Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers Prediction, 4/24/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers
Date: Sunday, April 24, 2022
Location: FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Lightning (+110) Panthers (-133)
FLA Live Arena is the site where the Florida Panthers (56-15-6) will attempt to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning (47-22-8) on Sunday. The odds on this game have the Lightning at +110 and the Panthers are priced at -133. The over/under is 6.
The Tampa Bay Lightning were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 8-1 win over the Maple Leafs in their last outing. Tampa Bay recorded 65 penalty mins in this contest. They also had 5 opportunities with more players on the ice and were able to score 2 goals. The Lightning had a solid offensive outing in the victory. While out there on the ice, they were able to notch a goal on 8 out of the 36 shots they launched.
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Tampa Bay Lightning opponents have totaled 234 power play tries (11th in the NHL) and have a total of 43 goals in those chances. The Lightning have had 2,288 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .907. Tampa Bay has attempted 2,370 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 10.9%. At even strength, the Lightning let the opposition score 169 goals while scoring 207 themselves. Tampa Bay is sitting with 240 power play chances and they have added 52 goals out of those attempts, earning them a percentage of 21.67%. For the season, they have scored 102 points and their points percentage comes in at .662. When talking about their scoring capabilities, the Tampa Bay Lightning have accounted for 259 goals (10th in pro hockey) on the year and have given up 212.
The man in goal for this game is Brian Elliott. The opposition has notched 1,209 goals versus Elliott in his NHL career and his goals against average per contest is 2.53. Elliott has taken the ice for 519 games over the course of his NHL career. His save percentage currently is at .910 for his 28,697 minutes in the crease. He has compiled an overall mark of 266-158-52 and he has started in 471 games. Over the course of his pro career, Elliott has compiled 257 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .546. Elliott has seen 13,507 shots against him and has garnered 12,298 saves.
In their last contest, Florida faced off against the Red Wings in a matchup where the Panthers earned a win by a final score of 5-2. They had 4 power play chances in this outing and scored 2 goals out of those chances. The Panthers recorded 5 goals out of the 27 shots on goal they pursued.
The Panthers have racked up 262 goals at even strength and 60 goals (4th in pro hockey) while on the power play. Florida has taken 2,898 shots (1st in professional hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 11.11%, while allowing their opponents 2,344 shots. On the campaign, the Florida Panthers have earned 322 goals, 118 points, and a points percentage of .766. They have recorded 248 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 24.19%. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 79.75% on their opponents 242 tries on the power play, and their save percentage currently sits at 90.7%. They have granted a total of 218 goals to be scored by of a combination of 169 goals at even strength and 49 goals while they had less men on the ice.
For the opposition you will find Sergei Bobrovsky in the crease. He has gathered 15,830 stops out of the 17,280 shots attempted, which gives him a save % of .916. Bobrovsky is the owner of a lifetime mark of 335-186-48 and has been in net for 589 games. He was named a starter in 575 games and has played 33,928 mins. Bobrovsky's rate of quality starts comes in at 56.9% and he has accumulated 327 quality starts in his pro career. His opponents are averaging 2.56 goals per contest and he has conceded 1,450 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Tampa Bay (+110)
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