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Philadelphia Flyers vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds
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.
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.
This game matches up the No. 14 (Lightning) and the No. 10 (Flyers) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
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
Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, Sunday, March 24
Tampa Bay at Toronto, Wednesday, March 20