Wednesday's NHL Predictions

2011 NHL Picks and Predictions Canadiens Lightning

NEWARK, NJ (TheSpread) – The New Jersey Devils are a surprising favorite against one of the best in the league, the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday. Here is a look at my pick for this game.

View Current NHL Odds

Tampa Bay is 37-18-7 on the season and have the second most points in the East. The Lightning are 16-11-3 on the road and have won 5 of their last 10.

New Jersey is 27-31-4 on the year and 14-13-3 at home. The Devils have won 9 of their last 10 games, but still rank 13th in the East with 58 points.

Oddsmakers from online sportsbook have given New Jersey betting odds of -129 for today’s game while Tampa Bay has odds of +119. The over/under for goals scored has been set at 5. Here is a look at the trends and my pick for tonight’s game.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New Jersey Devils, 7PM ET (View Matchup)

Tampa Bay is just 5-16 in their last 21 games with the Devils and 1-7 in their last 8 in New Jersey. However, Tampa is 8-2 in their last 10 games against a team with a losing record and 7-3 in their last 10 road games. I know the Devils are hot, but my pick is with the Lightning. Nobody really wants to acknowledge them as a good team and I think they will come in on Wednesday and cool off the Devils.


Bet on NHL Odds

Want More From Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Recent NHL Discussions

Saturday Sharp Action NHL on Sat, Jan 2021 by Jimmythegreek
NHL STARS on Wed, Sep 2020 by iceman17
Chicago Blackhawks on Sat, Aug 2020 by Surfer

NHL Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Blues vs. Ducks NHL Prediction The Blues shook their offensive woes on Saturday night in their 7-6 win over the Sharks and will look to make it back-to-back wins on Monday night when they visit the...
Thumbnail Blue Jackets vs. Predators NHL Prediction The struggling Columbus Blue Jackets will look to right the ship on Sunday when they take on the Nashville Predators at 3:00 p.m. ET. Will the Predators...
Thumbnail Blues vs. Sharks Saturday Prediction The late night action in the NHL takes hockey fans to San Jose where the Sharks will host the Blues at 10:30 p.m. ET. Will the struggling Blues snap out of their...
Thumbnail Kings vs. Coyotes NHL Prediction The red-hot Kings are underdogs on Friday night in Minnesota where they’ll take on the Wild at 8:00 p.m. ET. Will Los Angeles cash another big ticket or is there a...
Thumbnail Flames vs. Senators NHL Prediction The total for Thursday night’s matchup between the Flames and Senators in Ottawa currently sits at 6.5 goals. Is that number too high? The puck drops at 7:00 p.m....

NHL Headlines