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Bruins vs. Lightning Prediction and Odds - Jan 26, 2023

Bruins vs. Lightning Prediction and Odds - Jan 26, 2023

The Tampa Bay Lightning face the Boston Bruins in NHL action at Amalie Arena on Thursday, commencing at 7:00PM ET.

Dimers' free betting picks for Bruins vs. Lightning, as well as game predictions, betting odds and projected player stats, are detailed in this article.


Who will win Bruins vs. Lightning?

Using advanced computer power and data, Dimers.com has simulated Thursday's Bruins-Lightning NHL game 10,000 times.

Dimers' proven predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, currently gives the Bruins a 51% chance of beating the Lightning.

More: Free Betting Analysis for Bruins vs. Lightning

Bruins vs. Lightning Odds

  • Puck Line: Lightning +1.5 (-270), Bruins -1.5 (+220)
  • Moneyline: Lightning -105, Bruins -110
  • Total: Over/Under 6.5 (+114/-140)

Puck Line, Moneyline and Over/Under

The Lightning are currently +1.5 underdogs against the Bruins, with -270 at PointsBet the best odds currently available.

For the favored Bruins (-1.5) to cover the puck line, BetMGM has the best odds currently on offer at +220.

In a sign of how close this game is expected to be, both the Lightning and Bruins are currently at minus-money betting odds to win on Thursday.

DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Lightning at -105, which means you can risk $105 to win $100, for a total payout of $205, if they get the W.

Elsewhere, PointsBet currently has the best moneyline odds for the Bruins at -110, where you can risk $110 to win $100, for a total payout of $210, if they come out on top.

The Over/Under is set at 6.5 with FanDuel Sportsbook, which currently has the best odds for the Over at +114, as well as the best odds for the Under at -140.

As always, make sure you check all the legal sportbooks available in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, the Lightning (+1.5) are a 70% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 6.5 goals is a 57% chance of going Under.

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Best Bets for Bruins vs. Lightning


Dimers' best bets are based on detailed modeling and wagering intelligence to bring you the best possible plays every day of the year.

Although the Lightning are more likely to cover the puck line, our best bet of Bruins -1.5 is based on the likelihood of that happening, according to DimersBOT, and the top odds available.

Bruins vs. Lightning Betting Guide

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Dimers has full coverage of Thursday's Bruins-Lightning matchup, including pregame predictions, computer picks, and live scores.

Bruins vs. Lightning Player Props

Who will score an anytime goal in Bruins vs. Lightning? The data is in.

Featured below are the most likely first goal and most likely anytime goal scorers for both the Bruins and Lightning.

And you know what, we provide this information to you for FREE to help you choose the best prop bets for Thursday's game.

According to DimersBOT, Boston's David Pastrnak is most likely to score the first goal in Bruins vs. Lightning.

DimersBOT gives Pastrnak a 9.8% chance of scoring the first goal at Amalie Arena, while the Bruins star is a 45.6% chance of netting an anytime goal.

Scroll down for our complete list of first and anytime goal scorer probabilities.


First Goal Scorer Probabilities

Boston Bruins

  • David Pastrnak: 9.8% probability
  • Brad Marchand: 7.5% probability
  • Patrice Bergeron: 5.0% probability
  • Trent Frederic: 4.1% probability
  • Taylor Hall: 3.7% probability

Tampa Bay Lightning

  • Steven Stamkos: 8.3% probability
  • Brayden Point: 6.8% probability
  • Nikita Kucherov: 5.8% probability
  • Brandon Hagel: 5.0% probability
  • Alex Killorn: 3.9% probability

Anytime Goal Scorer Probabilities

Boston Bruins

  • David Pastrnak: 45.6% probability
  • Brad Marchand: 37.2% probability
  • Patrice Bergeron: 25.4% probability
  • Trent Frederic: 20.5% probability
  • Taylor Hall: 19.5% probability

Tampa Bay Lightning

  • Steven Stamkos: 37.2% probability
  • Brayden Point: 33.8% probability
  • Nikita Kucherov: 31.8% probability
  • Brandon Hagel: 25.0% probability
  • Alex Killorn: 20.4% probability

Remember, DimersBOT updates regularly, so keep an eye on this page for any changes to our betting insights ahead of Bruins vs. Lightning on Thursday January 26, 2023.


Bruins vs. Lightning 2023 Game Info

Thursday's matchup between the Lightning and Bruins at Amalie Arena is scheduled to start at 7:00PM ET.

  • Who: Boston Bruins vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
  • Date: Thursday January 26, 2023
  • Time: 7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT
  • Venue: Amalie Arena

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