Panthers Vs Lightning: Game 2 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 19, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 18, 2022

Game 2 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round at BB&T Center on Thursday, May 19 showcases the Florida Panthers and the Tampa Bay Lightning playing at 7:00 PM ET on TNT. The Lightning are ahead in the series 1-0. Sportsbooks give the Lightning +145 odds to pick up a win and list the Panthers at -165 on the moneyline for this matchup. This game has an over/under of 6.5 goals.

This article makes reference to betting data current as of May 19, 2022 at 5:12 PM ET. Browse all the up-to-date odds for this outing below and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

Panthers Vs Lightning Betting Odds

Injury Report as of May 19

Panthers: Carter Verhaeghe: Questionable (Undisclosed), Mason Marchment: Questionable (Lower Body), Markus Nutivaara: Out (Lower Body)

Lightning: Brayden Point: Out (Lower Body)

Computer Picks

Moneyline Pick Panthers
Total Pick Over (6.5)
Spread Pick Lightning (+1.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Panthers Vs Lightning Team Stats

Panthers Avg. (Rank) Lightning Avg. (Rank)
4.12 (1st) Goals Scored 3.48 (7th)
2.95 (12th) Goals Allowed 2.8 (6th)
37.2 (1st) Shots 30.8 (17th)
30.6 (10th) Shots Allowed 29.7 (7th)

Panthers Key Players

Name GP GOALS ASST PTS SHOTS PP GOALS PLUS/MINUS
Jonathan Huberdeau 80 30 84 114 222 5 +35
Aleksander Barkov Jr. 67 39 49 88 214 12 +36
Sam Reinhart 78 33 51 84 185 16 +26
Claude Giroux 75 21 43 64 205 5 -6
Anthony Duclair 74 31 27 58 167 9 +18

Lightning Key Players

Name GP GOALS ASST PTS SHOTS PP GOALS PLUS/MINUS
Steven Stamkos 81 42 65 107 241 15 +25
Victor Hedman 82 20 66 86 219 6 +26
Nikita Kucherov 47 25 44 69 156 9 +2
Alex Killorn 82 25 34 59 164 6 +1
Brayden Point 66 28 29 57 175 10 -3

Betting Trends

  • The Panthers have gone 60-22 when favored on the moneyline this season.
  • The Panthers have an implied moneyline win probability of 62.3% in this game.
  • The Lightning have been an underdog in 14 games this season, and won seven (50.0%).
  • The Lightning have a 40.8% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Florida and its opponent have combined to score more than 6.5 goals in 54 of 89 games this season.
  • Tampa Bay has combined with its opponent to score over 6.5 goals in 43 of 90 games this season.
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