NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Odds, Model Projections: Sharp Action on Panthers vs. Lightning (Thursday, May 20)

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Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images. Pictured: Ryan Lomberg of the Florida Panthers tangles David Savard of the Tampa Bay Lightning.

  • The Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning meet for Game 3 of their NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs series on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. ET.
  • PJ Walsh leverages our PRO Report in order to identify sharp action on Panthers vs. Lightning that matches up with our model projections.
  • Check out his full betting market analysis below, including odds, predictions, sharp action and money percentages for Panthers vs. Lightning.

Panthers vs. Lightning Odds

Panthers Odds +122
Lightning Odds -141
Over/Under 5.5 (-120 / -103)
Time Thursday, 6:30 p.m. ET
TV USA

Yes, you read that headline correctly.

We don’t typically cover NHL PRO Reports that often, but as many sports fans know, the Stanley Cup Playoffs are arguably the most exciting postseason in all of sports.

And where there’s excitement from fans, there’s often a correlation to big betting handles.

Specifically, when it comes to the first-round series between the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning, it has been all Tampa Bay through the first two games. The Lightning took the first two games on the road and return home looking for a commanding 3-0 lead against the Panthers.

So, what do the sharpest NHL bettors think about Thursday’s Game 3? Is the value with Tampa at home? Or is this the time to jump on Florida at a plus-money price?

Panthers vs. Lightning Betting Prediction

Sharp Action

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