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Tampa Bay Lightning
Los Angeles Kings
|14-6-0||November 19, 2013, 10:30 PM | STAPLES Center||13-6-1|
The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Los Angeles and Tampa Bay on Tuesday, with the host Kings trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
The Kings bring a 13-6-1 record to the battle against the 14-6-0 Lightning. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Los Angeles go 8-10-2 so far and the Lightning go 8-11-1.
View Tampa Bay Lightning vs Los Angeles Kings Odds and Stats.
The Lightning were listed as 124 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Tuesday at BetOnline.
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Kings rated this week at No. 6 and the Lightning sitting at No. 7.
In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 6-3 loser on the road against the Coyotes. Bettors on Phoenix at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Los Angeles won its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Rangers on November 17. Bettors who backed the Kings at +105 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 16-ranked offense, averaging 2.76 goals per game, against a Lightning defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.5 goals allowed. The Kings power play is averaging 20.78% while the Lightning defense kills off 84.51% of their penalties.
Tampa Bay at San Jose, Thursday, November 21st
Los Angeles home to New Jersey, Thursday, November 21st