Maple Leafs vs. Lightning Prediction
The Maple Leafs and Lightning will square off on NHL Network Monday night in Tampa, FL where the Bolts are slight moneyline favorites. Is Tampa the best play or will Toronto pull off the upset?
021 Toronto Maple Leafs (+110) at 022 Tampa Bay Lightning (-130); o/u 6.5
7:30 p.m. ET, Monday, April 4, 2022
Toronto Maple Leafs DFS Spin
Jack Campbell will start on Monday against Tampa Bay. Campbell stopped 29 shots in Saturday's 6-3 win over Philadelphia in his return to the lineup from a rib injury. He will get the first half of a back-to-back situation for the Maple Leafs. Campbell has a 25-9-4 record this season with a 2.66 GAA and .914 SV% in 41 appearances.
Tampa Bay Lightning DFS Spin
Nikita Kucherov posted three points via a goal and two assists in Saturday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Montreal Canadiens. Kucherov notched assists on goals by Steven Stamkos and Brayden Point in the first and second periods, respectively, while also scoring a goal of his own against Jake Allen midway through the second period. Overall this season, Kucherov has posted 12 goals and 43 points over the course of 33 games played.
Maple Leafs vs. Lightning Betting Prediction
The road team in this series has won six out of the last eight meetings, while the Maple Leafs are 42-19 in their last 61 games overall and 54-25 in their last 79 games coming off a win. Toronto is also 10-3 in its last 13 games when its opponent allowed five goals or more in its previous game, is 23-8 in its last 31 conference matchups and is 14-6 in its last 20 games versus the Atlantic Division.
NHL BETTING PREDICTION: TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS +110