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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Montreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning

The Tampa Bay Lightning look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Montreal Canadiens arrive at Amalie Arena on Thursday.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Lightning to win this game 5-0.6. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Montreal Canadiens vs Tampa Bay Lightning Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Montreal Canadiens will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 35-36-6 this season, while the Lightning are 44-27-5. Montreal is 37-27-13 against the total, while Tampa Bay is 31-37-8 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Montreal injuries news.

The Tampa Bay Lightning sit at No. 15 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Montreal Canadiens sit at a No. 30 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Tampa Bay Lightning No. 9-ranked offense (2.82 goals per game) against a Montreal Canadiens defense that ranks No. 23 at 2.91 goals per game allowed. The Lightning powerplay has clicked at a 16.54% rate while the Canadiens have a 81.62% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Montreal, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Red Wings at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Canadiens at +121 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Tampa Bay was a 3-0 winner in its last match at home against the Maple Leafs. They won as favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Montreal is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games
  • Montreal is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Montreal's last 18 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games at home
  • Tampa Bay is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Montreal

Next Betting Matchups

Montreal at Florida, Saturday, April 2nd
Tampa Bay home to New Jersey, Saturday, April 2nd