Carolina Hurricanes at Tampa Bay Lightning - 3/29/22 NHL Picks and Prediction

Carolina Hurricanes at Tampa Bay Lightning - 3/29/22 NHL Picks and Prediction Photo by Tom Horak-USA TODAY Sports

Tampa Bay Lightning (41-18-6) vs Carolina Hurricanes (43-15-7)

Game Info: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 7:00 pm (Amalie Arena)

Betting Odds: Tampa Bay Lightning -125 / Carolina Hurricanes +102 --- Over/Under: 5.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Tampa Bay Lightning host the Carolina Hurricanes in Tuesday NHL Action.

The Carolina Hurricanes come into this road contest with an overall record of 43-15-7. Through 65 games, the Hurricanes are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. On the season, they have found the net 216 times, good for a rank of 11th among NHL teams. Heading into the game, Carolina is the 1st ranked defensive team, allowing opponents to score at an average rate of 2.37 goals per game. So far, the Hurricanes have a strength of schedule rating of 20th in the league. When diving into their opponent-adjusted scoring margin, they come into this game as the 4th ranked team in the NHL.

The Tampa Bay Lightning get set to host the Carolina Hurricanes with an overall record of 41-18-6. This mark places them 2nd in the Atlantic division. Through 65 games, the Lightning have scored 215 goals, giving them an average of 3.28. This output gives them a rank of 14th among NHL teams. On defense, Tampa Bay is the 7th ranked unit, giving up 2.74 goals per contest. So far, the Lightning have played the 17th toughest schedule in the league. And, when taking into account Tampa Bay's scoring margin relative to the quality of their competition, they come in with a power ranking of 9th in the NHL.

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Through 62 games, the Carolina Hurricanes' goal and overall scoring leader is Sebastian Aho with 64 points. He has reached his mark of 28 goals, on a shooting percentage of 15.6%. So far, 43.0% of his goals have come during power play time. Behind him is Andrei Svechnikov, who has 32 assists to go along with his 25 goals. While on the ice, his offensive production has led to a plus-minus rating of +13.0. Carolina's top goalie is Frederik Andersen, who is giving up an average of 2.07 goals per game. In his 44 games played, he has turned in 26 quality starts, giving him a quality start percentage above the league average.

Through 64 games, the Tampa Bay Lightning's goal and overall scoring leader is Steven Stamkos, with 70 points. He has reached his mark of 29 goals, on a shooting percentage of 15.6%. So far, 38.0% of his goals have come during power play time. Behind him is Victor Hedman, who has 45 assists to go along with his 18 goals. While on the ice, his offensive production has led to a plus-minus rating of +13.0. Tampa Bay's top goalie is Andrei Vasilevskiy, who is giving up an average of 2.36 goals per game. In his 51 games played, he has turned in 34 quality starts, giving him a quality start percentage above the league average.

Coming into this game, the Hurricanes have an over-under record of 30-35. However, when playing on the road, the over has fared better, going 17-15. On the season, 49.0% of Carolina's games have gone for at least 6 goals or more, with 58% of the scoring coming from the Hurricanes. Coming into this game, the Lightning have an over-under record of 31-34. When playing at home, the over is hitting less than half the time, going 12-17. On the season, 51.0% of Tampa Bay's games have gone for at least 6 goals or more, with 54.0% of the scoring coming from the Lightning. With a line set at just 5.5 goals, I see the Lightning and Hurricanes combining to surpass this line. I recommend taking the over.

 

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