Lightning vs. Penguins Free Pick
PITTSBURGH, PA (The Spread) – The Lightning visit the Penguins tonight in a game that should feature plenty of offense at 7:00PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Penguins are -117 money line favorites over the Lightning, who are +106 money line underdogs. The total for tonight’s game, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
The over is a perfect 5-0 in the last five meetings between these two teams when the game is in Pittsburgh and 8-1 in the last nine meetings overall. The over is also a perfect 8-0 in the Lightning’s last eight road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600 and 10-2 in their last 12 games versus Metropolitan opponents.
The over is also 19-5-3 in Tampa Bay’s last 27 games on Monday, 11-4-1 in its last 16 games after scoring two goals or less in its previous game and 18-7-1 in its last 26 road games. While the under is 4-0 in the Penguins’ last four home games, look for over to hit in tonight’s matchup.
MONDAY NHL FREE PICK: LIGHTNING/PENGUINS OVER 5.5