Tampa Bay Lightning Finish the Season 62-20 and They are Projected to Win 53 Next Season... Still Good Enough to Be the One Seed in the East

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PLAYOFF FORECAST

They have a 74.2% chance of getting past the first round of the playoffs. They have a 50.8% chance of getting past round 2. Their chances of then winning the East is 37.5%. They have 26.3% chance of winning the championship.

REGULAR SEASON RECAP

Their 62 regular season wins exceeded expectations. It was +12.6 above what oddsmakers' money line projected. The season went much better than expected. They exceeded expectations on both the road and at home. They went 30-11 on the road and were expected to win 22.8. Their 78% home win percentage was much better than expected (64.8%).

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TEAM STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Since 10/3/2018 their average goal differential is +1.01 (includes playoff games) which ranks #1 in the league, which is the same as how they rank in points. They are the #1 ranked team in goal differential (based on all teams' road stats). This is the same ranking they have among home teams.

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

SituationGoalsGoal%Shots on Goal
All 86 Games3.8 (#1)11.9% (#1)31.8 (#14)
Road3.67 (#1)11.5% (#1)32 (#10)
Home3.93 (#2)12.4% (#1)31.7 (#18)

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

SituationGoals AllowedSave%Shots Against
All2.79 (#10)91.2% (#6)31.9 (#20)
Road3 (#12)90.6% (#1232.1 (#15)
Home2.58 (#8)91.9% (#4)31.7 (#19)

TEAM STATS AND BETTING RESULT GAMELOG

Below is a betting recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Lightning in all of their games would have earned a +1023 unit profit at a 100 per game risk. Against the puck line, they have delivered a +1247 profit risking 100 units on each game (41-41 PL). They are profitable against the puck line at home and on the road.

Season RecapGS-GAMoney LinePuck Line RecordO/U RecordSOGSOG Allowed
All Games4.0 - 2.762-16-4, +102341-41, +124744-35 55.7% Over3232.1
On Road3.8 - 2.930-9-2, +102319-22, +17325-16 61% Over3232.3
At Home4.1 - 2.532-7-2, +69122-19, +107419-19 50% Over31.931.9
4/6 @BOS6-3Win +100Covered +1.5Over 6.52233
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3/21 @CAR6-3Win +117Covered +1.5Over 6.53228
3/20 @WAS5-4Win +76Puck Line Loss -1.5Over 6.52858
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