NHL Showdown Slate: Montréal Canadiens @ Tampa Bay Lightning June 30th, 2021

Spread: TB -215

O/U: 5

It was a rough game one for the Montreal Canadiens. Tampa Bay was superior in every category, and reminded the world why they are three games away from repeating as Stanley Cup champions. Adjustments will likely be made on both sides, but will they work? Let’s dive into tonight’s showdown slate!

Let’s start with the captain spot. I can’t imagine building a lineup and not having either Nikita Kucherov or Brayden Point in that spot. Both players are crazy expensive, but they’ve done everything to deserve that high price point. I’d lean Point over Kucherov just to save a few hundred dollars, but again, either option works.

As for the...