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Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [4/29/2024]

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [4/29/2024]

The Florida Panthers will take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2024 NHL Playoffs at Amerant Bank Arena on Monday, beginning at 7:00PM ET.

Dimers.com's full preview of Monday's Lightning vs. Panthers matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Lightning vs. Panthers Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Puck Line

We have used innovative machine learning and statistical analysis to simulate the result of Monday's NHL Playoffs matchup between the Lightning and Panthers 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL picks.

Our popular predictive analytics model gives the Panthers a 59% chance of beating the Lightning.

According to our model, the Lightning (+1.5) have a 62% chance of covering the puck line, while the 6-goal over/under has a 52% chance of going over.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs is the National Hockey League's postseason elimination tournament to determine the winner of the Stanley Cup.

Sixteen teams, including the Lightning and Panthers, made the NHL Playoffs 2024, which consists of four rounds: the First Round, Second Round, Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Finals.

Each round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs is contested as a best-of-seven series, with the first team to four wins advancing to the next round until a champion is crowned.

Lightning vs. Panthers Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Lightning Panthers
Puck Line +1.5 (-160) -1.5 (+140)
Moneyline +154 -178
Total o6 (-112) u6 (-105)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Lightning vs. Panthers Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, paired with the best odds, reveal the top betting picks to make on every game, including Lightning vs. Panthers. Our best NHL bets are based on expert modeling and analysis, as you can see.

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Lightning vs. Panthers Player Props

Who will score an anytime goal in Lightning vs. Panthers?

According to our model, Florida's Sam Reinhart is most likely to score the first goal in Lightning vs. Panthers.

Our projections give Reinhart an 8.0% chance of scoring the first goal at Amerant Bank Arena, while the Panthers star is a 38.5% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Tampa Bay Lightning

Player First Goal Probability
Brayden Point 8.0%
Steven Stamkos 8.0%
Brandon Hagel 5.3%
Anthony Duclair 5.0%
Nikita Kucherov 4.6%

Florida Panthers

Player First Goal Probability
Sam Reinhart 8.0%
Carter Verhaeghe 6.9%
Aleksander Barkov 6.4%
Matthew Tkachuk 5.3%
Vladimir Tarasenko 4.4%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Tampa Bay Lightning

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Steven Stamkos 39.6%
Brayden Point 38.5%
Brandon Hagel 27.3%
Anthony Duclair 26.9%
Nikita Kucherov 26.0%

Florida Panthers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Sam Reinhart 38.5%
Carter Verhaeghe 34.3%
Aleksander Barkov 32.6%
Matthew Tkachuk 28.6%
Vladimir Tarasenko 26.0%

Lightning vs. Panthers Game Information

Monday's matchup between the Panthers and Lightning in the Stanley Cup Playoffs is scheduled to start at 7:00PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of the Lightning vs. Panthers includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live scores.


We predict the Panthers, with a 59% win probability, will likely beat the Lightning on Monday.

AI and automation have enhanced this article to quickly deliver accurate Lightning vs. Panthers insights, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are grounded in current data to help you make informed decisions. For additional resources and advice on responsible gambling, please call 1-800-GAMBLER.

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Nick Slade, with nearly two decades of experience as a sports and betting expert, serves as the Chief Content Officer at Cipher Sports Technology Group, where he steers the editorial and digital content strategy for leading platforms like Dimers.com, Stats Insider and Gambling Today. Specializing in soccer, Nick brings a global perspective to his coverage of the sport, including detailed analyses of MLS games. He also contributes to NHL content through game previews, best bets, and props, and lends his expertise to crafting NBA first basket betting content. 

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