Lightning favored vs. Blues tonight
TAMPA, FL (TheSpread) – The Tampa Bay Lightning face a tough test at home on Thursday night as they host the St. Louis Blues at 7:30PM ET.
Tampa Bay is 34-16-6 overall and 22-5-1 at home while St. Louis is 35-15-4 overall and 14-10-2 on the road. The home team has won five of the last six in this series, including the lone meeting this season, which was a 2-1 OT victory for the Blues. These two have hit the over in seven of their last 10 meetings.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Lightning are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -125 to prevail, while the Blues are getting a money line of +105 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
St. Louis is coming off a win on Tuesday, but the Blues are just 1-2 in their last three. However, St. Louis has won three of its last four on the road. Tampa Bay is coming off a loss at Nashville on Tuesday and the Lightning have lost three of their last five. Tampa Bay is 5-1 in its last six at home.