Avalanche Vs Lightning: Game 2 Stanley Cup Final Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – June 18, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on June 20, 2022

The Colorado Avalanche host the Tampa Bay Lightning for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday, June 18, beginning at 8:00 PM ET on ABC. The Avalanche have a 1-0 lead in the series. The Avalanche are listed at -145 to win on the moneyline, while the Lightning currently have +125 odds to win this matchup. The total is 6 in this game.

This article uses betting data valid as of June 18, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET. Browse all the current odds for this outing 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 18

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

Lightning: Brayden Point: Probable (Lower Body), Brandon Hagel: Probable (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
Gabriel Landeskog 51 30 30 60 150 7 +28

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 been a moneyline favorite 89 times this season, and have gone 65-24 in those games.
  • The implied moneyline probability in this matchup gives the Avalanche a 59.2% chance to win.
  • The Lightning have been an underdog in 17 games this season, and won nine (52.9%).
  • The Lightning have a 44.4% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • In 59 of 97 matches this season, Colorado and its opponent have combined to finish above 6 goals.
  • Tampa Bay has played 54 games this season that ended with more than 6 goals.
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