Lightning favored vs. Blackhawks

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TAMPA, FL (TheSpread) – The Tampa Bay Lightning hope to pick up a big win at home on Friday night when they play host to the Chicago Blackhawks at 7:30PM ET.

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Chicago is 36-20-2 on the season and 17-11 on the road while Tampa Bay is 37-19-2 overall and 22-6 at home. Tampa Bay has had very good success over Chicago in recent seasons, as the Lightning have won five of their last six against the Blackhawks. Chicago does own the lone win this season, 3-2 in a shootout at home.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Tampa Bay is the favorite at home, as the Lightning are getting odds of -140 to win tonight, while the Blackhawks are getting odds of +120 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.

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Chicago is coming off a shootout win on Tuesday, but the Blackhawks have won just three of their last eight. However, the Blackhawks have won two straight on the road and they have pushed or hit the under in five of their last six. Tampa Bay is coming off a loss earlier this week, but they just ended a five-game road trip where they went 3-2. Tampa Bay has lost two of its last three at home and they have hit the over in four of their last six games.

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