Wednesday NHL Free Pick
Oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL.com have made the Penguins –123 money line favorites over the visiting Lightning, who are +114 for this Game 7 battle. The over/under total is currently sitting at 5 goals.
The Lightning took care of business at home in Game 6 on Monday, beating the Pens 4-2 behind a strong effort from Steve Downie. The right wing scored one goal and had two assists in the victory, while Ryan Malone, Sean Bergenheim and Teddy Purcell each finished with a goal apiece as well.
For the Penguins, Pascal Dupuis and Jordan Staal each had a goal apience, while Maxime Talbot and Tyler Kennedy supplied the assists. Goaltender Marc-Andre Fluery saved just 17 of the 21 shots that he faced.
NHL Playoff Free Pick: Take the Lightning. According to latest NHL trends, the underdog is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams, while the road squad is 4-1 in the last five meetings. The Penguins are just 1-4 in their last fiv eplayoff games as a favorite and 6-15 in their last 21 home games versus a team with a winning road record. Meanwhile, the Lighting are 10-4 in their last 14 games overall and 6-2 in their last eight road contests.
WEDNESDAY NHL PLAYOFF FREE PICK: TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING +114Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!