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Tampa Bay Lightning take on Panthers in NHL Betting Odds

Fans betting on NHL look for value at BB&T Center on Thursday as the host Florida Panthers battle the Tampa Bay Lightning in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Florida Panthers in this one found them earlier as -105 on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.1-2.4 win for the Lightning on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tampa Bay Lightning will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 22-22-5 this season, while the Panthers are 20-19-10. Tampa Bay is 24-20-5 against the total, while Florida is 20-22-7 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Florida vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 24-rated Florida Panthers and the No. 16-ranked Tampa Bay Lightning, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Florida's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 2.33 goals per game, against a Lightning defense that ranks No. 24 at 2.94 goals allowed. The Panthers power play is averaging 15.15% while the Lightning defense kills off 80.49% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lightning were a 5-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blackhawks. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at +134 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Florida was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Coyotes. They lost as -134 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Tampa Bay is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Florida is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games
  • Florida is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida's last 6 games
  • Florida is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay home to Boston, Tuesday, January 31st
Florida home to Ottawa, Tuesday, January 31st