Tampa Bay Lightning at Chicago Blackhawks 11/11/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 11/10/2014
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 8:30 PM ET
United Center in Chicago
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The Tampa Bay Lightning will finish their three-game road trip when they play the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. During the 2013-14 season, Tampa Bay won both of their games against the Blackhawks.
On Sunday, the Lightning won their sixth straight game when they defeated the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 in the shootout. Detroit was only able to get 20 shots on goal, while Lightning center Steven Stamkos finished that game with two goals.
The Lightning have been able to average 3.8 goals per game while only giving up 2.7 goals per game to their opponents. Goalie Ben Bishop is 9-1-1 so far this year with a 2.44 GAA and a .910 save percentage. Center Tyler Johnson has been excellent through 15 games, scoring five goals and assisting on 13 others.
The Blackhawks were able to score three goals in the first period of their game against the San Jose Sharks on Sunday and rolled to a 5-2 victory. They were clearly the better offensive team in that one, finishing with 37 shots on goal.
Through 15 games, the Blackhawks have the top defense in the league by only giving up 1.9 goals per game. Goaltender Corey Crawford has a 5-3-1 record with a solid 1.75 GAA and a .932 save percentage. All-Star center Jonathan Toews currently leads the team with six goals and 13 points.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
Tampa Bay Lightning are 11-4-0 Against the Spread
Tampa Bay Lightning are 10-5-0 against the Over/Under
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
Chicago Blackhawks are 8-7-0 Against the Spread
Chicago Blackhawks are 3-10-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Tampa Bay Lightning
11/09/14 C Alex Killorn Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs Chicago
11/01/14 RW Brett Connolly Lower Body out indefinitely
10/19/14 D Victor Hedman Finger expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/06/14 D Mattias Ohlund Knee out indefinitely
11/05/14 LW Patrick Sharp Knee out a month
10/31/14 LW Daniel Carcillo Knee expected to miss a month
10/08/14 LW Brandon Mashinter Lower Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago
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