Panthers vs. Lightning Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/24/2022

by | Apr 24, 2022

The Florida Panthers (56-15-6) host the Tampa Bay Lightning (47-22-8) on Sunday, April 24, with both coming off a victory. The sportsbooks have made the Panthers solid favorites at -140 on the moneyline, and the Lightning are at +118. Find more below on the Panthers vs. Lightning betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Panthers vs. Lightning Spread and Betting Line

Panthers vs Lightning Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Panthers -140 Lightning +118

Panthers vs. Lightning Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, April 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Location: Sunrise, Florida
  • Arena: BB&T Center

Computer Predictions for Panthers vs. Lightning

Computer picks for Panthers vs Lightning
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Panthers (-1.5) Over (6.5) Panthers 4 Lightning 2

Panthers vs. Lightning Betting Trends

  • Florida has gone 54-16 as the oddsmakers’ choice this season.
  • The Panthers have won 45 of the 58 games they have played with moneyline odds shorter than -140.
  • Based on the moneyline odds, Florida has a 58.3% chance of winning this contest.
  • Florida Panthers Leaders

  • Jonathan Huberdeau has been vital to Florida this season, with 113 points in 78 games.
  • Aleksander Barkov Jr. is another top contributor for Florida with 86 points (1.3 per game), scoring 38 goals and adding 48 assists.
  • Sam Reinhart has scored 29 goals and added 50 assists through 75 games for Florida.
  • Sergei Bobrovsky has a record of 38-6-3. He has conceded 129 goals (2.6 goals against average) and recorded 1347 saves with a .913 save percentage (14th in the league).
  • Florida Panthers Season Stats

  • The Panthers average 4.2 goals per game, for a total of 322, which leads the league.
  • On defense, the Panthers have been one of the best units in league action, allowing 218 goals to rank ninth.
  • They have a league-pacing goal differential of +104 this season.
  • The 60 power-play goals the Panthers have recorded this season have come on 248 power-play chances, ranking them third-best in the NHL.
  • The Panthers’ 24.2% power-play conversion rate is sixth-best in the NHL this season.
  • The Panthers have scored a total of 12 shorthanded goals this season.
  • The Panthers rank 15th in the NHL in penalty-kill success rate at 79.8%.
  • The Panthers win 48.4% of their faceoffs (21st in the league).
  • The Panthers shoot 11.1% as a team, ranked third-best in the league.
  • The Panthers have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 25.1 hits and 12.1 blocked shots per game.
  • Lightning vs. Panthers Betting Trends

  • The Lightning have been made the underdog nine times this season, and upset their opponent twice.
  • Tampa Bay has played with moneyline odds of +118 or longer in two games this season, and split 1-1.
  • The Lightning have a 45.9% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Leaders

  • Steven Stamkos has totaled 34 goals (0.4 per game) and dished out 56 assists (0.7 per game), taking 2.8 shots per game and shooting 15.5%. That makes him among the leaders for Tampa Bay with 90 total points (1.2 per game).
  • Victor Hedman’s 76 points this season, including 19 goals and 57 assists, make him one of the top offensive threats for Tampa Bay.
  • Alex Killorn has 25 goals and 33 assists for Florida.
  • Andrei Vasilevskiy has a .917 save percentage (ninth-best in the league), with 1624 total saves, while allowing 147 goals (2.5 goals against average). He has put up a 36-18-5 record between the posts for Tampa Bay this season.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Season Stats

  • The Lightning’s 259 total goals (3.4 per game) are the ninth-most in the league.
  • The Lightning’s 212 total goals given up (2.8 per game) are the sixth-fewest in the NHL.
  • Their ninth-best goal differential is +47.
  • The Lightning have recorded 54 power-play goals this season (eighth-most in the NHL) on 241 power-play chances.
  • The Lightning have a 22.4% power-play conversion rate, the league’s No. 10 percentage.
  • The Lightning have scored six shorthanded goals this season (16th in the league).
  • The Lightning’s seventh-best penalty kill rate is 82.6%.
  • The Lightning win 50.3% of their faceoffs. That’s the 14th-ranked rate in the NHL.
  • The 10.9% shooting percentage the Lightning have compiled ranks fifth in the league.
  • The Lightning have not had a shutout win yet this season.
  • Panthers and Lightning Injury Report

    Panthers: Aaron Ekblad: Out (Lower-body), Markus Nutivaara: Out (Undisclosed), Carter Verhaeghe: Day To Day (Maintenance), Jonas Johansson: Out (COVID-19)

    Lightning: Pierre-Edouard Bellemare: Out (Lower Body)

    Betting Tips for Panthers vs. Lightning

    The Panthers on the moneyline (-140) is our best bet after looking at all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will finish over the total of 6.5 goals, with the Panthers (-1.5) covering the spread.

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