|NHL Lightning vs. Hurricanes Picks & Predictions for February 23, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 23 February 2013 14:00|
Lightning vs. Hurricanes Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Hurricanes are -119 money line favorites versus the Lightning, who are +110 on the ML. Tampa Bay is 8-7-1 on the year while Carolina is 8-6-1.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Hurricanes opened as -125 money line favorites but the spread has dropped to -119, while the Lightning opened at +115 and have dropped to +110.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 61% 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 the over. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 5-1-1 in the last seven meetings between these two teams in Carolina and 12-3-1 in the last 16 meetings overall. The over is also 19-4-3 in the Hurricanes' last 26 Saturday games and 8-1-1 in their last 10 games when their opponent scores two goals or less in their previous games. On the other side, the over is 16-5 in the Lightning's last 21 road games and 39-12-2 in their last 53 games after scoring two goals or less in their previous game.
SATURDAY NHL FREE PICK: LIGHTNING/HURRICANES OVER 6