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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Anaheim Ducks prediction 1-13-24 Picks

Anaheim Ducks (14-26-1) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (21-17-5)
January 13, 2024 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Tampa Bay Lightning -385 / Anaheim Ducks +285; Over/Under: 6
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The Anaheim Ducks and Tampa Bay Lightning face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at Amalie Arena.  Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Ducks vs Lightning prediction.

Ducks Defense Looks to Bounce Back

The Ducks faced off against the Carolina Hurricanes and they were defeated 6-3. John Gibson started in goal and he saved only 20 of the 25 shots that he faced. Isac Lunderstrom had a strong game scoring a goal. The Ducks on the season is averaging 2.54 goals while their defense is giving up 3.39 goals per game. The offense is ranked 29th in the league while the defense is ranked 24th. Frank Vatrano had a strong game scoring 20 goals and adding 10 assists. 

Lightning Coming Off Overtime Win

The Lightning faced off against the New Jersey Devils and they were able to secure a 4-3 victory. Luke Gledening had a strong game scoring two goals. The Lightning don’t have as talented an offense as they have had the last couple of weeks but they are still good. The Lightning are averaging 3.26 goals while their defense is giving up 3.44 goals per game. The offense is ranked 14th in the league while the defense is ranked 27th. Nikita Kucherov has scored 28 goals and added 41 assists so far this season. 

Ducks vs Lightning Betting Prediction 

These are two both defenses that have had issues all season but the offense has been the difference. The Ducks are averaging only 2.54 goals and they are going to really struggle in this game. The Lightning are going to score at least four goals and that is going to be the difference here as Tampa Bay Is going to get the job done. Back the Lightning on the puck line to cash here.

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Lightning -1.5

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Shane Mickle

Sports is about all Shane knows in this life! He has a passion for sports and writing, which makes working for Sportschatplace a perfect job for him! If you find him cheering for a team it's usually a Minnesota team, or the Kansas Jayhawks!

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