NHL 2020 Stanley Cup Finals Dallas Stars vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Game Two: Predictions, picks and bets


September 21, 2020 5:29 AM

The Dallas Stars shocked the hockey world on Saturday Night taking a 1-0 series lead of the favored Tampa Bay Lightning.

Dallas came out on top 4-1 last time and will be full of confidence as they head into Game Two tonight.

Will the Stars make it 2-0 on the series or can the Lightning square the series? NHL Bet Hub predictions below 👇


Dimers' predictions are based on 10,000 simulations of this particular matchup


Dimers' Suggested Plays

🔥 BEST: Lightning ML (-149*)

💪 Puck line: Stars +1.5

☝ Over/Under: o5.5 total goals

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🔥 BEST: Moneyline

Lightning (-149*) to win has a 61% probability

Tampa Bay came into the Stanley Cup Final as red-hot favorites only to fall way short in Game One. Our model though is sticking with them and has them at a 61% chance of getting the series back on level terms.

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💪 Puck line

Stars +1.5 has a 63% probability

Although we’re taking the Lightning to win this one, the result last time out can not be denied. The Stars to cover the puck line looks a good play.

☝ Over/Under

Total goals over 5.5 has a 4.8% edge against the sportsbooks

Right now, our model has the over 5.5 as just under a 50% chance, but when you factor in the plus money (+125*) on offer, it is definitely the best bet.

🏒 Dimers' take-out

Tampa Bay will be extremely keen to rectify their performance from Saturday night and our data suggests they’re still the better side. If you’re keen for some action, check out our reviews of the sportsbooks in your state, here.


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*Odds and probabilities correct at time of publishing.