Game: Minnesota Wild vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Location: Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida
television: Bali Sports Sun
Odds / Spread: Wild (+120) Lightning (-143)
Amalie Arena is where the Tampa Bay Lightning (29-15-1) will try to take down the Minnesota Wild (25-16-4) on Tuesday. The line in this matchup has Wild at +120 and Lightning at -143. Increment/Under is set to 7.
The Minnesota Wild were on the losing side of the ice after losing 5-3 to the Panthers in their last game. Minnesota accumulated 9 penalty minutes in this contest. In addition, they had two power play attempts and managed to score two goals. The brutal attack was not overly impressed by the defeat. On the outing, they converted 3 of the 32 shots they fired.
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In reference to goal-scoring, the Minnesota Wild have accumulated 140 goals (22 in professional hockey) over the course of the season and surrendered 128. For the season, they sit with 54 points and their points percentage is 600. The Minnesota Wild have accumulated 142 solid game chances and scored 34 during those chances, earning a percentage of 23.94%. While at power, the Wild gave up 96 goals while scoring 106 goals on offense. Minnesota caught 1,404 shots and has a shooting percentage of 10.0%. The Wild have so far tried 1,343 shots against them and have a save percentage of 0.905. Minnesota Wild opponents had a solid 153 game attempts (13th in the NHL) and scored 32 goals on those attempts.
The goal in this match will be protected by Marc-Andre Fleury. Over the course of his career, Fleury has had 445 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is 0.549. He currently has a save percentage of 0.913 for 55.979 minutes played. Fleury scored 27,522 shot attempts against him and recorded 25,116 saves. Competitors have made 2,406 goals against Fleury in his NHL career and goals against average of 2.58. He had an overall mark of 534-308-90 and participated in 810 games. Fleury has taken the ice in 967 contests over the course of his hockey career.
In their last contest, Tampa Bay played the Flames in a game that the Lightning ended up losing, 6-3. The Lightning scored 3 of the 24 shots on goal they pursued. They had 6 strong chances in this match but couldn’t score a goal.
For the year, the Tampa Bay Lightning averages 162 goals, 59 points, and a 0.656 scoring percentage. They gave a total of 134 goals to be scored with a combination of 105 at even power and 29 while at shortstop. The Lightning hit an equal-strength 120 and 42 goals (5th in hockey) while having more men on the ice. They had 155 power play chances and had a power play percentage of 27.10%. Tampa Bay put up 1,432 shots (20th in the NHL) and accumulated a shooting percentage of 11.31%, while allowing the other team 1,395 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 80.54% over other teams, 149 chances to play hard, and their save percentage is 90.4%.
Across the ice you will likely see Andrei Vasilevsky protecting the goal. He has an average scoring average of 2.51 goals per competition and has conceded 976 goals overall. Vasilevskiy’s quality starts percentage is at 57.2% and he has qualified for 222 quality starts in his career. He was a starter in 388 games and was on the ice for 23,365 minutes. Vasilevskiy holds a lifetime record of 249-113-25 and has participated in 398 contests. He collected 11,065 saves out of 12,041 shots attempted, giving him a save percentage of 0.919.
Who will win the NHL game tonight against the spread or the money line?
Guy’s Choice: Take Minnesota (+120)
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