Avalanche vs. Lightning Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – Stanley Cup Final Game 3

by | Jun 19, 2022

The Colorado Avalanche visit the Tampa Bay Lightning Monday in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, beginning at 8:00 PM ET. The Avalanche have a 2-0 advantage in the series. The Lightning are slight underdogs, at -108, and the Avalanche are -112. 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 -112 Lightning -108

Avalanche vs. Lightning Game Info

  • Game Day: Monday, June 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Arena: Amalie Arena

Computer Predictions for Avalanche vs. Lightning

Computer picks for Avalanche vs Lightning
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Lightning (+1.5) Over (6) Lightning 4 Avalanche 3

Avalanche vs. Lightning Betting Trends

  • In 94 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Colorado has been victorious 70 times.
  • The Avalanche have a record of 70-24 this season while playing with their moneyline odds shorter than -112.
  • The moneyline odds say Colorado has a 52.8% chance of winning this game.
  • Colorado Avalanche Leaders

  • A top contributor this season for Colorado, Mikko Rantanen has scored 92 points in 75 games (36 goals and 56 assists).
  • Through 65 games, Nathan MacKinnon has 32 goals and 56 assists.
  • Nazem Kadri’s 87 points this season have come via 28 goals and 59 assists.
  • Darcy Kuemper has a record of 37-12-4. He has allowed 138 goals (2.54 goals against average) and recorded 1616 saves.
  • Colorado Avalanche Season Stats

  • The Avalanche offense’s 308 total goals (3.8 per game) are ranked fourth in the NHL this year.
  • On defense, the Avalanche have been one of the best units in NHL competition, conceding 232 goals to rank ninth.
  • The team’s goal differential is fourth-best in the league at +76.
  • The NHL-leading 67 power-play goals the Avalanche’s have put up have resulted from 278 power-play chances.
  • The Avalanche have the league’s eighth-best power-play conversion rate at 24.1%.
  • The Avalanche’s offense has netted six shorthanded goals this season (17th among all squads).
  • The Avalanche rank 15th in the league in penalty-kill success rate 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 league.
  • The Avalanche average 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 44.0%, of the 25 games they have played while the underdog this season.
  • Tampa Bay has a record of 11-14 in games when sportsbooks list them -108 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline implies a 51.9% chance to win for the Lightning.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Leaders

  • Steven Stamkos’ 42 goals and 64 assists in 81 matchups give him 106 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
  • Victor Hedman’s 86 points this season, including 20 goals and 66 assists, make him one of the top offensive threats for Tampa Bay.
  • Tampa Bay’s Nikita Kucherov has 69 points (25 goals, 44 assists) this season.
  • Andrei Vasilevskiy’s record stands at 39-18-5 on the season, giving up 156 goals (2.5 goals against average) and collecting 1712 saves with 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 have been one of the toughest defensive squads in the NHL this season, allowing 228 goals (2.8 per game) to rank sixth.
  • Their +57 goal differential is seventh-best in the league.
  • The Lightning have put up 63 power-play goals this season (fourth-most 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’s collective 11.3% shooting percentage ranks 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

    After digging through all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup, our best bet is Lightning on the moneyline at -108 and Lightning (+1.5) against the spread. Our computer prediction sees the scoring going over the total of 6 goals.

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