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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Winnipeg Jets 03/08/2022 Picks, Betting Predictions and Preview
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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Winnipeg Jets 03/08/2022 – Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba will play host to the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Winnipeg Jets for an entertaining NHL game. The Tampa Bay Lightning are second in the Atlantic Division with a record of 37-12-6, only one position below the dominating Panthers. The Winnipeg Jets are sixth in the Central Division with a record of 24-22-10. The Winnipeg Jets are no match for the strong Tampa Bay Lightning who are predicted to win this game by sports betting experts.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Winnipeg Jets 03/08/2022
When: Tuesday, March 8, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Canada Life Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Winnipeg Jets 03/08/2022 Betting Odds:
Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning are turning out to be one of the most favored teams in this NHL season. Tampa Bay has won seven of their last eight games played. As a team, the Lightning is scoring an average of 3.4 goals per game and making use of 21.4 percent of its opportunities in the powerplay. The lead scorer for the team is Steven Stamkos who has scored 27 on the net while Victor Hedman is leading the team in assists with 43. On defense, the Tampa Bay Lightning is allowing opponents to score 2.7 goals in every game on an average.
Players to watch: S. Stamkos C (G 27, 35, 62), V. Hedman D (G 13, 43, 56), A. Killorn LW (G 16, 29, 45).
The Winnipeg Jets are having a very weak season so far. In their last game, the Jets played against the New York Rangers and lost due to a shoddy defense. As a team, the Winnipeg Jets are scoring an average of 3 goals in every game and making use of 22 percent of their opportunities in the powerplay. The lead scorer for the team is Kyle Connor who has scored 33 goals so far while Blake Wheeler has assisted the highest number of times with 31 in his bag. On defense, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing opponents to score an average of 3 goals in every game.
Players to watch: K. Connor LW (G 33, 29, 62), M. Scheifele C (G 20, 25, 45), P. Dubois C (G 22, 22, 44).
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Winnipeg Jets Betting Predictions
Tampa Bay are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Winnipeg’s last 5 games.
Kings vs Bruins Betting Picks
The Winnipeg Jets will need to build on their defense if they want to win this game against Tampa Bay. NHL betting lines are in favor of a win for the Tampa Bay Lightning in this game.
Score Prediction: Lightning 4, Jets 1.