Game 4 of the NHL Playoffs First Round at Amalie Arena showcases the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Toronto Maple Leafs facing off at 7:00 PM on Sunday, May 8 ET. The Maple Leafs are up 2-1. The bookmakers see this as a tight game, with the Lightning -118 to win on the moneyline, and the Maple Leafs at -103. Find more below on the Lightning vs. Maple Leafs betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
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Lightning vs. Maple Leafs Spread and Betting Line
Lightning vs. Maple Leafs Game Info
- Game Day: Sunday, May 8, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- Location: Tampa, Florida
- Arena: Amalie Arena
Computer Predictions for Lightning vs. Maple Leafs
|Maple Leafs (+1.5)||Over (6.5)||Lightning 4 Maple Leafs 3|
Lightning vs. Maple Leafs Betting Trends
- In 72 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Tampa Bay has won 48 times.
- Through 69 games with moneyline odds shorter than -118 this season, the Lightning have been victorious 46 times.
- There is a 54.1% chance that Tampa Bay wins this game, per the moneyline.
Tampa Bay Lightning Leaders
- A major offensive player this season for Tampa Bay, Steven Stamkos has scored 106 points in 81 games (42 goals and 64 assists).
- Victor Hedman has 86 points (one per game), scoring 20 goals and adding 66 assists.
- Nikita Kucherov’s season total of 69 points has come from 25 goals and 44 assists.
- Andrei Vasilevskiy (39-18-5) has a goals against average of 2.5 on the season, and 1712 saves. His .916 save percentage ranks 21st in the league.
Tampa Bay Lightning Season Stats
- The Lightning offense’s 285 total goals (3.5 per game) are ranked seventh in the NHL this year.
- The Lightning are ranked sixth in NHL play for the fewest goals against this season, having allowed 228 total goals (2.8 per game).
- With a +57 goal differential, they’re ranked seventh-best in the league.
- The Lightning’s 63 power-play goals they’ve recorded this season (on 260 power-play chances) are the fourth-most in the NHL.
- The Lightning have the league’s seventh-best power-play conversion rate at 24.2%.
- The Lightning’s offense has recorded seven shorthanded goals this season (12th among all squads).
- The Lightning’s penalty-kill percentage (81.4%) is the league’s ninth-best.
- The Lightning’s players win 50.1% of their faceoffs to rank 15th in the NHL.
- The Lightning have an 11.3% shooting percentage as a squad, ranking third in the NHL.
- The Lightning average 25.9 hits and 12.7 blocked shots per game.
Maple Leafs vs. Lightning Betting Trends
- The Maple Leafs have claimed an upset victory in five, or 45.5%, of the 11 games they have played while the underdog this season.
- Toronto has won four of its 10 games when it is the underdog by -103 or longer on the moneyline.
- The win probability for the Maple Leafs, implied from the moneyline, is 50.7%.
Toronto Maple Leafs Leaders
- Auston Matthews has recorded 60 goals (0.8 per game) and put up 46 assists (0.6 per game), taking 4.8 shots per game and shooting 17.2%. That makes him among the leaders for Toronto with 106 total points (1.5 per game).
- Mitchell Marner is key for Toronto’s attack with 97 total points (1.3 per game), including 35 goals and 62 assists through 72 games.
- William Nylander has 34 goals and 46 assists, for a season point total of 80.
- Jack Campbell has a .914 save percentage (24th in the league), with 1307 total saves, while giving up 123 goals (2.6 goals against average). He has compiled a 31-9-6 record between the posts for Toronto this season.
Toronto Maple Leafs Season Stats
- The Maple Leafs have the league’s second-best scoring offense (312 total goals, 3.8 per game).
- The Maple Leafs have given up 3.1 goals per game, 252 total, which ranks 19th among NHL teams.
- They have a +60 goal differential, which is sixth-best in the league.
- The Maple Leafs have recorded 63 power-play goals this season (on 231 power-play chances). That’s the fourth-most in the NHL.
- The Maple Leafs’ power-play conversion rate (27.3%) tops the league.
- The Maple Leafs have scored 13 shorthanded goals this season (an NHL high).
- The 81.7% of opponent power plays the Maple Leafs kill is the eighth-best penalty-kill percentage in the league.
- The Maple Leafs have the NHL’s top faceoff win percentage (55.1%).
- The 11% shooting percentage the Maple Leafs have amassed ranks fourth in the league.
- The Maple Leafs have not yet shut out an opponent this season.
Lightning and Maple Leafs Injury Report
Maple Leafs: Rasmus Sandin: Out (Undisclosed), Petr Mrazek: Out (Groin)
Betting Tips for Lightning vs. Maple Leafs
Our best bet is Lightning on the moneyline at -118 and Maple Leafs (+1.5) against the spread after digging through all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will finish over the total of 6.5 goals.
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