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Nashville Predators vs Tampa Bay Lightning Prediction & Betting Tips 12/7/2023

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Nashville Predators vs Tampa Bay Lightning 12/7/2023
  • Take the Lightning on the moneyline
  • On the puck line, we like Predators (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Nashville Predators vs Tampa Bay Lightning Preview

Betting on today’s Lightning and Predators game? Catch the action at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN, as the Predators hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on BSSU.

The Lightning are the favored team in this non-conference contest against the Predators. The game’s over/under currently sits at 6 goals. Check out BetCoco for Nashville Predators – Tampa Bay Lightning odds

Nashville Predators vs Tampa Bay Lightning Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last three times the Lightning have travelled to take on the Predators, they are 2-1. When looking back over the last ten head to head meetings between the Lightning and Predators, the Lightning hold the edge with an puck line record of 6-4.

  • Through their last three road contests, the Lightning offense has averaged 1 goals per game while allowing an average of 5. Tampa Bay posted an overall record of 0-3 while going 0-3 ATS.
  • Across the Predators last ten home games, the team averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 3. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 5-5, while going 5-5 straight-up.
  • Through their last five games as the underdog, the Predators have an puck line record of 5-0 and a straight up mark of 4-1.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting favorite, the Lightning have gone 1-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.

Nashville Predators vs Tampa Bay Lightning Prediction

The Lightning are set to face Nashville with a 12-10-5 record. Their track record as favorites is 6-6-1, while they maintain 6-4-4 when considered underdogs. When they have hit the road, they have a 4-7-2 record this season, and they are 8-3-3 at home.

On the offensive side, the Lightning are scoring an 3.3 goals per game this season, ranking 3rd in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 6th in the league. The Tampa Bay offense is ranked 1st in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they find themselves at 29th in the NHL.

Heading into this matchup vs. Nashville, goalie Jonas Johansson has started 18 games in this season. His current record is 8-5, and his save percentage stands at 89.2%.

As they prepare to face Tampa Bay, the Predators currently possess a 13-12-0 record. When they are favored, their record stands at 5-4-0, while as underdogs, it is 8-8-0. On the road this season, they have a 5-6-0 record, while they are 8-6-0 in their games at home.

On the offensive side, the Predators are scoring an 3.2 goals per game this season, ranking 11th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 11th in the league. Coming into the game, the Predators have 7-7 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 6-5.

Goalie Juuse Saros gets the start and has made 20 starts this season. His record at this point is 10-10, and his save percentage is 90%.

The Lightning enter this game as 1.5-goal favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 4-3.

Nashville Predators vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Tips

  • Take the Lightning on the moneyline
  • On the puck line, we like Predators (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Nashville Predators Injury Report

  • Tyson Barrie – Not Injury Related – Out
  • Tommy Novak – Upper Body – Out
  • Alexandre Carrier – Upper Body – Out
  • Cody Glass – Upper Body – Out
  • Cole Smith – Illness – Questionable

Tampa Bay Lightning Injury Report

  • Conor Sheary – Upper Body – Out
  • Brent Seabrook – Shoulder/Back/Hip – Out
  • Logan Brown – Undisclosed – Out

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