Tampa Bay Lightning at Florida Panthers
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 7:00 PM (BB&T Center )
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The Tampa Bay Lightning will visit the Florida Panthers at BB&T Center. The Lightning are coming off a 5-1 loss against the Islanders at home. Before that game the Lightning had an outburst of seven goals to beat the Sharks.
Nikita Kucherov leads the Lightning in points with 31. He has 10 goals and 21 assists on the year. On December 3rd, he scored the game-winning goal in overtime. Andrei Vasilevskiy will likely man the net. He has 11 wins and eight losses with a save percentage of .907 percent. He’s allowed 2.91 goals per game.
The Panthers come into this game with a 5-1 win over the Sharks. Florida has now won two straight games and will look to add their fourth win during their sixth consecutive home game. The Panthers will have five more home games until they head back on the road. Jonathan Huberdeau leads the Panthers in points with 36. He has 25 assists and 11 goals on the year. He recently collected a pair of assists in the win against the Sharks.
Brett Connolly leads the Panthers in goals with 14 on the year. Center, Aleksander Barkov leads the team in assists with 26. He also has 36 points on the year. The Panthers have quite a few play-makers on the ice. Sergei Bobrovsky will take the net with 11 wins on the year. He has a save percentage of .893 and has allowed 3.24 goals per game. He stopped 30 of 31 shots in the win against the Sharks.
Lightning are 43-12 in their last 55 vs. Atlantic.
Panthers are 5-1 in their last 6 in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation.
Under is 4-0 in Lightning last 4 games as a road favorite.
Under is 4-0 in Panthers last 4 home games.
The Lightning are scoring 3.74 goals per game compared to the Panthers 3.52 goals per game. Tampa Bay is also allowing less goals against with just 3.22 goals per game. The Panthers are allowing 3.31 goals per game. What stands out the most is Tampa Bay’s penalty minutes. If Florida can capitalize on Tampa Bay’s penalties and score on power plays, the game will be Florida’s. Final Score Prediction, Florida Panthers win 4-2.