Thursday, March 22, 2012

Oilers vs Lightning NHL Handicapping

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The Edmonton Oilers and the Tampa Bay Lightning will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at St. Pete Times Forum.
Oddsmakers currently have the Lightning listed as 120-moneyline favorites versus the Oilers, while the game's total is sitting at 5½.
Edmonton was a 6-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Predators. They won as +175 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.
In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 7-3 loser at home against the Sabres. Bettors on Buffalo at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Tampa Bay:
Team record: 32-33-7 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Edmonton
is 6-14-2 SU in its last 22 games ,when playing Edmonton
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Buffalo are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Team record: 29-36-8 SU, ATS
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 9 games on the road
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Nashville are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Next up:
Edmonton at Florida, Friday, March 23
Tampa Bay home to NY Islanders, Saturday, March 24


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