NHL Matchups  >>  Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Boston Bruins Preview 02/09/2013

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The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Boston Bruins will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at TD Garden.
Oddsmakers currently have the Bruins listed as 157-moneyline favorites versus the Lightning, while the game's total is sitting at 5½.
The Lightning were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got New Jersey at -121 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.
In their last action, Boston was a 2-1 winner on the road against the Canadiens. Bettors on Boston at +100 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Boston:
Team record: 7-1-1 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games at home

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Montreal are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 6-4-0 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 12 of last 16 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 13 of last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Boston
is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing New Jersey are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6


NEXT UP:
Tampa Bay at NY Rangers, Sunday, February 10
Boston at Buffalo, Sunday, February 10