Tampa Bay Lightning vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction NHL Picks 2/27/24

Philadelphia Flyers (30-22-7) vs Tampa Bay Lightning (32-23-5)

Game Info: Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)

Betting Odds: Philadelphia Flyers -101 / Tampa Bay Lightning -122 --- Over/Under: 6 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Philadelphia Flyers meet in NHL action from the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night. Who comes out on top in this Eastern Conference showdown? Let’s dive in and find out with our Lightning vs Flyers Prediction.

Tampa Bay Lightning Team Preview

The Tampa Bay Lightning come into this game looking to build on back-to-back wins after a 4-1 win over New Jersey last time out. Nikita Kucherov leads the Lightning in scoring with 102 points including a team-high 38 goals and 64 assists while Brayden Point has 30 goals and 32 assists for his 62 points. Victor Hedman’s added 59 points with 49 assists while Steven Stamkos has 50 points with 27 assists and Brandon Hagel has 58 points split between 22 goals and 36 assists. Jonas Johansson has gone 11-7-5 with a 3.43 GAA and an .888 save percentage while Andrei Vasilevskiy is 20-14 with a 2.95 GAA and an .897 save percentage this season.

Tampa Bay Lightning Team Facts

  • The Lightning have won each of their last eight games at Wells Fargo Center.
  • The road team has covered the puck line in seven of the Lightning's last eight games.
  • The Lightning have lost the second period in seven of their last eight games as favorites following a road win.
  • The 'Over 1.5 Goals Period 2' market has hit in each of the Lightning's last eight games against opponents on a losing streak.

Philadelphia Flyers Team Preview

The Philadelphia Flyers come into this one looking to rebound from a 7-6 loss to Pittsburgh last time out. Travis Konecny leads the Flyers in scoring with a team-high 27 goals and 27 assists for his 54 points while Joel Farabee has 43 points with 17 goals and 26 assists. Sean Couturier has 35 points with 24 assists while Owen Tippett has 36 points with 21 goals. In goal for the Flyers, Samuel Ersson is 16-11-4 with a 2.56 GAA and a .900 save percentage while Cal Petersen’s also 2-2 with a 3.00 GAA and an .864 save percentage as well on the year.

Philadelphia Flyers Team Facts

  • The Flyers have won four of their last five games as underdogs against opponents on a winning streak.
  • The Flyers have failed to cover the puck line in each of their last nine home games against Atlantic Division opponents.
  • The Flyers have lost the first period in seven of their last eight games as home underdogs against Eastern Conference opponents.
  • The 'Over 1.5 Goals Period 2' market has hit in each of the last nine games between the Lightning and Flyers.

Lightning vs. Flyers Prediction

I’m on the Lightning here. The Lightning have had their ups and downs, especially on the road this season where it’s been more down, but the Flyers are also better on the road and have struggled more at home. The Flyers are also struggling mightily as of late, and Tampa Bay’s at least started some momentum with this road trip. They’ve also owned the Flyers in Philadelphia in recent years, winning 8 straight in this building. Give me the Bolts.

Chris’s Pick Tampa Bay -122

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