Andrei Vasilevskiy and the Tampa Bay Lightning play the Carolina Hurricanes at Amalie Arena on Tuesday, so check out all our NHL betting to learn more. The odds on this matchup have the Hurricanes priced at +105 and the Lightning are at -127. The O/U has been set at 5.5. Read our Panthers at Devils NHL betting tip!
Odds/Point Spread: Hurricanes (+105) Lightning (-127)
Following a 5-2 defeat against the Panthers in their previous game, the Hurricanes will need another strong performance. The Hurricanes’ offense was inadequate in this loss. In the game, they converted just two of the 32 shots they fired. They also had five power play chances and scored one goal. Carolina incurred 21 penalty minutes in this game.
The Hurricanes had a Corsi of 59 and their Corsi against was 47 with a scoring chance percentage of 55.7%. Their Fenwick was 37, with a Fenwick rate of 50.0%, while their Fenwick against was 37. They put up 29 face-off victories at even strength and were unsuccessful on 16 attempts to possess the puck. In this one, their offensive zone starts were at 42.9 percent and their PDO was 95.5.
The Carolina Hurricanes have allowed 46 power play opportunities against (2nd in the NHL) and 7 goals on those chances. The Hurricanes have taken 293 shots and a save percentage of .932. Carolina has taken 337 shots and a shot percentage of 11.6 percent, allowing the opponent to score 13 goals while scoring 29 themselves. The Hurricanes have 39 opportunities on the power play and have scored 10 goals out of those chances, giving them a rate of 25.64 percent. They have 18 points this season and their points percentage is .900. In terms of their goal-scoring ability, the Carolina Hurricanes have scored 39 times (5th in the NHL) and conceded 20 as a team this season.
Frederik Andersen is the goalie who must be guarded in this game. Andersen has made a total of 223 quality starts throughout his professional career, and he currently has a .572 quality start percentage. The goalkeeper has a .916 save percentage in his 23,123 minutes on the job. Andersen has seen 12,033 shots against him and saved 11,020 of them. In his professional hockey career, Andersen has faced 1,013 goals against and a 2.63 goals against average per game. He has a career mark of 234 wins and 101 losses, and he’s started in 390 games. Andersen has played in 402 games during his hockey career.
The Lightning defeated the Senators 5-3 in their previous game, which was also the last time they skated. Their PDO was 101, and their oZS percentage was 61.3%. They had 2 power-play attempts in this game, which resulted in one goal. Tampa Bay had a Fenwick of 43 while Ottawa earned a 29 Fenwick at even strength. Their Fenwick rate came in at 59.7%. The Lightning had 5 goals on 33 shots on goal. Tampa Bay’s Corsi percentage was 57.8%. The Corsi stats from this game reveal what kind of game New Jersey played and how they showed up in the last contest.
The Lightning have scored 29 goals at even strength and 6 goals (24th in professional hockey) while having more players on the ice, according to NHL.com. Tampa Bay has taken 342 shots (15th in the NHL) and converted 10.23% of their shots on goal, whereas the opponent had 326 efforts. The Lightning have scored a total of 35 goals, 14 points, and a points percentage of .636 during this season. The team has scored 33 power play opportunities and converted on 18.18 percent of them. On their opponents 38 power plays, the Lightning have a penalty kill percentage of 84.21 percent, and they have a save percentage of 89.6%. The team from Tampa Bay have allowed 34 goals, resulting in 28 even-strength and 6 shorthanded goals.
In net, the Lightning’s opponents face off against Andrei Vasilevskiy. His opponents score 2.50 goals per game, and he has allowed 758 in his career thus far. In his NHL career, Vasilevskiy has a 56.1 percent quality start rate and has completed 169 quality starting assignments. He has started in 301 games and been on the ice for 18,179 minutes. Vasilevskiy has a career mark of 195-85-21 and has appeared in 311 games. As a result, he has made 8,683 saves out of the 9,441 shots on net, giving him a save percentage of .920.
Oddsfanatic’s Parlay Pick: Take Tampa Bay (-127) and under 5.5 goals