The OVER has paid off just once for totals bettors in the last six games between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Detroit Red Wings as those two teams hit the ice together on Saturday all square at 2-2 in their first-round playoff set.
Tampa Bay edged Detroit 3-2 in Game 4 of the series on Thursday night to tie up the best-of-seven set at two victories apiece, in a PUSH result for totals bettors at the online sportsbooks. Detroit is just 4-6 for its supporters on the NHL odds in its last 10 games against Tampa Bay.
Detroit Red Wings vs Tampa Bay Lightning Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as Bodog had the Tampa Bay Lightning as -160 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.
Computer Prediction: Detroit Red Wings vs Tampa Bay Lightning Pick
Odds – VSB
score prediction models pick a 3-2.4 result in favor of the Lightning today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Detroit Red Wings vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Lightning sit at 52-26-8 on the season; in comparison, the Detroit Red Wings are currently 45-26-15. Looking to wager on the totals? Tampa Bay is 44-39-3 OU, and Detroit is 36-38-12 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Detroit injuries news.
The Red Wings – Lightning odds would favor the Lightning if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Tampa Bay is rated No. 2 in the current Odds – VSB
poll, while Detroit is at No. 13.
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How Detroit Red Wings vs Tampa Bay Lightning Stats Match Up
Offensively, the game matches up the Tampa Bay Lightning No. 2-ranked offense (3.16 goals per game) against a Detroit Red Wings defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.69 goals per game allowed. The Lightning powerplay has clicked at a 18.15% rate while the Red Wings have a 81.55% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Detroit Red Wings vs Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Odds Trends
Detroit is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit’s last 9 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Tampa Bay is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home
Tampa Bay is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay’s last 6 games when playing Detroit
Next Betting Matchups
Detroit home to Tampa Bay, Monday, April 27th