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Colorado Avalanche Host Tampa Bay Lightning in NHL Betting Action

The Tampa Bay Lightning will look to grab a road win when they take on the Avalanche in Colorado at Pepsi Center on Tuesday in NHL betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Colorado sat as 105 underdogs over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

A 3-2.5 result in favor of the Lightning 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.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Avalanche sport a record of 21-19-3 heading into this matchup, while the Tampa Bay Lightning sit at 21-17-4 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 22-20-1 for the Avalanche and 14-21-7 for the Lightning. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 16-ranked Colorado Avalanche and the No. 20-rated Tampa Bay Lightning in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Colorado Avalanche No. 5-ranked offense (2.91 goals per game) against a Tampa Bay Lightning defense that ranks No. 8 at 2.43 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 21.48% rate while the Lightning have a 78.86% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Canucks. They won as -119 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.

In their last action, Colorado was a 6-3 loser on the road against the Blackhawks. Bettors on Chicago at -181 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing Colorado
  • Tampa Bay is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Colorado's last 21 games at home
  • Colorado is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • Colorado is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay home to Pittsburgh, Friday, January 15th
Colorado home to New Jersey, Thursday, January 14th