Avalanche vs. Lightning Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – Stanley Cup Final Game 2

by | Jun 16, 2022

The Colorado Avalanche ready for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Ball Arena on Saturday, June 18, starting at 8:00 PM ET. The Avalanche are on top 1-0 in the series. Avalanche (-154) versus Lightning (+131) has a definite favorite, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Avalanche vs. Lightning betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Avalanche vs. Lightning Spread and Betting Line

Avalanche vs Lightning Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Avalanche -154 Lightning +131

Avalanche vs. Lightning Game Info

  • Game Day: Saturday, June 18, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Arena: Ball Arena

Computer Predictions for Avalanche vs. Lightning

Computer picks for Avalanche vs Lightning
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Avalanche (-1.5) Over (6) Avalanche 4 Lightning 2

Avalanche vs. Lightning Betting Trends

  • Colorado has gotten the victory in 69 of the 93 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
  • In 76 games with moneyline odds lower than -154 this season, the Avalanche have won 58 times.
  • The moneyline odds imply that Colorado has a 60.6% chance of winning this game.
  • Colorado Avalanche Leaders

  • Mikko Rantanen is currently one of Colorado’s top contributors (92 total points), having registered 36 goals and 56 assists.
  • Nathan MacKinnon has 32 goals and 56 assists to total 88 points (1.4 per game).
  • Nazem Kadri has 87 total points for Colorado, with 28 goals and 59 assists.
  • In 57 games, Darcy Kuemper has a record of 37-12-4. He has conceded 138 goals (2.54 goals against average) and has racked up 1616 saves.
  • Colorado Avalanche Season Stats

  • The Avalanche net the fourth-most goals in the league, averaging 3.8 per game for a total of 308 this season.
  • On defense, the Avalanche have been one of the best squads in league competition, giving up 232 goals to rank ninth.
  • The team has the league’s fourth-best goal differential at +76 this season.
  • The NHL-leading 67 power-play goals the Avalanche’s have scored have resulted from 278 power-play chances.
  • The Avalanche have the league’s eighth-best power-play conversion rate at 24.1%.
  • The Avalanche have scored a total of six shorthanded goals this season.
  • The Avalanche have the league’s 15th-ranked penalty-kill percentage at 79.7%.
  • The Avalanche win 47.3% of their faceoffs (28th in the league).
  • The Avalanche connect on 10.7% of their shots, ranking sixth in the NHL.
  • The Avalanche’s players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 21.5 hits and 13.2 blocked shots per game.
  • Lightning vs. Avalanche Betting Trends

  • The Lightning have claimed an upset victory in 11, or 45.8%, of the 24 games they have played as an underdog this season.
  • Tampa Bay has a record of 2-3 in games when sportsbooks list them +131 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Lightning, implied from the moneyline, is 43.3%.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Leaders

  • Steven Stamkos is an important part of the offense for Tampa Bay, with 106 points this season. He has recorded 42 goals and 64 assists in 81 games.
  • Victor Hedman is a top scorer for Tampa Bay, with 86 total points this season. He has netted 20 goals and provided 66 assists in 82 contests.
  • Nikita Kucherov has 25 goals and 44 assists for Colorado.
  • Andrei Vasilevskiy has a record of 39-18-5 in 63 games this season, conceding 156 goals (2.5 goals against average) with 1712 saves and a .916 save percentage, 12th in the league.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Season Stats

  • The Lightning’s 285 total goals (3.5 per game) are the seventh-most in the league.
  • The Lightning’s 228 total goals conceded (2.8 per game) are the sixth-fewest in the league.
  • Their seventh-best goal differential is +57.
  • The Lightning have recorded 63 power-play goals this season, which are fourth-best in the NHL (on 260 power-play chances).
  • The Lightning’s power-play conversion rate (24.2%) is seventh-best in the league.
  • The Lightning have scored seven shorthanded goals this season (12th in the NHL).
  • The Lightning’s ninth-best penalty kill rate is 81.4%.
  • The Lightning have the 15th-ranked faceoff win rate in the NHL (50.1%).
  • The Lightning are shooting 11.3% (third in the league).
  • The Lightning have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 25.9 hits and 12.7 blocked shots per game.
  • Avalanche and Lightning Injury Report

    Avalanche: Andrew Cogliano: Day To Day (Finger), Ryan Murray: Out (Hand/Wrist), Nazem Kadri: Out (Undisclosed), Samuel Girard: Out For Season (Sternum)

    Lightning: None

    Betting Tips for Avalanche vs. Lightning

    Our best bet is Avalanche on the moneyline at -154 and against the spread (-1.5) after analyzing all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will finish over the total of 6 goals.

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