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March 29, 7:30 PM | Tampa Bay Times Forum

New Jersey Devils vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds

15-11-7TEAM RECORD14-18-1

The Tampa Bay Lightning look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Devils arrive at Tampa Bay Times Forum on Friday.

The Lightning sit at 14-18-1 on the season; in comparison, the Devils are currently 15-11-7. Looking to wager on the totals? Tampa Bay is 17-12-4 OU, and New Jersey is 14-14-5 OU.

View New Jersey vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Devils were listed as +-116 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Lightning rated this week at No. 11 and the Devils sitting at No. 19.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tampa Bay's No. 3-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Devils defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Lightning powerplay has clicked at a 18.4% rate while the Devils have a 80.2% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, New Jersey was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Senators. Bettors on Ottawa at -134 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Tampa Bay won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Sabres on March 26. Bettors who backed the Lightning at -121 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 1-9
After playing Ottawa are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Tampa Bay Lightning Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Buffalo are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Devils at Lightning trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Jersey's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
New Jersey is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
New Jersey is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing at home against New Jersey
Tampa Bay is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next up:
New Jersey at Florida, Saturday, March 30
Tampa Bay home to Florida, Tuesday, April 2