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|Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Montreal Canadiens|
The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Montreal Canadiens will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Bell Centre. Tampa Bay lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Jets on April 16. Bettors who backed the Jets at -121 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Last time out for Montreal, they were a 6-4 loser as they battled the Penguins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -128 were rewarded, while the 10 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Montreal:
Team record: 26-12-5 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games at home
When playing on Thursday are 1-9
Team record: 17-22-4 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Tampa Bay home to Carolina, Sunday, April 21
Montreal home to Washington, Saturday, April 20