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Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Ottawa Senators

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Thursday when the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Ottawa Senators meet at Canadian Tire Centre.

The Lightning were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -127 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Ottawa, they were a 8-4 loser as they battled the Rangers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -121 were rewarded, while the 12 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Ottawa:
Team record: 28-27-13 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 15 of last 22 games at home

When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 38-24-7 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 4 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing Ottawa

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

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 22
Ottawa at Dallas, Saturday, March 22