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Lightning at Red Wings 03/08/20 – Odds and NHL Betting Trends

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The Detroit Red Wings are 0-16 on the moneyline in their last 16 games against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Red Wings will try to earn their first win against Tampa Bay since 2016 when they host the Lightning on Sunday.

Detroit is a +260 home underdog on the NHL odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Tampa Bay (-320) is 7-0-0 in its last seven road games against the Red Wings.

Lightning at Red Wings | OddsShark Matchup Report

The Red Wings earned a rare upset win on Friday night as they snapped a six-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory at home over the Chicago Blackhawks. Detroit has now played three straight one-goal games after losing by three or more goals in seven of the team’s previous eight games. Despite being on the wrong side of each of their last 16 games against the Lightning, the Red Wings have lost each of their last four games against Tampa Bay by only one goal.

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In 10 games as an underdog of +250 or more this season, the Red Wings are 1-9 on the moneyline per the OddsShark NHL Database.

Tampa Bay saw an 11-game winning streak come to an end with four straight regulation losses at the end of February. But over their last four games, the Lightning have bounced back with a 3-1-0 record, most recently defeating the Boston Bruins 5-3 on the road on Saturday night. Sunday’s matchup against Detroit will be Tampa Bay’s third game in four nights. The Lightning are 6-1 in their last seven games on the second night of a back-to-back.

Sunday’s total is set at 5.5 goals at sports betting sites. The OVER is 8-2 in Tampa Bay’s last 10 games.

The Lightning rank best in the NHL on offense averaging 3.48 goals per game and seventh in goals against averaging 2.76 goals per game against. Detroit ranks dead last in the league in both categories (1.97 goals for, 3.71 goals against per game). Even with Steven Stamkos sidelined for Tampa Bay, the Red Wings are going to have an awfully tough time ending their long losing streak against the Lightning in this lopsided matchup.

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