Leafs vs. Lightning Game 6 Prediction
Will the Lightning and Maple Leafs continue to cash the over for bettors when the two Eastern Conference rivals meet in Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs Quarterfinals at 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday night?
057 Toronto Maple Leafs (+115) at 058 Tampa Bay Lightning (-135); o/u 6.5
7:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, May 12, 2022
Toronto Maple Leafs DFS Spin
John Tavares scored a goal and registered an assist in a 4-3 win against Tampa Bay in Game 5 on Tuesday. Tavares has a goal and four points in five playoff games this year. His marker snapped his six-game postseason goal scoring drought.
Tampa Bay Lightning DFS Spin
Nikita Kucherov logged two assists in Tuesday’s 4-3 Game 5 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Kucherov picked up assists on first-period goals by Steven Stamkos and Victor Hedman as the Lightning worked out to an early 2-0 lead — one which they would end up dropping. While Kucherov has failed to pick up a point in two contests this series, in the other three games, the 28-year-old forward has tallied seven combined points.
Lighting vs. Maple Leafs Betting Prediction
The over is 5-0 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Tampa, FL and is 4-0 in the last four meetings overall. The over is also 42-16-7 in the Maple Leafs’ last 65 games overall, is 9-1-1 in their last 11 games as a road underdog and is 32-15-4 in their last 51 games coming off a win. On the other side, the over is 4-0 in the Lightning’s last four games as a favorite, is 7-1 in their last eight home games and is 17-5 in their last 22 games overall.
NHL BETTING PREDICTION: MAPLE LEAFS/LIGHTNING OVER 6.5