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Colorado Avalanche

Tampa Bay Lightning
32-13-5 January 25, 2014, 07:00 PM | St. Pete Times Forum 30-16-5



Tampa Bay Times Forum hosts an NHL battle between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the visiting Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.

The Lightning sport a record of 30-16-5 heading into this matchup, while the Avalanche sit at 32-13-5 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 23-25-3 for the Lightning and 23-25-2 for the Avalanche.

View Colorado Avalanche vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds and Stats.

On the opening NHL line for this matchup, Tampa Bay sat as -131 Favorite over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.

The Lightning - Avalanche odds would favor the Lightning if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Tampa Bay is rated No. 5 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Colorado is at No. 7.

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In their last action, Colorado was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Panthers. Bettors on Colorado at -121 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 4-3 winner at home against the Senators. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -142 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:
The game also pits Tampa Bay's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 2.94 goals per game, against a Avalanche defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.58 goals allowed. The Lightning power play is averaging 18.13% while the Avalanche defense kills off 81.58% of their penalties.

A few Avalanche at Lightning trends to consider:
Colorado is 4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games
Colorado is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 10 games
Tampa Bay is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games at home
Tampa Bay is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Colorado


Next up:
Colorado at Dallas, Monday, January 27th
Tampa Bay at Toronto, Tuesday, January 28th

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