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|Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Rangers|
The Tampa Bay Lightning and the New York Rangers will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Madison Square Garden. Tampa Bay lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Sabres on February 26. Bettors who backed the Sabres at +130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Last time out for New York, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Jets at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Jets at +135 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors. New York:
Team record: 8-8-2 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the NY Rangers last 8 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Team record: 9-9-1 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games on the road
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Tampa Bay at Boston, Saturday, March 2
NY Rangers home to Buffalo, Sunday, March 3