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Lightning Undefeated At Home in 2016

Amalie Arena has been one of the most feared places in the NHL for teams to play since the start of the 2016 calendar, as the Tampa Bay Lightning are a perfect 9-0-0 on home ice in that span. The Lightning have outscored their opponents 33-19 while keeping visiting teams to just one goal or less four times. The St. Louis Blues will pack their bags and look to gain some ground in the crowded Central Division when they take on the Lightning Sunday,

Shark Bites
  • The UNDER is 6-2 in the Blues past eight games.
  • The Lightning have just one win in their past seven games against the Blues.
  • The OVER is 9-4 in the past 13 meetings between the Blues and Lighting.

Tampa Bay’s offense is running on high-octane lately, as the team has scored 18 goals through five games in February. Nikita Kucherov and Victor Hedman have been pacing the club with the two players tallying six points each in that five game span.

The Blues have traditional fared well against the Lightning with St. Louis winning the past four games between the two teams. Brian Elliott will get his 14th consecutive start for the Blues since Jake Allen went down with a knee injury. Elliott has been inspired since taking the crease permanently with the goaltender going 8-3-2 with a 1.77 goals against average and a .944 save percentage since Allen got injured.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting St. Louis Blues before puck drop in this match found them as 118 moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3-2.2 win for the Lightning on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

St. Louis Blues vs Tampa Bay Lightning Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Lightning sit at 30-20-4 on the season; in comparison, the St. Louis Blues are currently 31-17-9. Looking to wager on the totals? Tampa Bay is 21-26-7 OU, and St. Louis is 19-30-8 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs St. Louis injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 21-rated St. Louis Blues taking on the No. 7-rated Tampa Bay Lightning in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Tampa Bay Lightning No. 13-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a St. Louis Blues defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.4 goals per game allowed. The Lightning powerplay has clicked at a 18.92% rate while the Blues have a 86.39% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, St. Louis was a 5-3 winner on the road against the Panthers. Bettors on St. Louis at -101 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Tampa Bay was a 4-3 winner in its last match at home against the Predators. They won as favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis's last 8 games
  • St. Louis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • Tampa Bay is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
  • Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Tampa Bay is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing St. Louis

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis home to Dallas, Tuesday, February 16th
Tampa Bay home to San Jose, Tuesday, February 16th

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