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Red Wings Hold Series Lead on Lightning

The Detroit Red Wings will get a chance to close out their best-of-seven first-round NHL playoff series on Monday night when they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at Joe Louis Arena in a game with an UNDER trend for bettors at the sportsbooks.

Detroit leads Tampa Bay 3-2 in the series after beating the Lightning by a 4-0 score as road underdogs on the NHL moneyline in Game 5 of the series on Saturday. That game turned out to be an UNDER result for totals bettors, and the UNDER has paid out in five of the teams' last seven matchups.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings Opening Odds and Betting Line

If you're going with the Detroit Red Wings in this one, they were listed as moneyline favorites of -107 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Monday's contest. The over-under total was at 5 earlier at Bet365.

Computer Prediction: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings Pick

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 2.7-2.6 result in favor of the Red Wings today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Red Wings sport a record of 46-26-15 heading into this matchup, while the Tampa Bay Lightning sit at 52-27-8 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 36-39-12 for the Red Wings and 44-40-3 for the Lightning. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

This game puts the Detroit Red Wings, most recently No. 13 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Tampa Bay Lightning, who rate a No. 2 in the latest survey.

How Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings Stats Match Up

Offensively, the game matches up the Detroit Red Wings No. 12-ranked offense (2.85 goals per game) against a Tampa Bay Lightning defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.57 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 23.64% rate while the Lightning have a 83.33% rate on the penalty kill.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games when playing Detroit
Tampa Bay is 4-13-1 SU in its last 18 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay

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