Penguins vs. Lightning Game 6 Pick
Can the Tampa Bay Lightning close out the Eastern Conference Finals when they host the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight at 8PM ET in Game 6?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Penguins are favored on the road, as they are getting odds of -135 to win. Tampa Bay has been given a money line of +125 at home. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals. Tampa Bay has a 3-2 lead in this series.
Tampa Bay is 57-34-6 overall, 31-15-3 at home and 44-40 with the under. Pittsburgh is 58-30-10 overall, 32-13-5 at home and 44-36 with the over. Tampa Bay picked up a 4-3 OT win to establish the 3-2 series lead. The Lightning have now won six of eight meetings with Pittsburgh this season.
Pittsburgh has now lost two straight games for the first time since mid-January. Now their back are against the wall in Game 6. They should have won Game 5 as they coughed up a two-goal lead to fall 4-3 in overtime on Sunday. The Pens need to put young Matt Murray back in net over a rusty Marc-Andre Fleury, who gave up four goals on 25 shots in his first start since March 31.
NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: PITTSBURGH PENGUINS -135