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Moneyline Favors the Tampa Bay Lightning in Battle with the Carolina Hurricanes – Betting Odds and Pick

Tampa Bay pays a visit to Carolina on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Hurricanes snipers in hockey action at PNC Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning before puck drop in this match found them as -113 moneyline favorites at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.9-1.9 win for the Lightning on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Carolina Hurricanes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Carolina Hurricanes currently sport a record of 3-2-1. The Tampa Bay Lightning are 7-1-1. Betting totals have seen the Hurricanes post a 3-3 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Lightning have gone 6-3 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Carolina vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Carolina Hurricanes rated this week at No. 13 and the Tampa Bay Lightning sitting at No. 2.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Carolina's No. 23-ranked offense, averaging 2.83 goals per game, against a Lightning defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.67 goals allowed. The Hurricanes power play is averaging 19.23% while the Lightning defense kills off 81.08% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 7-1 winner at home against the Penguins. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -146 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Carolina lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Stars on October 21. Bettors who backed the Stars at -123 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Tampa Bay is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 11 games
  • Tampa Bay is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Carolina is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Carolina is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • Carolina is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina's last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay home to Detroit, Thursday, October 26th
Carolina at Toronto, Thursday, October 26th