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Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New Jersey Devils

The Tampa Bay Lightning and the New Jersey Devils will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Prudential Center.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Red Wings at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at -115 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, New Jersey was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Penguins. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -182 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

New Jersey:
Team record: 12-15-6 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games when playing Tampa Bay

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 1-9
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 18-10-3 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games when playing New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of last 17 games on the road

When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Detroit, Sunday, December 15
New Jersey home to Ottawa, Wednesday, December 18