Lightning vs. Red Wings Game 3 Pick
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Detroit is favored at home tonight, as the Red Wings are getting odds of -120 to win, while the Lightning are getting a money line of +110 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals. The Lightning currently have a 2-0 series lead.
The Lightning are now 48-31-5 overall, 21-18-2 on the road and 39-35 with the under. Detroit is 41-32-11 overall, 22-13-6 at home and 36-32 with the under. The Lightning have taken the first two games of the series with a 3-2 win in Game 1 and a 5-2 victory in Game 2. The Lightning have now won four straight over Detroit.
The Lightning have been able to establish a level of play that Detroit can’t match thus far in the series. Tampa Bay has executed better on the offense end and playing physical enough on defense to keep Detroit from getting many great scoring chances. When those do come for Detroit, Ben Bishop has been able to make stops. The Wings tried to thug it up at the end of Game 2, but it was just an act of a desperate team that can’t compete.
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