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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Tampa Bay Lightning vs Vancouver Canucks

The visiting Tampa Bay Lightning hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to steal a win at Rogers Arena against the Vancouver Canucks.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Vancouver Canucks in this one found them earlier as 136 underdogs on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 2.9-2.8 result in favor of the Lightning. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Vancouver Canucks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Vancouver will face the 15-13-2 Lightning. In totals betting, the Canucks are 13-12-4 in over under betting so far this season while the Tampa Bay Lightning are 13-12-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Vancouver vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The Lightning - Canucks odds would favor the Lightning if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Vancouver is rated No. 21 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Tampa Bay is at No. 15.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Vancouver's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 2.43 goals per game, against a Lightning defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.8 goals allowed. The Canucks power play is averaging 13.19% while the Lightning defense kills off 79.41% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Penguins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -114 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Vancouver, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Capitals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at -280 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games
  • Tampa Bay is 17-7 ATS in its last 24 games on the road
  • Vancouver is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Vancouver is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Vancouver is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Vancouver's last 19 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Edmonton, Saturday, December 17th
Vancouver home to Columbus, Sunday, December 18th

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