NHL Matchups  >>  Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Preview 02/24/2013

The fans at Consol Energy Centre will be treated to a game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Pittsburgh Penguins when they take their seats on Sunday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Penguins listed as 173-moneyline favorites versus the Lightning, while the game's total is sitting at 6.
Tampa Bay was a 5-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Hurricanes. They won as +100 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.
The Penguins were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Panthers. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -230 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Pittsburgh:
Team record: 12-6-0 SU, ATS

is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 14 of last 19 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay

When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Florida are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 9-7-1 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh

When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Carolina are 5-5
After a win are 6-4


NEXT UP:
Tampa Bay home to Buffalo, Tuesday, February 26
Pittsburgh at Florida, Tuesday, February 26