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Los Angeles Kings
Tampa Bay Lightning
|4-2-0||October 15, 2013, 07:30 PM | St. Pete Times Forum||3-2-0|
The Tampa Bay Lightning look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Kings arrive at Tampa Bay Times Forum on Tuesday.
The Lightning currently sports a record of 3-2-0. The Kings are 4-2-0. Betting totals have seen the Lightning post a 2-3 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Kings have gone 2-3-1 against the number.
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The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Lightning at No. 9 and the Kings at No. 11 heading into this contest.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 3-0 winner on the road against the Panthers. Bettors on Los Angeles at -141 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Penguins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -117 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tampa Bay's No. 8-ranked offense (3.6 goals per game) against a Kings defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.33 goals per game allowed. The Lightning powerplay has clicked at a 31.58% rate while the Kings have a 84% rate on the penalty kill.
Los Angeles at Nashville, Thursday, October 17th
Tampa Bay at Minnesota, Thursday, October 17th