NHL Matchups  >>  Chicago Blackhawks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Preview 10/24/2013

 
VS
The Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Oddsmakers currently have the Blackhawks listed as 142-moneyline favorites versus the Lightning, while the game's total is sitting at 5½.
In their last action, Chicago was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Panthers. Bettors on Chicago at -180 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
The Lightning were a 5-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Bruins. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Tampa Bay:
Team record: 5-3-0 SU, ATS

is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 11 games when playing at home against Chicago
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games at home

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Chicago:
Team record: 6-1-2 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of last 19 games on the road

When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Edmonton are 5-5
After playing Florida are 4-4-1
After a win are 7-3


NEXT UP:
Chicago home to Minnesota, Saturday, October 26
Tampa Bay home to Buffalo, Saturday, October 26