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Winnipeg Jets home to Lightning in hockey betting action

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April 16, 8:00 PM | MTS Centre

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Winnipeg Jets Odds

17-22-3TEAM RECORD21-19-2

The Tampa Bay Lightning will look to grab a road win when they take on the Jets in Winnipeg at MTS Centre on Tuesday in hockey odds action.

Winnipeg will face the 17-22-3 Lightning. In totals betting, the Jets are 16-25-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Lightning are 22-16-4 favoring the OVER.

View Tampa Bay vs Winnipeg Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Jets as -163 favorites earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at 5Dimes for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 19-rated Lightning taking on the No. 23-rated Jets in this contest.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Winnipeg's No. 18-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Lightning defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.1 goals per game allowed. The Jets powerplay has clicked at a 12.8% rate while the Lightning have a 79.7% rate on the penalty kill.

The Lightning were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Sabres. That made winners of bettors who got Buffalo at -115 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Winnipeg, they were a 7-2 winner as they battled the Panthers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Jets at -155 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Tampa Bay Lightning Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Buffalo are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Winnipeg Jets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After playing Florida are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

A few Lightning at Jets trends to consider:
Tampa Bay is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games when playing Winnipeg
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Winnipeg
Tampa Bay is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Winnipeg's last 17 games at home
Winnipeg is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Winnipeg's last 10 games
Winnipeg is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Montreal, Thursday, April 18
Winnipeg home to Carolina, Thursday, April 18