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Detroit Red Wings vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Free Pick, Prediction, Odds 12/20/2016

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Detroit Red Wings vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Free Pick, Prediction, Odds 12/20/2016 - 12/20/2016 Free NHL Pick Against the Spread
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The Tampa Bay Lightning will host the Eastern Atlantic rival Detroit Red Wings in Tuesday action. In their latest game, the Tampa Bay Lightning lost 2-3 to the Edmonton Oilers. Jonathan Drouin scored once for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Jonathan Drouin has been solid this year with 15 total points. Tyler Johnson scored once for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Nikita Nesterov picked up an assist in the third period. The Tampa Bay Lightning have not played since Saturday. The Detroit Red Wings have not played since Saturday.

Ben Bishop is expected to get the call here. He is 9-10-2 on the year with a 2.82 GAA. In his latest game, he was superb, allowing 2 goals. Ben Bishop has a 3.62 GAA in his last 3 games.

Jimmy Howard should be in goal for the Detroit Red Wings. Over 16 appearances, he has delivered a 1.95 GAA and 0.934 SV% this season. His team gave him a large workload in his last game, allowing 3 goals on 30 shots.

Over 32 games this season, the Tampa Bay Lightning rank as one of the worst puck possessing teams in the league. The Tampa Bay Lightning have been average at home, posting a 7-5-1 record. The Detroit Red Wings have gone 7-5-1 on the road. The Tampa Bay Lightning have gone 6-4 when playing Eastern-Atlantic opponents this season. The Detroit Red Wings have gone 2-8 when playing Eastern-Atlantic opponents this season.

Goals should be at a premium in this tilt. Look for the under to the be the right pick under these circumstances.

Game Time: 7:35 PM ET


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  1. Author: marley17  100 Rep Points  

    Lightning

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  2. Author: julole  2509 Rep Points   POTD: Seattle Seahawks on the win & cover

    can't get to the UNDER here - both teams are scoring a lot of goals and more important have allow a lot of goals -- Red Wings at 78 scored and 89 allowed - 32 games and Tampa Bay is at 91 and 91 scored and allowed over 32 goals - playing the OVER in this one

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