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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens Predictions & Betting Odds - NHL Preview

The Tampa Bay Lightning (41-20-5) meet the Montreal Canadiens (31-28-9) in NHL action at the Amalie Arena on Thursday night.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens Predictions & Betting Odds - NHL Preview
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens
March 05,2020
7.05PM (local time)

The Lightning were beaten 2-1 on home-ice by the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night, so ensuring a fifth loss in regulation in their last six games.

The Tampa Bay goal was scored by Mitchell Stephens, while Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves.

Tampa Bay average 3.49 Goals per Game (GPG), while allowing 2.80 (GA). Nikita Kucherov leads the way for the Lightning in goals, points and assists, with 31, 80 and 49 respectively. They are 21-10-2 on home-ice.

Betting Odds - Winner

The Canadiens improved to 4-1-1 in their last six games with an impressive 6-2 win on the road at the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.

The Canadiens’ goals came from Brendan Gallagher, Joel Armia, Jeff Petry, Charles Hudon, Paul Byron and Jordan Weal. Carey Price stopped 20 shots.

Montreal average 3.01 GPG, while allowing 3.06 (GA). Tomas Tatar leads the weay with regards to goals, points and assists for the Habs, with 22, 61 and 39 respectively. They are 17-12-3 on the road.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Lines & Prediction

The Canadiens are very much the team in form coming into this game, but the Lightning have the home-ice advantage and possess a top quality roster. They are therefore our NHL tips in bet predictions for this game.

Tampa Bay are available at best NHL odds of -185 (1.54) with bet365 on the Money Line, with Montreal on offer at +165 (2.65) with Betway Sports.

NHL Bet Predictions: Money Line - Tampa Bay Lightning to Win @ -180 (1.55) with bet365

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