The Tampa Bay Lightning have managed to pick up just one victory in their last five games against the Nashville Predators as those two teams hit the ice together for the first time this season in NHL odds action on Tuesday night.
Tampa Bay and Nashville split their two meetings last season, with the Lightning winning 4-2 at home and the Predators winning 3-2 at home in those contests. The OVER has paid out for totals bettors at the sportsbooks in six of the last nine games between the teams since 2003.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Nashville Predators Opening Odds and Betting Line
If you’re backing the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning in this one, they Lightning listed earlier today as underdogs of 125 at most Sportsbooks, including Bodog. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.
Computer Prediction: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Nashville Predators Pick
Odds – VSB
prediction models pick the Lightning to win this game 3.7-3.5. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Nashville Predators Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
This season the Nashville Predators are 35-12-6 overall while the Tampa Bay Lightning are 34-16-5. As for the totals, Nashville is 20-26-7 on the OU, and Tampa Bay is 31-24. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Nashville vs Tampa Bay injuries news.
The Odds – VSB
NHL Power Rankings have the Nashville Predators at No. 6 and the Tampa Bay Lightning at No. 11 heading into this contest.
How Tampa Bay Lightning vs Nashville Predators Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Nashville Predators No. 5-ranked offense (3.04 goals per game) against a Tampa Bay Lightning defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.64 goals per game allowed. The Predators powerplay has clicked at a 17.65% rate while the Lightning have a 83.05% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 5-3 winner at home against the Ducks. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Nashville won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Panthers on February 8. Bettors who backed the Predators at +105 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Nashville Predators Betting Odds Trends
Tampa Bay is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 7 games
Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tampa Bay’s last 9 games on the road
Nashville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Nashville is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Nashville’s last 6 games at home
Nashville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Next Betting Matchups
Tampa Bay home to St. Louis, Thursday, February 12th
Nashville home to Winnipeg, Thursday, February 12th