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Carolina Hurricanes at Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Odds Preview with Pick

Carolina Hurricanes


Tampa Bay Lightning
Thursday, December 11, 2014 7:30 PM ET
St. Pete Times Forum

The Tampa Bay Lightning battle the visiting Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday in NHL betting odds action at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Carolina Hurricanes vs Tampa Bay Lightning Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Carolina Hurricanes opened as 210 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

Computer Prediction: Carolina Hurricanes vs Tampa Bay Lightning Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.8-2.7 win for the Lightning on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Carolina Hurricanes vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Tampa Bay will face the 8-16-3 Hurricanes. In totals betting, the Lightning are 17-12 in over under betting so far this season while the Carolina Hurricanes are 9-16-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Carolina injuries news.

This game puts the Tampa Bay Lightning, most recently No. 6 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Carolina Hurricanes, who rate a No. 15 in the latest survey.

How Carolina Hurricanes vs Tampa Bay Lightning Stats Matchup

The game also pits Tampa Bay's No. 1-ranked offense, averaging 3.48 goals per game, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.81 goals allowed. The Lightning power play is averaging 22% while the Hurricanes defense kills off 83.56% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Carolina was a 2-1 loser in its last match at home against the Devils. They lost as -111 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

The Lightning were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Capitals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at +159 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

Carolina Hurricanes vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Odds Trends

Carolina is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Carolina's last 5 games
Carolina is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Carolina is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Tampa Bay's last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Carolina at Philadelphia, Saturday, December 13th
Tampa Bay at Washington, Saturday, December 13th