NHL Picks: Leafs vs Lightning

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The Leafs are on the road and this time they will be playing at the Lightning arena. Which team will you be supporting? In this NHL Picks: Leafs vs Lightning article, I will give you the best picks and all the information about both teams.

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Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning

The Toronto Maple Leafs are reeling from a tough 5-4 defeat at the hands of the Detroit Red Wings. This loss comes on the heels of a promising three-game winning streak, but now they’ve stumbled with back-to-back losses. Despite their offensive prowess, averaging 3.65 goals per game, the Leafs have shown vulnerability on the defensive end, conceding an average of 3.13 goals per game.

Meanwhile, the Tampa Bay Lightning have also hit a rough patch, dropping four of their last five matchups. Currently sitting in sixth place in the Eastern Conference standings, the Lightning are eager to reverse their fortunes. Their recent 4-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres only adds to their woes. While Tampa Bay boasts a solid offensive record, averaging 3.48 goals per game, they too have struggled defensively, allowing an average of 3.25 goals per game. With both teams facing defensive challenges, it’s shaping up to be an intriguing matchup when they meet on the ice.

 

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Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning
SportsbookToronto Maple Leafs Moneyline OddsTampa Bay Lightning Moneyline Odds
BetOBet+106-130
iBet+108-127
PowerPlay Sports+110-138
Odds were correct at the time of writing. Please check the specific site for the most up-to-date odds.
SportsbookToronto Maple Leafs Puck Line OddsTampa Bay Lightning Puck Line Odds
BetOBet(-263) +1.5(+173) -1.5
iBet(-213) +1.5(+170) -1.5
PowerPlay Sports(-225) +1.5(+163) -1.5
Odds were correct at the time of writing. Please check the specific site for the most up-to-date odds.

How the game will play out

I don´t think it´s hard to make a prediction for this game. With the Lightning hosting the game on their home ice, it’s hard to envision the Leafs coming out on top in this matchup.

My pick: The Tampa Bay Lightning to win this game.

Toronto Maple Leafs Injury Report

  • Bobby McMann
  • Max Domi
  • Calle Jarnkrok
  • John Klingberg
  • Matt Murray
  • Jake Muzzin

Tampa Bay Lightning Injury Report

  • Luke Glendening
  • Tyler Motte
  • Jonas Johansson
  • Haydn Fleury
  • Mikhail Sergachev
  • Logan Brown

These were my NHL Picks: Leafs vs Lightning . You can check our online sportsbook reviews for all the details about Canadian sportsbooks. Have a look at SNNOW to watch all NHL games.

About the Author

João Pedro Freitas

João Pedro Freitas has been working in online gambling since 2022, being the most recent addition to the team. He loves to write sports articles and likes to analyse all kinds of sports, especially soccer and UFC. João focuses on writing content and creating strategies to ensure that the team is up to date on all Canadian and American sports.
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