montreal, they are on the brink of being knocked out and becoming the runners-up of the trophy.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens 07/05/2021

When: Monday, July 5, 8:00 PM ET

Where: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec

TV: NBC

Stream: NHL.TV

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens 07/05/2021 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Tampa Bay Lightning -1.5 (+200) 5 o (-105) -150
Montreal Canadiens +1.5 (-240) 5 u (-115) +130
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Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning will need to win just one of their four remaining games in the best-of-seven series. This team dominated the Canadiens in their three games and are all set to take the Stanley Cup. In their series opener, the Lightning scored five and gave up just one. Tampa continued their success by scoring 3-1 in their second game. Last night, the Lightning managed to get 30 shots in their game with 46 hits. Overall, they have 31 face-offs against the Canadiens.

Players to watch: N. Kucherov RW (G 8 A 24 PTS 32), B. Point C (G 14 A 9 PTS 23), S. Stamkos C (G 8 A 10 PTS 18).

Montreal Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens are in a crucial situation as they need to win all their four remaining games in the best-of-seven. This team struggled with their defense as they gave up six goals to Tampa in their last game. From the offensive end, they were restricted to just three. Montreal managed to get 35 shots in total with 38 hits. Overall, they recorded 30 face-offs with two penalty minutes against the Lightning.

Players to watch: N. Suzuki C (G 7 A 8 PTS 15), T. Toffoli RW (G 5 A 9 PTS 14),  C. Caufield RW (G 4 A 6 PTS 10).

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Predictions

Trends

Lightning

Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Tampa Bay is 7-0 SU in their last 7 games against Montreal.
Lightning is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Montreal.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games played on a Monday.

Canadiens

Montreal is 11-5 SU in their last 16 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Montreal’s last 15 games against Tampa Bay.
Montreal is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Montreal is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal’s last 5 games played on a Monday.

Lightning vs Canadiens Betting Picks

Montreal tried their best to prevent the Lightning from scoring, but their powerful offense has made it impossible to win. The hockey betting odds are in favor of the Lightning to continue their success and win this series with ease.

Score Prediction: Lightning 3, Canadiens 1.