Arizona Coyotes at Tampa Bay Lightning 10/28/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 10/27/2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 7:30 PM ET
Amalie Arena in Tampa
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The Phoenix Coyotes and Tampa Bay Lightning will hook up on Tuesday night in South Florida. The Coyotes come into the game with a 3-3-1 record, and are 7 points out of the Pacific Division. For Tampa Bay, they have been good to start the season. The Lightning have recorded a 5-3-1 record, for 11 points. That is second in the Atlantic Division.
The Lightning have scored 27 goals and allowed 23 so far. The Lightning are led by center Steven Stamkos. He has recorded 6 goals and dished out 2 assists thus far. Tampa Bay is loving the production of Tyler Johnson, who is among the leaders in assists, with 7. Goaltending for the Tampa Bay Lightning has been anchored by Ben Bishop. He is allowing 2.21 goals per game. The Lightning are coming off their 7-2 blowout loss to Minnesota on Saturday.
For Arizona, they are looking to continue their solid play, following their 2-1 overtime win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday. The Coyotes are allowing 3.4 goals per game, and scoring 2.6 thus far. The leading scorer for Arizona has been defensemen Keith Yandle. Yandle has scored just one goal, but dished out 7 assists. The goaltending for the Coyotes has been from Mike Smith. He is 2-3 in 5 starts on the season. This will be the first of four road games in a row for the Coyotes. Following this, they will travel to Florida, Carolina and then Washington.
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
Arizona Coyotes are 3-4-0 Against the Spread
Arizona Coyotes are 4-2-0 against the Over/Under
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
Tampa Bay Lightning are 5-4-0 Against the Spread
Tampa Bay Lightning are 4-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/25/14 RW David Moss Upper Body out indefinitely
10/25/14 C Martin Hanzal Knee "?" Tuesday vs Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay Lightning
10/25/14 C Alex Killorn Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs Arizona
10/25/14 RW Brett Connolly Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Arizona
10/25/14 RW J.T. Brown Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs Arizona
10/21/14 RW Ryan Callahan Lower Body expected to miss 7-10 days
10/19/14 D Victor Hedman Finger expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/06/14 D Mattias Ohlund Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Tampa Bay
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