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New Jersey favored by -230 against Tampa Bay on Sunday

Tampa Bay LightningNew Jersey Devils
Feb 26, 1:00 PM | Prudential Center

Tampa Bay Lightning vs New Jersey Devils Odds

27-28-6TEAM RECORD35-21-4

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between New Jersey and Tampa Bay on Sunday, with the host Devils trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Supporters of the Lightning have seen them go 27-28-6 so far this season, while the Devils are at 35-21-4. In totals betting, the Devils are 28-24-8, while the Lightning are 38-22-1.

View Tampa Bay vs New Jersey Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Lightning were listed as +-230 underdogs on the hockey moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Devils, most recently No. 10 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Lightning, who rate a No. 25 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 11-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Lightning defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.4 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 16.5% rate while the Lightning have a 79.1% rate on the penalty kill.

The Lightning were a 8-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Penguins. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -250 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Canucks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Canucks at +100 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Tampa Bay Lightning Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 1-9
Before playing Buffalo are 2-8
After playing Vancouver are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4

A few Lightning at Devils trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games when playing New Jersey
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Tampa Bay's last 21 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
New Jersey is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
New Jersey is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games when playing Tampa Bay
New Jersey is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Jersey's last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next up:
Tampa Bay home to Montreal, Tuesday, February 28
New Jersey at NY Rangers, Monday, February 27

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