Lightning vs. Senators Free Pick

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO (The Spread) - The Lightning have been one of the better surprises this season and they'll look to close out a successful January with a win tonight against the Senators at 7:30PM ET.

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Senators are -112 money line favorites over the Lightning, who are +104 on the ML. Tampa Bay enters play with a 31-17-5 record and is 15-11-2 on the road this season, while Ottawa is 23-20-10 overall and 11-11-5 at home. The total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Lightning opened as +111 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to +106, while the Senators' odds have gone from -120 down to -115. The total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 68% of bettors favor the Lightning. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.

NHL FREE PICK: Take Tampa Bay. According to latest NHL trends, the Lightning are 7-1 in their last eight games when their opponent allows two goals or less in their previous contest and 7-2 in their last nine road games versus a team with a losing or .500 home record. They're also 9-3 in their last 12 road games, 9-3 in their last 12 games on Thursday, and 9-3 in their last 12 versus the Atlantic. On the other side, the Senators are 3-7 in their last 10 versus the Atlantic, 0-4 in their last four days playing on one day of rest, and 4-12 in their last 16 games following a win.

THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING +104

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