Tampa Bay Lightning vs Philadelphia Flyers Betting Preview
Philadelphia Flyers vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds
The Tampa Bay Lightning will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Philadelphia Flyers invade Tampa Bay Times Forum on Sunday.
Tampa Bay will face the 2-3 Flyers. In totals betting, the Lightning are 3-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Flyers are 2-3 favoring the OVER.
Hockey odds makers opened the Lightning as -116 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 6.
This game matches up the No. 28 (Lightning) and the No. 3 (Flyers) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tampa Bay's No. 1-ranked offense (4.8 goals per game) against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Lightning powerplay has clicked at a 25% rate while the Flyers have a 70.8% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 7-1 winner as they battled the Panthers on the road. 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 6-4 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Senators. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 1-9
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Tampa Bay Lightning Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Ottawa are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Flyers at Lightning trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games at home
Philadelphia at NY Rangers, Tuesday, January 29
Tampa Bay home to Florida, Tuesday, January 29