Montreal Canadiens host Tampa Bay Lightning in hockey action

Tampa Bay LightningMontreal Canadiens
April 4, 7:30 PM | Bell Centre

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens Odds

37-35-7TEAM RECORD29-35-15

Montreal will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Tampa Bay Lightning pay a visit to Bell Centre.

This season the Canadiens are 29-35-15 overall while the Lightning are 37-35-7. As for the totals, Montreal is 30-38-11 on the OU, and Tampa Bay is 50-28-1.

View Tampa Bay vs Montreal Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 15-ranked Canadiens and the No. 28-rated Lightning in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Montreal's No. 23-ranked offense, averaging 2.6 goals per game, against a Lightning defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.4 goals allowed. The Canadiens power play is averaging 14.6% while the Lightning defense kills off 79% of their penalties.

In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 4-2 winner at home against the Capitals. Bettors on Tampa Bay at +136 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Montreal lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Capitals on March 31. Bettors who backed the Capitals at -235 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

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

Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Carolina are 6-4
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Lightning at Canadiens trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games when playing on the road against Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal's last 7 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Montreal's last 16 games when playing Tampa Bay
Montreal is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Montreal is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Toronto, Thursday, April 5
Montreal at Carolina, Thursday, April 5

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