Panthers vs. Lightning Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 3

by | May 20, 2022

The Florida Panthers go on the road to play the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round on Sunday, May 22, starting at 1:30 PM ET. The Lightning hold a 2-0 lead in the series. The sportsbooks see this as a close one, with the Panthers -114 to win on the moneyline, and the Lightning at -107. 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 -114 Lightning -107

Panthers vs. Lightning Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, May 22, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:30 PM ET
  • Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Arena: Amalie Arena

Computer Predictions for Panthers vs. Lightning

Computer picks for Panthers vs Lightning
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Lightning (+1.5) Over (6.5) Lightning 4 Panthers 3

Panthers vs. Lightning Betting Trends

  • Through 86 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Florida has won 61 of those matchups.
  • The Panthers have a record of 61-25 this season while playing with their moneyline odds shorter than -114.
  • The moneyline odds imply that Florida has a 53.3% chance of winning this game.
  • Florida Panthers Leaders

  • A leading contributor this season for Florida, Jonathan Huberdeau has scored 115 points in 80 games (30 goals and 85 assists).
  • Aleksander Barkov Jr. has 39 goals and 49 assists to total 88 points (1.3 per game).
  • Sam Reinhart has 84 total points for Florida, with 33 goals and 51 assists.
  • Sergei Bobrovsky has a record of 39-7-3. He has conceded 137 goals (2.7 goals against average) and recorded 1428 saves with a .912 save percentage (23rd in the league).
  • Florida Panthers Season Stats

  • The Panthers rank first in the league with 337 total goals this season, averaging 4.1 per game.
  • On defense, the Panthers have conceded 242 goals (3.0 per game) to rank 12th in NHL play.
  • They have a league-pacing goal differential of +95 this season.
  • The Panthers’ 64 power-play goals they’ve put up this season (on 262 power-play chances) are the second-most in the NHL.
  • The Panthers’ offense ranks fifth the league with a 24.4% power-play conversion rate.
  • The Panthers’ offense has recorded 12 shorthanded goals this season (second among all teams).
  • The Panthers rank 16th in the NHL in penalty-kill success rate at 79.5%.
  • The Panthers win 48.2% of their faceoffs (22nd in the NHL).
  • The Panthers convert 11.0% of their shots, ranking fourth in the league.
  • The Panthers’ players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 25.0 hits and 12.1 blocked shots per game.
  • Lightning vs. Panthers Betting Trends

  • The Lightning have been the underdog 20 times this season, and upset their opponent in nine, or 45.0%, of those games.
  • Tampa Bay has 20 games this season playing as an underdog by -107 or longer, and is 9-11 in those contests.
  • The Lightning have a 51.7% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Leaders

  • Tampa Bay’s Steven Stamkos has collected 64 assists and 42 goals in 81 games, good for 106 points.
  • Tampa Bay’s Victor Hedman has racked up 86 total points (1.0 per game), with 20 goals and 66 assists.
  • Tampa Bay’s Nikita Kucherov has 69 points, courtesy of 25 goals (fourth on team) and 44 assists (third).
  • Andrei Vasilevskiy’s record stands at 39-18-5 on the season, giving up 156 goals (2.5 goals against average) and amassing 1712 saves with a .916 save percentage (17th 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 allowed 2.8 goals per game, 228 total, the sixth-fewest among NHL teams.
  • They have a +57 goal differential, which is seventh-best in the league.
  • The Lightning have scored 63 power-play goals this season (on 260 power-play chances). That’s the fourth-most in the NHL.
  • 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 league).
  • The Lightning’s ninth-best penalty kill rate is 81.4%.
  • The Lightning win 50.1% of their faceoffs. That’s the 15th-ranked figure in the NHL.
  • The Lightning are shooting 11.3% (third in the league).
  • The Lightning have yet to shut out an opponent this season.
  • Panthers and Lightning Injury Report

    Panthers: Markus Nutivaara: Out (Undisclosed), Jonas Johansson: Out (COVID-19), Mason Marchment: Day To Day (Lower body)

    Lightning: Brayden Point: Day To Day (Lower-body)

    Betting Tips for Panthers vs. Lightning

    We have the Lightning as our best bet on the moneyline in this game, and our pick against the spread is the Lightning (+1.5). Our computer model has the scoring going over the total of 6.5 goals when all is said and done.

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