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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Philadelphia Flyers Pick and Betting Preview

Tampa Bay Lightning


Philadelphia Flyers
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 7:00 PM ET
Wells Fargo Center

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday as the host Philadelphia Flyers battle the Tampa Bay Lightning in hockey odds action.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Philadelphia Flyers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Philadelphia Flyers as -165 moneyline Favorite in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 1.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.

Computer Prediction: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Philadelphia Flyers Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.4-2.6 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 Philadelphia Flyers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

11-13-5 Philadelphia battles the Lightning, currently with a 19-10-3 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 15-13-1 for the Flyers and 19-13 for the Lightning. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 9-ranked Philadelphia Flyers and the No. 8-rated Tampa Bay Lightning in this matchup.

How Tampa Bay Lightning vs Philadelphia Flyers Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Philadelphia Flyers No. 16-ranked offense (2.72 goals per game) against a Tampa Bay Lightning defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.69 goals per game allowed. The Flyers powerplay has clicked at a 24% rate while the Lightning have a 81.13% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Penguins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -120 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 5-1 winner at home against the Hurricanes. Bettors on Philadelphia at -149 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Philadelphia Flyers Betting Odds Trends

Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Tampa Bay's last 25 games
Tampa Bay is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
Philadelphia is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
Philadelphia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at New Jersey, Friday, December 19th
Philadelphia home to Florida, Thursday, December 18th