The Tampa Bay Lightning came out firing on all cylinders in Game 1, earning a 5-1 victory. Can they keep it up tonight? This NHL betting preview for the Canadiens vs Lightning NHL Playoffs matchup will provide game info, betting trends, odds and a prediction for Game 2 of this series.
Montreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Preview and Prediction | NHL Playoffs
NHL Stanley Cup Finals Game 1
Montreal Canadiens (24-21-11, 11-10-7 Away) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (36-17-3, 21-7-0 Home)
Date: Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Time: 8 pm EST
Venue: Amalie Arena – Tampa, FL
NHL Betting Odds
Moneyline: MON: (+184) | TB: (-220)
Spread: MON: +1.5 (-160) | TB: -1.5 (+132)
Total: 5 – Over: (-114) I Under: (-106)
Canadiens vs Lightning NHL Betting Trends
- Montreal is 11-3 straight up (SU) in its last 14 games.
- The Canadiens are 0-5 SU in their last five games against Tampa Bay.
- Tampa Bay is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games.
- The total has gone UNDER in five of Tampa Bay’s last seven games against Montreal.
Canadiens vs Lightning Prediction
This NHL prediction uses NumberFire’s probability model. They give Tampa Bay a 70.4% chance to win Game 2 of this NHL Playoffs matchup.