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NHL Betting Preview - Calgary Flames Underdogs vs Tampa Bay Lightning at Tampa Bay

The visiting Calgary Flames hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to steal a win at Amalie Arena against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Calgary Flames were listed as 165 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Thursday at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Lightning to win this game 2.3-1.3. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Calgary Flames vs Tampa Bay Lightning Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Tampa Bay will face the 5-10-1 Flames. In totals betting, the Lightning are 5-9-3 in over under betting so far this season while the Calgary Flames are 10-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Calgary injuries news.

The Flames - Lightning odds would favor the Lightning if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Tampa Bay is rated No. 12 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Calgary is at No. 27.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Tampa Bay's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 2.29 goals per game, against a Flames defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.94 goals allowed. The Lightning power play is averaging 18.18% while the Flames defense kills off 75% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Calgary was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Panthers. Bettors on Florida at -143 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Tampa Bay lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Sabres on November 10. Bettors who backed the Sabres at +207 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Calgary is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Calgary's last 7 games
  • Calgary is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Calgary's last 5 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games
  • Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Calgary at Washington, Friday, November 13th
Tampa Bay home to Florida, Saturday, November 14th