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Canadiens vs. Lightning Betting Odds, Free Picks, and Predictions - 7:07 PM ET (Sat, Mar 2, 2024)

The Montreal Canadiens battle the Tampa Bay Lightning in NHL Hockey action on Saturday, March 2, 2024. Puck drop is set for 7:07 PM ET.

Need betting advice for this game? You've found the right article! We at CapperTek have all the latest sports betting tools and information to help put you on the winning side of the betting action for this match-up.

Canadiens vs. Lightning Game Info and Betting Odds

Away Team: Montreal Canadiens (Underdog)
Home Team: Tampa Bay Lightning (Favorite)
Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024
Time: 7:07 PM ET
League: National Hockey League (NHL)

Montreal Canadiens Moneyline: +209
Tampa Bay Lightning Moneyline: -244

Montreal Canadiens Puck Line: +1.5 (-115)
Tampa Bay Lightning Puck Line: -1.5 (+102)

Game Total Goals: 6.5 (Over -114 / Under -102)

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A Closer Look Inside the Betting Numbers

We here at CapperTek provide in-depth betting trends for both the Montreal Canadiens and the Tampa Bay Lightning, but let's take a closer look inside some of the betting numbers for this match-up right now.

First let's break down the away team and +209 betting underdogs, the Montreal Canadiens.

In their last 10 games, the Canadiens have a Straight Up record of 2 wins, 8 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 1 loss in a row. Also in their last 10 games, the Canadiens have an Against-the-Spread record of 7 wins, 3 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 3 wins in a row. The Game Total Goals results for Canadiens games have a record of 5 overs, 4 unders, 1 push in their last 10 games with an active streak of 1 over in a row.

OK now let's break down the home team and -244 betting favorites, the Tampa Bay Lightning.

In their last 10 games, the Lightning have a Straight Up record of 5 wins, 5 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 2 losses in a row. Also in their last 10 games, the Lightning have an Against-the-Spread record of 5 wins, 5 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 2 losses in a row. The Game Total Goals results for Lightning games have a record of 4 overs, 6 unders in their last 10 games with an active streak of 1 under in a row.

If you want more detailed betting information for this match-up such as the trends or steaks broken down into Home vs. Away splits, or Favorite vs. Underdog splits, make sure to check out the Canadiens vs. Lightning Trend Finder directly.

Who's Going to Win This Game? Our Prediction

We pride ourselves here at CapperTek on providing our users with the most advanced machine learning artificial intelligence to simulate game outcomes using algorithms we have custom designed over 10+ years of research and development.

According to our simulation of the Canadiens vs. Lightning NHL game, we have the Tampa Bay Lightning beating the Montreal Canadiens with a simulated final score of: Montreal Canadiens [3] - Tampa Bay Lightning [5]

Sometimes our game simulations change, like if there's a major line movement, drastic shift in the odds, or if there's a key injury, etc. To make sure you have the latest and most accurate simulation, you can run the Canadiens vs. Lightning Simulation directly. Also after the Canadiens vs. Lightning game is finished, you can re-run the simulation and check out how the simulated final result did compared to the actual final result.

What Should I Bet On? Our Free Picks

Now let's get down to the real reason you're here, who or what should you bet on in the Canadiens vs. Lightning NHL match-up? According to the simulated prediction and results for this match-up above, we here at CapperTek suggest you place the following bets:

Free Moneyline Pick: Lightning -244

Free Puck Line Pick: Lightning -1.5 (+102)

Free Total Pick: Over 6.5 (-114)

Hopefully our free picks and predictions help you out if you're wagering on the Montreal Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Hockey match-up. Our betting tips are based on detailed analytics and wagering intelligence to provide you the best possible plays. Our goal is to provide valuable sports betting information to gamblers and help put them on the right side of the action.

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Victor Hedman scored in the sixth round of the shootout and the Tampa Bay Lightning stopped a four-game home losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.

The Lightning won the shootout 2-1 to tie Detroit for the first Eastern Conference wild-card spot.

Tampa Bay got goals from Brayden Point, Anthony Cirelli and Tyler Motte. Andrei Vasilevskiy made 28 saves in regulation to tie Tiny Thompson for 49th place in wins with 284.

NHL points leader Nikita Kucherov picked up an assist and now has 105 points. The Lightning right wing lost an edge and went hard into the boards midway through the second but returned a short time later.

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Joel Armia, Jake Evans and Josh Anderson scored for the Canadiens, who are 2-7-2 over their last 11 games. Cayden Primeau stopped 30 shots during regulation. Montreal was coming off a 4-3 shootout loss to NHL-leading Florida on Thursday night.

Montreal killed off Cole Caufield's hooking penalty during overtime when Tampa Bay got four shots during the man advantage.

Anderson put Montreal ahead 3-2 from the top of the right circle at 6:23 of the third before Motte's short-handed goal pulled Tampa Bay even with 9:42 remaining in regulation.

Point and Cirelli had second-period goals to tie it at 2.

Less than a minute after Steven Stamkos hit the post, the Lightning captain set up Point's goal with a pass through the slot at 7:44. Cirelli got the equalizer with 4:11 left in the period.

Point has an 11-game home point streak to match Kucherov's team season-high. The center also has a nine-game point streak overall.

After Armia opened the scoring 1:27 into the game during a 2-on-1, Evans made it 2-0 with a deflection of Brendan Gallagher's pass with 5:26 remaining in the first.


Canadiens: Play Tuesday night at Nashville.

Lightning: Host Calgary on Thursday night.



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