Flyers a home dog vs. Lightning
PHILADELPHIA, PA (TheSpread) – The Philadelphia Flyers are hoping to get a much-needed win tonight when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning at 7PM ET.
Philadelphia is 16-19-7 on the season and 10-6-3 at home while Tampa Bay is 27-12-4 overall and 11-8-3 on the road. The Lightning have won six straight and nine of their last 10 against the Flyers, including two wins this year in which Tampa has outscored Philadelphia 7-4. These two have hit the over in four of their last five meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Tampa Bay is favored on the road, as the Lightning are getting odds of -135 to prevail, while the Flyers are getting a money line of +115 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
Tampa Bay has won three straight and seven of its last eight coming into this game. However, the Lightning are just 3-3 in their last six on the road. These two have hit the over in four of their last five games. Philadelphia has won two of its last three but is just 2-6 in its last eight. The Flyers have hit the under in three straight games.