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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Vancouver Canucks vs Tampa Bay Lightning

The Vancouver Canucks will look to grab a road win when they take on the Lightning in Tampa Bay at Amalie Arena on Tuesday in NHL betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Vancouver Canucks in this one, they Canucks listed earlier today as underdogs of 155 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4-1.4 result in favor of the Lightning. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Vancouver Canucks vs Tampa Bay Lightning Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tampa Bay Lightning sport a record of 17-14-3 heading into this matchup, while the Vancouver Canucks sit at 12-14-9 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 11-18-5 for the Lightning and 15-14-6 for the Canucks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Vancouver injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 17-rated Tampa Bay Lightning and the No. 27-ranked Vancouver Canucks, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Tampa Bay Lightning No. 23-ranked offense (2.53 goals per game) against a Vancouver Canucks defense that ranks No. 23 at 2.91 goals per game allowed. The Lightning powerplay has clicked at a 17.43% rate while the Canucks have a 77.27% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Vancouver was a 5-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Panthers. They lost as +141 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 5-2 winner at home against the Senators. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -163 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Vancouver is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Vancouver is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Vancouver is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Vancouver's last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Tampa Bay is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Vancouver
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing Vancouver

Next Betting Matchups

Vancouver home to Edmonton, Saturday, December 26th
Tampa Bay home to Columbus, Saturday, December 26th