Tampa Bay vs Toronto: prediction for the NHL game
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay were unlucky to get such an uncomfortable opponent in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Lightning are extremely inconsistent and struggle to find their form. At the moment, the team is losing the match at 2-3. After a confident victory at home, Tampa Bay suffered a narrow defeat in the fifth game, which took place in Toronto.
Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto, on the other hand, have looked excellent in this round of the playoffs. They crushed Tampa 5:0 in the first game, and then celebrated another success in the third game (5:2). Forward Engvall had a great game and gave three assists. The Maple Leafs delivered a confident performance on offence in their last game, beating Tampa 4:3 in regulation.
In the last 4 head-to-head games, the teams scored in each period.
Tampa scored first in3 of the last 4 head-to-head games.
The teams are on equal footing, and we expect a very intense and close confrontation in the upcoming game. The Lightning have home advantage, so we will give them a slight edge here.
Our prediction - Tampa to win
In each game of their last-16 match, the teams tried to be aggressive in attack and delivered high-scoring performances. We suggest taking the over.
Second bet - total over 6 goals