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Tampa Bay Lightning vs Philadelphia Flyers Betting Preview

Philadelphia FlyersTampa Bay Lightning
Dec 27, 7:30 PM | St. Pete Times Forum

Philadelphia Flyers vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds

21-9-4TEAM RECORD14-17-3

Philadelphia pays a visit to Tampa Bay on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Lightning bats in hockey action at St. Pete Times Forum.

The Lightning bring a 14-17-3 record to the battle against the 21-9-4 Flyers. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Tampa Bay go 20-13-1 so far and the Flyers go 21-12-1.

View Philadelphia vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Flyers were listed as 130 favorites on the hockey moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 26-rated Lightning and the No. 5-ranked Flyers, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tampa Bay's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 2.6 goals per game, against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.9 goals allowed. The Lightning power play is averaging 14.3% while the Flyers defense kills off 82.3% of their penalties.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 4-2 loser on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on New York at +110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Tampa Bay was a 2-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Avalanche. They lost as +115 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing NY Rangers are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

Tampa Bay Lightning Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 3-3-1
After a loss are 3-7

A few Flyers at Lightning trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games on the road
Philadelphia is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 11 games
Tampa Bay is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games at home
Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, Thursday, December 29
Tampa Bay home to Montreal, Thursday, December 29