Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 6 (4/6): NHL
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- Apr 6, 2022, 8:28:25 AM
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|Time||7:30 p.m. EST|
|Lightning money line||-135|
|Lightning spread||-1.5 (+170)|
|Capitals money line||+115|
|Capitals spread||+1.5 (-200)|
|Over / under||6|
2021-2022 season stats
|Tampa Bay Lightning||Washington Capitals|
|Road / home record||22-12-2||16-15-5|
|Goals per game||3.30||3.20|
|Goals allowed per game||2.80||2.90|
|Shots per game||30.7||31.2|
|Shots allowed per game||29.8||29.2|
|Over / under record||35-32-2||40-27-2|
The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to Washington to take on the Capitals on Wednesday night. This is the second and last time these teams face off on the regular season, Tamp Bay won the last 2 games 3-2 at home and 2-1 in Washington.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING
Tampa Bay have won 3 of their last 5 games and are 22-14 on the road so far this season. They have a 43-19-7 record overall ranking 3rd in the Atlantic division. The Lightning are 12-7-2 against opponents from the Atlantic. Tampa Bay is sixth in the Eastern Conference with 30.6 shots per game and is averaging 3.3 goals.
Steven Stamkos has 78 total points while scoring 32 goals and totaling 46 assists for the Lightning. Nikita Kucherov has three goals and 11 assists over the last 10 games for Tampa Bay.
In their last 10 games Lightning are 5-5, averaging 3 goals, 5.2 assists, 4.8 penalties and 11.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .912 save percentage.
The Capitals have lost 3 of their last 5 games and are 16-15-5 at home with a 37-22-10 record overall ranking 4th in the Metropolitan division. The Capitals are 24-12-4 in Eastern Conference games. Washington has scored 221 goals and ranks sixth in the Eastern Conference averaging 3.2 goals per game. Alex Ovechkin leads the team with 42.
Evgeny Kuznetsov leads the Capitals with 44 assists and has 66 points this season. Ovechkin has 9 points over the last 10 games for Washington..
In their last 10 games the Capitals are 6-4, averaging 3 goals, 4.2 assists, 4.2 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with an .882 save percentage.
Tampa Bay are 40-18-5 as favorites this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games.
Washington are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Washington's last 13 games.
Both teams have been great offensively and defensively but the Lightning are the better team. They have won 40 of 63 games as favorites and have also won the last 2 games against the Capitals this season. Washington haven't been profitable at home this season and are only 11-25 ATS. Take the Lightning to win.
PICK: Lightning ML (-135)
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