NHL Matchups  >>  Montreal Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Preview 02/12/2013

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The Montreal Canadiens and the Tampa Bay Lightning will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Oddsmakers currently have the Lightning listed as 131-moneyline favorites versus the Canadiens, while the game's total is sitting at 5½.
In their last action, Montreal was a 6-0 loser at home against the Maple Leafs. Bettors on Toronto at +155 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 5-1 loser on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on New York at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Tampa Bay:
Team record: 6-5-0 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Montreal
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 14 of last 20 games

When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing NY Rangers are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Montreal:
Team record: 6-4-1 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games on the road
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay

When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5


NEXT UP:
Montreal at Florida, Thursday, February 14
Tampa Bay home to Washington, Thursday, February 14