Tampa Bay Lightning vs Philadelphia Flyers Preview

Philadelphia FlyersTampa Bay Lightning
March 18, 7:30 PM | Tampa Bay Times Forum

Philadelphia Flyers vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds

13-15-1TEAM RECORD12-15-1

The Philadelphia Flyers will look to grab a road win when they take on the Lightning in Tampa Bay at Tampa Bay Times Forum on Monday in hockey odds action.

The Lightning are 12-15-1 so far on the season. The Flyers, meanwhile, are 13-15-1. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Tampa Bay go 16-10-2 and the Flyers go 14-14-1 on the totals.

View Philadelphia vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-110 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 6 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 14 (Lightning) and the No. 10 (Flyers) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

ADVERTISEMENT:

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tampa Bay's No. 4-ranked offense (3.3 goals per game) against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 24 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Lightning powerplay has clicked at a 20.4% rate while the Flyers have a 84% rate on the penalty kill.

The Flyers were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -146 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Hurricanes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at -107 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing New Jersey are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

Tampa Bay Lightning Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Carolina 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
Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Philadelphia is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Tampa Bay
Philadelphia is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games at home
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Tampa Bay is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, Sunday, March 24
Tampa Bay at Toronto, Wednesday, March 20

Share this: