The Tampa Bay Lightning will attack the second place in the Eastern Conference when they host the Ottawa Senators in Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL on March 1, 2022.
- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Ottawa Senators
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 1/3/2022
- Starting time – 7 PM ET
- Venue: Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL
Tampa Bay Lightning Stats & Form
The reigning champions Tampa Bay Lightning are having another solid season as they stand second in the Atlantic Division and third in the Eastern Conference with a 34-11-6 record.
The Lightning have won the last 4 games, most recently 3-2 against the Nashville Predators. Steven Stamkos scored the game-winner and also had two assists. Nikita Kucherov had a goal and an assist, and Brayden Point also scored for the defending champions.
The Lightning have gone 9-5-1 against division opponents. Tampa Bay leads the Eastern Conference with 5.8 assists per game, led by Nikita Kucherov averaging 0.9.
Steven Stamkos has 59 total points for the Lightning, 25 goals and 34 assists. Brayden Point has five goals over the last 10 games for Tampa Bay.
The Lightning are 7-2-1 in the last 10 games, averaging 3.6 goals, 5.8 assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game with a .914 save percentage.
Tampa Bay Lightning News
Tampa Bay has won 15 of the last 21 games following a win and 47 of the last 65 home games.
Ottawa Senators Stats & Form
The Ottawa Senators are sixth in the Atlantic Division and 12th in the Eastern Conference with a 19-27-5 record.
They have lost 3 of the last 4 games, most recently 2-1 against the worst teams in the conference, the Montreal Canadiens. Colin White scored the lone goal for Ottawa.
The Senators are 5-8-1 against the rest of their division. Ottawa averages 9.6 penalty minutes per game, the fourth-most in the Eastern Conference. Brady Tkachuk leads the team serving 72 total minutes.
Tkachuk leads the Senators with 37 points, scoring 17 goals and adding 20 assists. Connor Brown has one goal and six assists over the last 10 games for Ottawa.
The Senators are 4-5-1 in the last 10 games, averaging 2.1 goals, 3.9 assists, 3.8 penalties and 8.2 penalty minutes while allowing 2.2 goals per game with a .939 save percentage.
Ottawa Senators News
Josh Norris, Nikita Zaitsev and Thomas Chabot will not play for the Senators. Ottawa has lost 5 of the last 7 games against teams with a winning record. The last five games going in as underdogs, the Senators have played under 5.5 goals.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Ottawa Senators Head-to-Head Stats
The Tampa Bay Lightning have won four of the last five games against the Senators.
Eight of the last ten games between these two have gone over 5.5 goals.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Ottawa Senators Betting Odds
As expected, the odds are in favor of the Lighting with -204 for their win while the Senators are at 415. The draw is set at 425.
The total goals margin is set at 6 with 100 to go over and -132 for under.
The Tampa Bay Lightning are playing in great form and are only four points behind the leading Florida Panthers in the Eastern Conference. They will definitely play their best game against the Senators and will get to their fifth straight win.
The Senators have picked up their form in the second half of the season but are still far behind the Lightning’s level. Tampa Bay will win this one with at least two goals differential in a game that will go over 6 goals.