Get ready to cash in as William Nylander is set to bring the heat with over 3.5 shots on goal in tonight’s clash against Tampa Bay.

If you're looking for a juicy play in tonight's NHL clash between Toronto and Tampa Bay, look no further than William Nylander. The Swede has been lighting up the ice this season, and his shot-taking prowess is something to behold. 

An analysis of Nylander's performance this season reveals an astonishing consistency in his shot-taking. He's averaging 4.64 shots on goal this season. This is a player who doesn't shy away from firing the puck, regardless of where he's playing.

But let's not just talk averages - let's talk trends. Over the last 20 games, Nylander has been averaging 4.3 shots on goal. He's hit more than 3.5 shots in 12 of those games. Bring it down to the last 10 games, and the numbers hold steady with 4.3 shots on average and more than 3.5 shots in 7 games. 

It's clear that Nylander is not just maintaining his shot volume, but he's actually on the rise. In the parlance of our times, he's trending up. And if you're a betting man or woman, that's a trend you'll want to ride.

Save to mention, Nylander isn't just flinging shots at the net aimlessly. He's also been highly effective, extending his franchise-record, season-opening point streak to 11 games. Over those 11 games, he's racked up a total of 15 points with six goals and nine assists. This dude is not just shooting; he's scoring.

But let's bring it back to the crux of the matter - tonight's game, and why the over on 3.5 shots on goal for Nylander is the play. Given Nylander's current form, his shooting trend, and his history against Tampa Bay, it's hard not to see him firing at least four shots on the net tonight. 

Sure, hockey is a chaotic sport, and anything can happen on any given night. But sports betting isn't about certainties; it's about probabilities. And the probability of Nylander taking at least four shots on goal in tonight's game, based on all available data, is compelling.

So, there you have it. As the Leafs lace up to face the Lightning tonight, keep your eyes on number 88. Given his current form and trend, we're likely in for another shot-heavy performance from William Nylander. Over 3.5 shots on goal? It's not a guarantee, but it's a play that's hard to ignore.