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Florida Panthers vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds
A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Florida duelling Tampa Bay on Tuesday at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Tampa Bay will face the 1-4 Panthers. In totals betting, the Lightning are 3-1-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Panthers are 2-3 favoring the OVER.
This game puts the Lightning, most recently No. 5 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Panthers, who rate a No. 30 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tampa Bay's No. 1-ranked offense, averaging 4.8 goals per game, against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 29 at 3.8 goals allowed. The Lightning power play is averaging 28% while the Panthers defense kills off 76.9% of their penalties.
Last time out for Florida, they were a 7-1 loser as they battled the Flyers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at -108 were rewarded, while the 8 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
The Lightning were a 5-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Flyers. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -142 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for PUSH bettors.
Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
Tampa Bay Lightning Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
A few Panthers at Lightning trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Florida's last 7 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Florida is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Florida is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games when playing at home against Florida
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Florida
Florida home to Winnipeg, Thursday, January 31
Tampa Bay home to Winnipeg, Friday, February 1