Lightning vs. Maple Leafs Prediction

Lightning vs. Maple Leafs, 12/9/21 NHL Betting Predictions

Two teams that are 7-2-0-1, respectively, over their last 10 games will meet in Toronto on Thursday night when the Maple Leafs host the Lightning at 7:00 p.m. ET. Will Tampa cash as a road dog or is there a better play on the board?

Game Snapshot

029 Tamp Bay Lightning (+111) at 030 Toronto Maple Leafs (-134); o/u 6

7:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, December 9, 2021

Tampa Bay Lightning DFS Spin

Andrei Vasilevskiy will be in net for Tuesday's game against the Montreal Canadiens. Vasilevskiy enters this game after picking up back-to-back wins. He has a record of 12-4-3. His season save percentage sits at .927 and his GAA is at 2.13.

Toronto Maple Leafs DFS Spin

Auston Matthews posted three points via two goals and an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. Make it seven consecutive games with a goal for Matthews, who nicked Elvis Merzlikins for scores in the first and second periods. He also assisted on the first goal of the game, scored by William Nylander about five minutes into the contest. This was the star forward's fourth game during this hot seven-game stretch in which he has posted multiple points. Matthews started out the season in modest fashion, but his recent roll has him up to 17 goals and 28 points in 24 games. Look out.

Lightning vs. Maple Leafs Betting Prediction

The road team is 5-2 in the last seven meetings between these two teams, while the Lightning are 5-2 in their last seven road games and 112-53 in their last 165 games overall. Tampa is also 5-1 in its last six games coming off a win, is 55-15 in its last 70 games versus the Atlantic division and is 51-15 in its last 66 games when playing the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation.

NHL BETTING PREDICTION: TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING +111

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