Nashville Predators at Tampa Bay Lightning - 3/13/21 NHL Picks and Prediction
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Tampa Bay Lightning (18-5-2) vs Nashville Predators (11-15-1)
Game Info: Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Amalie Arena)
Betting Odds: Tampa Bay Lightning -233 / Nashville Predators +208 --- Over/Under: 5.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Nashville Predators and Tampa Bay Lightning meet Saturday in NHL action at the Amalie Arena.
The Nashville Predators need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Nashville Predators are averaging 2.3 goals per game and are scoring on 19.1 percent of their power play opportunities. Filip Forsberg leads Nashville with 10 goals, Roman Josi has 14 assists and Viktor Arvidsson has 91 shots on goal. Defensively, the Nashville Predators are allowing 3.3 goals per game and are killing 70 percent of their opponents power plays. Juuse Saros has allowed 34 goals on 323 shots faced and Pekka Rinne has allowed 49 goals on 476 shots.
The Tampa Bay Lightning look for a win after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Tampa Bay Lightning are averaging 3.6 goals per game and are scoring on 28.9 percent of their power play opportunities. Steven Stamkos leads Tampa Bay with 12 goals, Victor Hedman has 20 assists and Brayden Point has 69 shots on goal. Defensively, the Tampa Bay Lightning are allowing 2.1 goals per game and are killing 86.9 percent of their opponents power plays. Andrei Vasilevskiy has given up 36 goals on 564 shots faced and Curtis McElhinney has given up 16 goals on 126 shots.
The Predators are 4-11 in their last 15 road games and 1-5 in their last 6 overall. The Lightning are 70-29 in their last 99 home games and 62-24 in their last 86 overall. The over is 4-1-1 in Predators last 6 overall. The over is 4-0 in Lightning last 4 overall. The Predators are 0-5 in the last 5 meetings. The road team is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings. The favorite is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings.
The Nashville Predators just can't figure things out at either end of the ice and they've played some of their worst hockey on the road this season. The Tampa Bay Lightning are not only heating up with wins in eight of their last 10 tries, but they've won all four meetings this season against the Predators and have outscored them 19-7 during that span. There's not a whole lot to like about the Predators in this matchup. Give me the Lightning and the PL for max betting value.