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March 27, 7:30 PM | TD Garden

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Boston Bruins Odds

35-33-7TEAM RECORD44-28-3

The Tampa Bay Lightning will look to grab a road win when they take on the Bruins in Boston at TD Garden on Tuesday in hockey odds action.

The Bruins sport records of 44-28-3 heading into this matchup, while the Lightning sit at 35-33-7 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 42-30-3 for the Bruins and 47-27-1 for the Lightning.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Bruins as -250 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 2-ranked Bruins and the No. 28-rated Lightning in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 3.3 goals per game, against a Lightning defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.4 goals allowed. The Bruins power play is averaging 17.6% while the Lightning defense kills off 78.2% of their penalties.

The Lightning were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Flyers. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at +213 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

Boston was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Ducks. They won as +112 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.

Tampa Bay Lightning Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Anaheim are 9-1
After a win are 3-7

A few Lightning at Bruins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Tampa Bay's last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
Tampa Bay is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games on the road
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Tampa Bay at New Jersey, Thursday, March 29
Boston home to Washington, Thursday, March 29

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