Lightning vs. Red Wings: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Monday’s NHL matchup between the Tampa Bay Lightning (41-25-7) and the Detroit Red Wings (36-30-8) at Amalie Arena sees the Lightning favored at home (-198 moneyline odds to win) against the Red Wings (+164). The game starts at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN+ and BSSUN.

You can tune in to watch the Lightning look to take down the the Red Wings on ESPN+ and BSSUN.

Lightning vs. Red Wings Game Info & Odds

  • When: Monday, April 1, 2024 at 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+ and BSSUN
  • Where: Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida
  • TV Channel: ESPN+ and BSSUN
  • Favorite: Lightning (-198)
  • Underdog: Red Wings (+164)
  • Over/under: 6.5

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Lightning and Red Wings Betting Trends

  • Tampa Bay’s 72 matches this season have finished above this game’s total of 6.5 goals 36 times.
  • Detroit has played 41 games this season that finished with over 6.5 goals.
  • The two teams average 6.8 goals per game combined, 0.3 more than this game’s total.
  • Opponents of these teams average 6.6 goals per game combined, 0.1 more than this game’souting’s total.
  • The Lightning are 26-15 when favored on the moneyline this season.
  • This season the Red Wings have been an underdog 50 times, and won 21, or 42.0%, of those games.

Lightning Stats & Insights

  • The Lightning net the sixth-most goals in the NHL, averaging 3.5 per game for a total of 254 this season.
  • The Lightning are ranked 22nd in NHL play in goals against this season, having conceded 237 total goals (3.2 per game).
  • Their goal differential (+17) ranks them 13th in the NHL.
  • The Lightning convert 12% of their shots, ranking second in the league.
  • The Lightning have shut out opponents four times, averaging 20.4 hits and 15 blocked shots per game this season.
  • In their last 10 games, the Lightning have gone 8-1-1 to earn 85.0% of the possible points.
  • They have totaled 43 goals during that stretch.
  • Over on the defensive side, the Lightning have allowed 2.3 goals per game (23 total) over those 10 matchups.

Red Wings Stats & Insights

  • The Red Wings’ 245 total goals (3.3 per game) are the ninth-most in the NHL.
  • The Red Wings have given up 3.3 goals per game, 246 total, which ranks 25th among league teams.
  • Their -1 goal differential ranks 15th in the league.
  • The 11.6% shooting percentage the Red Wings have amassed ranks third in the league.
  • The Red Wings have shut out their opponent four times this season. As a team, they are averaging 16.3 hits and 16.5 blocked shots per game.
  • Over the last 10 contests, the Red Wings have secured 55.0% of the possible points with a 3-5-2 record.
  • They have averaged 2.6 goals per game (26 total) during that span.
  • Defensively, the Red Wings have allowed 33 goals (3.3 per game) in those 10 outings.

Lightning Key Players to Watch

  • Nikita Kucherov is currently one of Tampa Bay’s top contributors (126 total points), having amassed 42 goals and 84 assists.
  • Brayden Point has 81 points (1.1 per game), scoring 42 goals and adding 39 assists.
  • Andrei Vasilevskiy has a record of 28-16-2. He has allowed 129 goals (2.85 goals against average) and racked up 1161 saves.

Lightning Player Props

  • Nikita Kucherov Points Prop: 1.50 (Over Odds: -105, Under Odds: -125)
  • Nikita Kucherov Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -210, Under Odds: +160)
  • Brayden Point Points Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -238, Under Odds: +180)
  • Brayden Point Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -110, Under Odds: -120)
  • Victor Hedman Points Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -180, Under Odds: +140)
  • Victor Hedman Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -135, Under Odds: +105)

Red Wings Key Players to Watch

  • Lucas Raymond is a top offensive contributor for his team with 60 points (0.8 per game). He has scored 24 goals and 36 assists in 74 games (playing 17:29 per game).
  • Alex DeBrincat is a key contributor for Detroit, with 59 total points this season. He has netted 24 goals and provided 35 assists in 74 games.
  • Detroit’s Alex Lyon is 18-16-4 this season, compiling 1033 saves and permitting 108 goals (3.0 goals against average) with a .905 save percentage (33rd in the league).

Red Wings Player Props

  • Alex DeBrincat Points Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -115)
  • Alex DeBrincat Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: +190)
  • Patrick Kane Points Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -180)
  • Patrick Kane Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: +114)

Lightning vs. Red Wings Injuries

  • Lightning: Jonas Johansson: Lower Body (Questionable), Mikhail Sergachev: Lower Body (Out)
  • Red Wings: Ville Husso: Lower Body (Out), Dylan Larkin: Lower Body (Questionable)

Lightning vs. Red Wings Prediction

  • Puck Line Pick:

    Lightning (-1.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (6.5)

  • Score Prediction:
    Lightning 4 – Red Wings 2

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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