Saturday, May 9, 2015
Eastern Conference Semifinals - Game 5
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The Montreal Canadiens take on the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday in Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals. Tampa Bay leads the series 3-1. The opening line has Montreal at -130 and Tampa Bay at +110. The over/under has been set at 5.
The Lightning are 4-0 in their last 4 games following a loss of 3 or more goals and 4-0 in their last 4 road games. They are 4-0 in their last 4 games playing on 1 day rest and 5-1 in their last 6 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game. The over is 5-0-1 in the Lightning last 6 following a loss of 3 or more goals and 4-1-1 in their last 6 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game.
The Canadiens are 4-0 in their last 4 in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation and 14-3 in their last 17 after scoring 5 goals or more in their previous game. They are 5-2 in their last 7 games following a win and 5-2 in their last 7 games playing on 1 day rest. The over is 3-0-2 in the Canadiens last 5 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game and 6-1-2 in their last 9 home games.
Head-to-head, the Lightning are 5-0 in the last 5 meetings in Montreal and 8-1 in the last 9 meetings. The over is 8-3-2 in the last 13 meetings.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
Montreal Canadiens are 55-37-0 Against the Spread
Montreal Canadiens are 33-44-0 against the Over/Under
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
Tampa Bay Lightning are 57-36-0 Against the Spread
Tampa Bay Lightning are 47-41-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
04/29/15 D Nathan Beaulieu Concussion out indefinitely
Tampa Bay Lightning
10/06/14 D Mattias Ohlund Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Montreal
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