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Nashville Predators vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Preview


Tampa Bay Lightning

Nashville Predators
33-20-5 February 27, 2014, 08:00 PM | Bridgestone Arena 25-24-10



The Nashville Predators look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Lightning arrive at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday.

This season the Predators are 25-24-10 overall while the Lightning are 33-20-5. As for the totals, Nashville is 25-23-11 on the OU, and Tampa Bay is 26-29-3.

View Tampa Bay Lightning vs Nashville Predators Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with the Predators in this one found them earlier as 100 underdogs on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

This game puts the Predators, most recently No. 17 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Lightning, who rate a No. 5 in the latest survey.

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In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 4-2 winner at home against the Red Wings. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Nashville was a 5-2 loser at home against the Ducks. Bettors on Anaheim at -131 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Nashville's No. 23-ranked offense (2.47 goals per game) against a Lightning defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Predators powerplay has clicked at a 20.45% rate while the Lightning have a 80.51% rate on the penalty kill.

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Dallas, Saturday, March 1st
Nashville home to Winnipeg, Saturday, March 1st

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