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Florida Panthers at Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Odds Preview with Pick

The Tampa Bay Lightning will look to bolster their win total and reward fans moneyline betting when the Florida Panthers invade Amalie Arena on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Florida Panthers before puck drop in this match found them as 140 moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5, according to BetOnline.

A 2.3-2.2 result in favor of the Panthers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Florida Panthers vs Tampa Bay Lightning Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tampa Bay Lightning sport a record of 8-8-2 heading into this matchup, while the Florida Panthers sit at 6-7-3 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-10-3 for the Lightning and 5-5-6 for the Panthers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Florida injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tampa Bay Lightning rated this week at No. 18 and the Florida Panthers sitting at No. 10.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Tampa Bay's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 2.33 goals per game, against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.56 goals allowed. The Lightning power play is averaging 19.3% while the Panthers defense kills off 74.07% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Florida was a 3-2 loser at home against the Sabres. Bettors on Buffalo at +147 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Flames at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at -175 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Florida is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Florida is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Florida is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Florida's last 9 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • Tampa Bay is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 10 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Florida home to Tampa Bay, Monday, November 16th