Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning Prediction, 5/12/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Date: Thursday, May 12, 2022
Location: Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Maple Leafs (-105) Lightning (-114)
The Tampa Bay Lightning host the Toronto Maple Leafs at Amalie Arena on Thursday in Game 6 of their series. Toronto leads 3-2. The moneyline on this game has Toronto at -105 and Tampa Bay is sitting at -114. The over/under comes in at 7.
The Toronto Maple Leafs were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 4-3 win over the Lightning in Game 5. The Maple Leafs had a good offensive performance and it was apparent in this win. For the outing, they converted 4 out of the 25 shots they put on net. Moreover, they had 6 chances with the advantage and were able to score 1 goal. Toronto accounted for 12 penalty minutes in this contest.
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The Maple Leafs have had 2,511 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .900. When playing at even strength, the Maple Leafs have surrendered 210 goals while having 249 themselves. Toronto Maple Leafs opponents have earned 234 power play opportunities (15th in the NHL) and have tallied 42 goals in those attempts. For the season, they sit with 115 points and their points % is .701. Toronto has taken 2,835 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 11.0%. In terms of their scoring capabilities, the Toronto Maple Leafs have earned 312 goals (2nd in hockey) so far this year and have allowed 252. Toronto comes into tonight with 231 power play chances and they have tallied 63 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a percentage of 27.27%.
The player between the pipes for this game is Jack Campbell. For his career, Campbell is sitting with 70 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .560. He has a save percentage of .916 for his 7,586 mins in the crease. Campbell has seen 3,818 shots taken against him and has recorded 3,498 saves. Opponents have been able to score 320 goals against Campbell in his career and his goals against average per contest is 2.53. He has accumulated a win-loss mark of 71-39-14 and he was named the starter in 125 games. Campbell has been involved in 135 games over the course of his pro hockey career.
In Game 5 Tampa Bay had 5 chances on the power play in this contest and scored 1 goal out of those attempts. The Lightning earned 3 goals of the 35 shots on goal they attempted.
The Lightning have earned 223 goals at even strength and 62 goals (6th in the league) while on the power play. Tampa Bay has put up 2,535 shots (17th in professional hockey) and has a shot percentage of 11.24%, while allowing the opposition 2,441 shots. So far this season, the Tampa Bay Lightning have 285 goals, 110 points, in addition to a points percentage of .671. They have earned 259 power play opportunities and they have earned a power play rate of 23.94%. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 80.56% on their opponents 252 power play tries, and their save percentage comes in at 90.7%. They have allowed 228 goals to be scored by of a combination of 179 goals at even strength and 49 goals while they had less men on the ice.
For the opposition you will find Andrei Vasilevskiy between the pipes. He has a tally of 10,147 saves out of the 11,039 shots taken, giving him a save % of .919. Vasilevskiy is sitting with a lifetime mark of 229-101-24 and has played in 365 contests. He has made the start in 355 games and has racked up 21,390 minutes. Vasilevskiy's quality start rate is 57.2% and he has 203 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. The opposition is averaging 2.50 goals/game and he has conceded 892 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Tampa Bay (-114)
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