In the second match of the Stanley Cup Finals series, Colorado will host Tampa Bay. The game will take place at the Ball Arena on June 19. Meeting starts at 00:00 GMT.
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Prediction for the match Colorado – Tampa Bay
Colorado’s Stanley Cup Finals got off to a strong start – they scored all their goals in regulation time in the first period. By the 9th minute, they scored two goals – Landeskog and Nichushkin exactly hit the frame.
The third goal was scored by Artturi Lehkonen in the 17th minute, the young player converted the majority. Prior to that, Tampa scored their puck and closed the gap to a minimum. After 3:1 in the first twenty minutes, Colorado decided to keep the advantage, but failed to cope with this task.
In the second period, Tampa scored to tie the game, which went to overtime. Where Colorado still snatched the victory. The winning goal was scored by Andre Burakovski – 4:3 OT.
Over three periods, Colorado had 38 shots on target that were remembered for 10.53% of conversions. At the same time, Darcy Kemper gave out poor productivity. The goalkeeper made 20 saves.
In the first period of the match, Tampa Bay were losing by two goals by the 10th minute, and thoughts of a comeback came to the team in the 12th minute, when Nick Paul played one goal.
With 2:29 left in the first break, Tampa Bay conceded again. The teams went to the break with the score 1:3. In the second period, “the team actively got down to business and scored two goals against Colorado twice in a minute.
Thanks to goals from Palat and Sergachyov, the match went into overtime. In overtime, Tampa made a catastrophic mistake when leaving their zone, which was exploited by the rivals. The result – the defeat at the beginning of the confrontation – 3:4 OT.
For the entire match, Tampa Bay managed to put 23 shots on target. A very good game was shown by goalkeeper Andrey Vasilevsky, who made 34 saves.
|Colorado win 2.08||Draws 4.25||Tampa Bay win 2.95|
If in this match Colorado can beat Tampa Bay again, then in the third game it will be easier for them psychologically. Meanwhile, Tampa Bay understands the seriousness of the game, and the team will come out with a fighting spirit for the game.
Our prediction for this match Colorado will win with a handicap of -1 in 2.27.