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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Boston Bruins Odds Preview with Prediction

Tampa Bay Lightning

vs

Boston Bruins
Thursday, March 12, 2015 7:00 PM ET
TD Garden

The Boston Bruins get a visit from the Tampa Bay Lightning in NHL Betting Odds action on Thursday.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Boston Bruins Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to side with the Boston Bruins in this one found them earlier as -114 Favorite on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Computer Prediction: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Boston Bruins Pick

A 3.7-3.1 result in favor of the Lightning is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Boston Bruins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Bruins bring a 34-22-10 record to the battle against the 42-20-6 Lightning. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Boston go 26-27-13 so far and the Lightning go 38-30. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Boston Bruins rated this week at No. 10 and the Tampa Bay Lightning sitting at No. 7.

How Tampa Bay Lightning vs Boston Bruins Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Boston Bruins No. 19-ranked offense (2.71 goals per game) against a Tampa Bay Lightning defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Bruins powerplay has clicked at a 18.67% rate while the Lightning have a 83.17% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 1-0 winner as they battled the Canadiens on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at +104 were rewarded, while the 1 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Bruins were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Senators. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -116 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for OVER bettors.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Boston Bruins Betting Odds Trends

Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Tampa Bay's last 17 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games when playing Boston
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay home to Winnipeg, Saturday, March 14th
Boston at Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 14th

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