Avalanche Vs Lightning: Game 1 Stanley Cup Final Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – June 15, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on June 14, 2022

Wednesday will see the Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning face off in the opening game of the Stanley Cup Final at Ball Arena, starting at 8:00 PM ET on ABC. Oddsmakers give the Lightning +130 odds to claim victory and list the Avalanche at -150 on the moneyline for this matchup. The over/under is 6 in this game.

This article references odds updated as of June 15, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET. Find all the latest odds for this matchup in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Avalanche Vs Lightning Betting Odds

Injury Report as of June 15

Avalanche: Nazem Kadri: Out (Upper Body), Ryan Murray: Out (Hand), Andrew Cogliano: Out (Hand), Samuel Girard: Out (Sternum)

Lightning: Brayden Point: Probable (Lower Body), Brandon Hagel: Questionable (Foot)

Computer Picks

Moneyline Pick Avalanche
Total Pick Over (6)
Spread Pick Avalanche (-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.

Avalanche Vs Lightning Team Stats

Avalanche Avg. (Rank) Lightning Avg. (Rank)
3.77 (4th) Goals Scored 3.48 (7th)
2.84 (8th) Goals Allowed 2.8 (6th)
35 (4th) Shots 30.8 (17th)
31.9 (18th) Shots Allowed 29.7 (7th)

Avalanche Key Players

Name GP GOALS ASST PTS SHOTS PP GOALS PLUS/MINUS
Mikko Rantanen 75 35 57 92 253 15 +35
Nathan MacKinnon 65 32 57 89 299 7 +22
Nazem Kadri 71 28 59 87 247 8 +13
Cale Makar 77 28 58 86 240 9 +48
Andre Burakovsky 80 22 38 60 149 4 +12

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 Avalanche have gone 64-24 when listed as a moneyline favorite this season.
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Avalanche’s implied win probability is 60.0%.
  • This season the Lightning have won nine of the 16 games, or 56.2%, in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • The Lightning have a 43.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Colorado’s 96 matches this season have finished above this game’s total of 6 goals 58 times.
  • Tampa Bay’s games this season have had over 6 goals 53 of 99 times.
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