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New Jersey Devils vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

The New Jersey Devils and the Tampa Bay Lightning will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

The Devils were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Panthers. That made winners of bettors who got Florida at +145 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

Tampa Bay won its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Panthers on March 13. Bettors who backed the Lightning at -250 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 35-24-7 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against New Jersey
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 9 games when playing New Jersey

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Florida are 4-6
After a win are 2-8

New Jersey:
Team record: 29-25-13 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games
is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games when playing Tampa Bay

When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Buffalo are 1-9
After playing Florida are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

Next up:
New Jersey home to Boston, Tuesday, March 18
Tampa Bay home to Vancouver, Monday, March 17