Wings struggling to win in Tampa
TAMPA, FL (The Spread) - The Red Wings will clash with the Lightning in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals tonight at 7:30PM ET and Detroit has been dreadful on the road in this series.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book GT Bets, the Red Wings are +152 money line underdogs versus the Lightning, who are -168 money line favorites for this contest. As for the total, it opened at 5 and is now sitting at 5.5 goals.
The Red Wings are 0-4 in their last four games in Tampa and just 2-7 in their last nine games overall versus the Lightning. They're also 0-4 in their last four Conference Quarterfinals games and 0-7 in their last seven games coming off a win.
On the other side, the Lightning are 40-14 in their last 54 home games and 11-4 in their last 15 games versus Eastern Conference foes. The home team in this series is also 5-1 in the last six meetings.