Tampa Bay Lightning vs Buffalo Sabres Hockey Prediction 3-4-17
Tampa Bay finds themselves in the horrible position of battling the Red Wings and the Sabres for last place in the Atlantic. The problem for the Lightning is the fact they are going to have some problems in picking up the wins against a team that can match up with them.
The Lightning on the year have been able to score at a clip of 2.8 goals a game. However, the defense for the Lightning has been atrocious allowing 2.9 goals per game.
Buffalo has been able to score at a clip of 2.5 goals a game. However, the defense is giving up goals at a rate of 2.9 per game.
NHL Starting Goalies Tonight
Andrei Vasilevskiy is 13-13-5 on the season. Allowing 2.75 goals per game and supporting a .911 save percentage.
Robin Lehner has been solid all season despite being 18-18-7 and a high 2.53 goals against average. His .921 save percentage tells a different story.
Recent Betting Trends:
- Buffalo is 5-1 in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest.
- Under is 3-0-1 in Lightning last 4 games playing on 0 days rest.
- Over is 4-1-1 in Sabres last 6 overall.
Free NHL Betting Pick
Tampa Bay is a joke when they should win, they lose. When they should lose, they lose. They just lose, that’s all they do. I will gladly take the Sabres at home versus a bunch of pylons. This is not an official pick, it has no rating and it will not be documented. It’s for entertaining purposes only.
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