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Bet on Underdog Lightning To Continue Streak vs Knights

The Tampa Bay Lightning are a road underdog in the NHL odds tonight as they attempt to extend their winning streak to four games in a matchup against the Vegas Golden Knights.

The Lightning have won three in a row coming into Tuesday’s showdown with Vegas since acquiring forward Anthony Duclair and defenseman Matt Dumba at the trade deadline. Tampa Bay recorded 18 goals in the three wins, including a 5-3 triumph at Florida on Saturday.

Bet on Underdog LightningTo Continue Streak vs Knights
Bet on Underdog LightningTo Continue Streak vs Knights

Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov is second in the league with 114 points, including three in a 5-4 win over Vegas at home on Dec. 21. Duclair has four points and is a +5 in three games since coming over from San Jose.


The Golden Knights have recovered from a 2-8-1 stretch with three wins in their last four games after a 3-1 triumph against New Jersey on Sunday. Vegas is tied with Los Angeles for third in the Pacific Division.

Tampa Bay is +2800 in the odds to win the Stanley Cup and the Golden Knights are +1100 to repeat as champions.

 

Lightning vs Golden Knights Game Information

  • Game: Lightning (36-25-6) vs Golden Knights (36-24-7)
  • Location: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Date/Time: March 19, 10 p.m. ET
  • Lightning vs Golden Knights Live Stream: NHL.com

 

The Golden Knights are the favorite in the NHL latest line as they go for a fourth win in the last five meetings against the Lightning. Vegas coughed up a two-goal lead in the loss at Tampa Bay earlier this season after winning three in a row in the series – two after regulation. The Golden Knights are 21-10-2 at T-Mobile Arena while the Lightning are 15-16-2 on the road.

 

Lightning vs Golden Knights Spreads and Odds


 

  • Over bettors are 5-0 at the BetUS sportsbook in the last five Lightning games and 33-31-3 on the season.
  • Vegas F Jonathan Marchessault has five goals in his last four games and leads the team with 58 points.
  • The over is 5-1-1 in the last seven meetings.
  • Tampa Bay C Brayden Point boasts 11 goals in his last 13 games and scored twice versus Vegas in December.
  • The under is 3-2 in the last five Golden Knights contests, and 34-33 on the season.
  • The Lightning have hit the first-period game total over in 51 of their last 86 games.
  • Vegas has covered the puck line in 58 of its last 102 contests.
  • Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos has three goals and six assists during a five-game point streak.

 

Lightning vs Golden Knights Over/Under Pick: Under 6½

This could have the makings of a tight, playoff-style game, unlike the first meeting in December. Both teams will be stressing defense and have been getting solid goaltending.

 

 

Lightning vs Golden Knights ATS Pick: Lightning +1½

Tampa Bay has looked like a different team the last three games and goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy is coming off a brilliant performance, stopping 47 of 50 shots at Florida.

 

 

Lightning vs Golden Knights Moneyline Pick: Lightning +115

We expect the Bolts will try to limit Jack Eichel and Marchessault, forcing the rest of the lineup to try to beat them. The Golden Knights are healthier than they have been, but they are still in the middle of the NHL pack offensively if you bet online.

 

 

Lightning vs Golden Knights Player Prop: Duclair Anytime Goal (+275)

Duclair has been skating with Point and Kucherov, which certainly gives him plenty of value.

 

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Lightning vs Golden Knights Prediction

Lightning 3, Golden Knights 2: This game is difficult to call, but we think Tampa Bay may be on a roll that will seal a playoff spot down the road. Defenseman Victor Hedman is also on a hot streak for the Lightning (seven points, +7, four games).

 

 

 

Questions Of The Day

Which team has been a better bet ATS this season?


Tampa Bay. The Lightning have a slight edge at 31-36 ATS while Vegas is 30-37.

Will Eichel make the scoresheet for the Golden Knights?


Yes. Eichel is on a roll with seven points in his last four games and owns 16 in 20 meetings with Tampa Bay.

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