Wings looking for 7 straight
TAMPA, FL (TheSpread) – The Detroit Red Wings are on a roll, having won six straight. Will Detroit make it seven straight tonight when they face the Tampa Bay Lightning at 7:30PM ET?
Detroit is 28-11-9 on the season and 12-7-3 on the road while Tampa Bay is 30-15-4 on the season and 19-4-1 at home. Tampa Bay has won five of its last six meetings with Detroit, including the lone meeting this year at Detroit, 4-3 in a shootout. These two have hit the under in four of their last six encounters.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Tampa Bay is favored at home, as the Lightning are getting odds of -150 to win, while the Red Wings are getting odds of +130 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
Detroit has won six straight and eight of its last nine. The Wings are 5-1 in their last six on the road while hitting the over in four straight games. They have been an underdog four times in their last 10 games and are 2-2 in those contests. Tampa Bay had a loss on Tuesday, but the Lightning had won their last three prior to that. Tampa Has won four straight at home while hitting the under in three of their last four games overall.