The Tampa Bay Lightning will be the home favorites on the NHL moneyline for Tuesday night as they play host to the New York Rangers in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final with a chance to close out the best-of-seven playoff series.
Tampa Bay grabbed a 3-2 lead in the series on Sunday with a 2-0 road victory at Madison Square Garden as an NHL betting underdog in an UNDER result on the totals. The OVER, though, has gone 7-3 in the past 10 games between the two teams.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
NHL Hockey odds makers at Bodog had the Tampa Bay Lightning as 135 moneyline underdogs in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5 at BetOnline.
Odds – VSB
score prediction models pick a 2.9-2.6 result in favor of the Lightning today.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
This season the Tampa Bay Lightning are 61-31-8 overall while the New York Rangers are 63-28-8. As for the totals, Tampa Bay is 51-46-3 on the OU, and New York is 44-45-10. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs New York injuries news.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds – VSB
, it’s the No. 2-ranked Tampa Bay Lightning and the No. 16-rated New York Rangers in this matchup.
Offensively, the game matches up the Tampa Bay Lightning No. 2-ranked offense (3.12 goals per game) against a New York Rangers defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.3 goals per game allowed. The Lightning powerplay has clicked at a 19.37% rate while the Rangers have a 83.69% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 2-0 winner on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Tampa Bay at +136 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
- NY Rangers is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 10 of NY Rangers’s last 15 games
- NY Rangers is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games on the road
- NY Rangers is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Tampa Bay
- Tampa Bay is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games
- Tampa Bay is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games at home
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
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