Flyers vs. Lightning - 3/7/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tampa Bay Lightning (39-22-4) at Philadelphia Flyers (30-23-11)
NHL Hockey: Monday, March 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers +113 / Tampa Bay Lightning -125 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: SUN, CSN, TVA
The Tampa Bay Lightning and Philadelphia Flyers meet Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Tampa Bay Lightning look to build on their solid nine-game winning streak. The Tampa Bay Lightning are averaging 2.8 goals per game and are scoring on 17.2 percent of their power plays. Steven Stamkos leads Tampa Bay with 29 goals, Nikita Kucherov has 28 assists and Alex Killorn has 118 shots on goal. Defensively, the Tampa Bay Lightning are allowing 2.3 goals per game and ae killing 83.8 percent of their power play chances. Ben Bishop has allowed 99 goals on 1,331 shots faced and Andrei Vasilevskiy has given up 42 goals on 490 shots. Bishop has allowed five goals in his last three games.
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The Philadelphia Flyers look for another win after winning six of their last nine games. The Philadelphia Flyers are averaging 2.5 goals per game and are scoring on 18.2 percent of their power plays. Wayne Simmonds leads Philly with 23 goals, Brayden Schenn has 22 assists and Claude Giroux has 179 shots on goal. Defensively, the Philadelphia Flyers are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 79.5 percent of their power play chances. Steve Mason has allowed 95 goals on 1,136 shots faced and Michal Neuvirth has given up 65 goals on 865 shots. Mason has allowed six goals in his last three games.
The Lightning are 6-0 in their last 6 road games and 55-24 in their last 79 vs. a team with a losing record. The Flyers are 5-0 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 0-4 in their last 4 vs. a team with a winning record. The Lightning are 7-1 in the last 8 meetings.
The Tampa Bay Lightning have caught fire as of late, which includes six straight road wins. Tampa Bay has also beaten Phily in seven of the last eight meetings. I'll take the road team at the reasonable price.