Lightning vs. Oilers Pick

NHL Lightning vs. Oilers Picks & Predictions for January 8

The Edmonton Oilers are a home underdog against the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight at 9PM ET. Can the Oilers keep Tampa from lighting it up?

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Edmonton is 17-21-3 on the season, 12-7-1 at home and 22-17 with the over. Tampa Bay is 19-17-4 overall, 9-9-2 on the road and 20-14 on the road. The home team has won six straight meetings between these two and they are 3-1-1 with the under in in their last five meetings.

According to oddsmakers from oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Lightning are favored on the road, as they are getting odds of -150 to win, while the Oilers are getting a money line of +135 to win. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 5.5 goals.

Tampa Bay has gone under in 20 of 34 games. These two teams have gone under in two straight in this series. Tampa Bay is 24-7-1 with the under in their last 32 road games vs. a team with a winning home record and 25-12-3 with the under their last 40 road games. Edmonton is 6-1 with the under in their last 7 playing on 3 or more days rest.

FRIDAY’S NHL FREE PICK: LIGHTNING/OILERS UNDER 5.5

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