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NHL Betting Preview - Boston Bruins Underdogs vs Tampa Bay Lightning at Boston

Tampa Bay pays a visit to Boston on Monday, hoping to shut down the Bruins snipers in hockey action at TD Garden.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Boston Bruins in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of 124 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Monday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at Bet365.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 2.7-2.1 victory for the Lightning. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Boston Bruins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Tampa Bay Lightning have seen them go 2-0-0 so far this season, while the Bruins are at 0-2-0. In totals betting, the Boston Bruins are 2-0, while the Lightning are 0-1-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 22-rated Boston Bruins and the No. 3-ranked Tampa Bay Lightning, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Boston Bruins No. 21-ranked offense (2 goals per game) against a Tampa Bay Lightning defense that ranks No. 8 at 1.5 goals per game allowed. The Bruins powerplay has clicked at a 16.67% rate while the Lightning have a 80% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Sabres on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at -208 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Boston was a 4-2 loser in its last match at home against the Canadiens. They lost as favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games when playing Boston
  • Boston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Detroit, Tuesday, October 13th
Boston at Colorado, Wednesday, October 14th