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Tampa Bay Lightning favored by -215 against Detroit on Thursday NHL Odds Menu

Amalie Arena hosts an NHL battle on the odds menu between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Tampa Bay sat as -215 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.7-0.9 result in favor of the Lightning today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Detroit Red Wings vs Tampa Bay Lightning Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Tampa Bay Lightning are 8-1-1 overall while the Detroit Red Wings are 4-5-1. As for the totals, Tampa Bay is 7-3 on the OU, and Detroit is 6-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Detroit injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Tampa Bay Lightning at No. 1 and the Detroit Red Wings at No. 22 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Tampa Bay's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 4.1 goals per game, against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 19 at 3 goals allowed. The Lightning power play is averaging 30.77% while the Red Wings defense kills off 85.37% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Wings were a 1-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Sabres. That made winners of bettors who got Buffalo at -123 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 5-1 winner as they battled the Hurricanes on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at +101 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Tampa Bay is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Tampa Bay's last 12 games
  • Tampa Bay is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Florida, Saturday, October 28th
Tampa Bay home to Anaheim, Saturday, October 28th