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Philadelphia Flyers take on Lightning in NHL Betting Odds

Amalie Arena hosts an NHL battle on the odds menu between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the visiting Philadelphia Flyers on Friday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Tampa Bay Lightning in this one found them earlier as -175 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.4-1.5 victory for the Lightning. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Philadelphia Flyers vs Tampa Bay Lightning Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Philadelphia Flyers have seen them go 15-14-8 so far this season, while the Lightning are at 27-7-2. In totals betting, the Tampa Bay Lightning are 21-15, while the Flyers are 17-18-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Philadelphia injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 1-ranked Tampa Bay Lightning and the No. 21-rated Philadelphia Flyers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Tampa Bay's No. 1-ranked offense, averaging 3.78 goals per game, against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.86 goals allowed. The Lightning power play is averaging 25.93% while the Flyers defense kills off 77.31% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Philadelphia was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Panthers. They lost as +102 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

The Lightning were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Canadiens. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -240 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
  • Philadelphia is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Tampa Bay is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
  • Tampa Bay is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, January 2nd
Tampa Bay at Columbus, Sunday, December 31st