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The division rival Ottawa Senators and Tampa Bay Lightning are set to renew hostilities on Monday when they meet at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

The Senators were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got Dallas at -145 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

The Lightning were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Penguins. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -165 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 39-24-8 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games at home
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Ottawa

When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Ottawa:
Team record: 28-29-13 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 6 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games
is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay

When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Dallas are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Next up:
Ottawa at Florida, Tuesday, March 25
Tampa Bay home to NY Islanders, Thursday, March 27