Canadiens vs. Lightning Gm 3 Odds
TAMPA, FL (TheSpread) – The Tampa Bay Lightning look to continue their dominance of the Montreal Canadiens when the two meet tonight in Game 3 of their series at 7PM ET.
Tampa Bay is now 56-27-8 on the season and 34-10-1 at home while Montreal is 54-25-11 overall and 26-14-4 on the road. The Lightning took the first two games of this series in Montreal by a combined score of 8-3. The Lightning have now won all seven meetings with the Canadiens this season, outscoring the Habs by a total of 18 goals. These two have hit the over in six of their last eight meetings.
According to the latest oddsmakers, Tampa Bay is favored at home in this game, as the Lightning are getting odds of -150 to win, while the Canadiens are getting a money line of +135 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
Tampa Bay dominated Game 2 of the series on Sunday, as the Lightning picked up a 6-2 victory. The Lightning were outshot, 29-24, by Montreal. However, Tamp continued to find the net throughout the game, as Carey Price stopped just 18 of the 24 shots he faced. Steven Stamkos had one goal and two assists to lead Tampa while Nikita Kucherov scored twice. Jeff Petry and Tom Gilbert each scored for Montreal in the loss.