Vegas Golden Knights at Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey Betting Tips and Predictions 2/5/2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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The Vegas Golden Knights head to Amalie Arena to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Golden Knights at +145 and the Lightning at -175.
Vegas has a record of 29-21-4 this year. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 160 goals and surrendered 148 goals for a point differential of +12. For the year they have an ATS mark of 29-25-0 and an over/under record of 23-27-0. Tampa Bay has a record of 39-11-2 this season. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They have scored 205 goals and given up 146 for a goal differential of +59. Their record against the spread is 39-13-0 while their over/under mark is 27-23-0.
Valuable Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 29-25-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 23-27-0 against the over/under this season
Important Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 39-13-0 straight up this year
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 27-23-0 against the over/under this season
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
11/07/18 LW Erik Haula Knee is out indefinitely
02/01/19 D Nick Holden Lower Body IR (01/23)
01/21/19 GO Malcolm Subban Illness IR (01/21)
Key Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
02/03/19 C Brayden Point Lower Body is questionable Tuesday vs Vegas
William Karlsson has scored 32 total points this year for the Golden Knights. He has 16 goals this season with 111 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 16 assists on the year and averages 19.2 minutes played per contest. Jon Marchessault averages 18.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by tallying 17 goals on 201 attempts. He has 18 assists, giving him a total of 35 points on the year. Marc-Andre Fleury has 27 wins and 15 losses this season in goal for the Golden Knights. He has 1,269 shots against him and he's surrendered 113 goals. He's made 1,156 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Nikita Kucherov has 80 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 22 goals this year with 142 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 58 assists on the year and averages 19.4 minutes played per contest. Brayden Point averages 18.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 23% by scoring 30 goals on 133 attempts. He has 35 assists, giving him a total of 65 points on the year. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 21 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has 986 shots against him and he's given up 74 goals. He's made 912 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Knights have 62 total points this year, which is 12th in the NHL. They've scored 160 goals while giving up 148 scores, which has them ranked 13th and 23rd respectively. They have had 165 power play chances and scored 30 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That is 19th in the league. The Golden Knights have given up 152 power play opportunities and surrendered 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking them 2nd when short-handed. They average 34 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.84% for the year. They allow 28 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 14th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lightning are 1st in the league with a total of 80 points this season. They have 50 power play goals on 170 chances for a percentage of 29%. That is 1st in the NHL. They've given up 169 power play opportunities and surrendered 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 4th overall. As a team, the Lightning are 1st with a total of 205 goals scored while they've given up 146 goals this season, ranking 24th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 12.00%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 5th overall in the NHL.
Vegas is 3rd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54.7%, as they've attempted 3,450 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,854 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 54.4% as they have 2,523 attempts while they have given up 2,116 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 3rd in the league. The Golden Knights start possessions in the offensive zone 54.7% of the time, which is 4th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.3% for the season. That is 28th overall in the NHL. They have 1,597 face-off wins compared to 1,617 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.7%. That ranks them 18th in the league. On defense Vegas has 1,479 hits and they have blocked 738 shots from the opposition, putting them 15th overall.
The Lightning are 18th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49.7% for the season, which is 13th in the NHL. They have 1,580 face-off wins compared to 1,549 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.5%. That is 12th in the league. On defense Tampa Bay has 1,317 hits and they have blocked 731 shots from the opposition, which is 17th in the league. Tampa Bay is 11th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.7% as they've attempted 3,061 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,981 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50.9% ranks 12th as they have 2,332 attempts while they have given up 2,250 shots on the defensive end.
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