Winnipeg Jets – Tampa Bay Lightning Tips, Prediction & Odds

The Tampa Bay Lightning will try to get closer to the top seed in the Eastern Conference when they visit the Winnipeg Jets in Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB, on March 8, 2022.

Match Details

  • Winnipeg Jets vs Tampa Bay Lightning
  • NHL – Regular season
  • Date – 8/3/2022
  • Starting time – 8 PM ET
  • Venue: Canada Life Centre, Winnipeg, MB,

Winnipeg Jets Stats & Form

winnipeg jets logo newThe Winnipeg Jets are sixth in the Central Division and 12th in the Western Conference with a 24-22-10 record.

The Jets have lost 6 of the last 8 games and are coming off a 4-1 loss to the New York Rangers. Nikolaj Ehlers scored the lone goal for Winnipeg.

Winnipeg is 14-11-2 at home and 4-4-2 in the last 19 games. Kyle Connor leads the team with 33 goals and 29 assists.

The Jets score and allow exactly 3 goals per game and are 11th in the league with 33.1 shots on goal.

Winnipeg has won 5 of the last 6 games following a loss of 3 or more goals but has lost 21 of the last 29 games against teams from the Eastern Conference.

Winnipeg Jets News

Nathan Beaulieu, Cole Perfetti and Kristian Reichel will not play against Tampa Bay.

Tampa Bay Lightning Stats & Form

Tampa Bay LightningThe Tampa Bay Lightning are on top of the Atlantic Division and second in the Eastern Conference with a 37-12-6 record.

The defending champions have won 7 of the last 8 games and are coming off a 6-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks. Victor Hedman scored twice while Taylor Raddysh, Cal Foote, Corey Perry and Mikhail Sergachev scored for the Lightning against the Blackhawks.

Tampa Bay is 18-7-2 on the road and 8-2-0 in the last 10 games. Steven Stamkos is leading the team with 62 points.

The Lightning are ranked 7th with 3.5 goals per game and 8th with 2.7 allowed goals per game.

They have won 6 of the last 10 games against Winnipeg. The Lightning have won the last 4 road games and 5 of the last 6 following a win.

Tampa Bay Lightning News

Zach Bogosian and Brent Seabrook will not suit up for the Lightning tonight.

Winnipeg Jets vs Tampa Bay Lightning Head-to-Head Stats

The Winnipeg Jets have won three of the last five games against Tampa Bay but the Lightning won the last one by 7-1 on the road.

The last 4 games between these two teams have seen at least 7 goals.

Winnipeg Jets vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Odds

The Tampa Bay Lightning are coming into this game as favorites to win with the odds set at -103, while the Jets are at 206. The draw is at 356.

The total goals margin is set at 6 with both ways set at -110.

Betting Tip

The Winnipeg Jets are going through a tough period of the season losing 6 of the last 8 games which is totally opposite from the Lightning current form. The last two games the Jets won were against the bottom teams from both conferences, Arizona and Montreal.

Tampa Bay has won 7 of the last 8 games and defeated the Jets 7-1 in the last meeting which clearly makes them favourites in this one. Given the recent form and the last head-to-had, placing a bet on the Lightning seems like a great deal even more at -103 odds.

Best Tip: Tampa Bay Lightning to win -103 Visit