Friday, March 02, 2012

Rangers vs Lightning NHL Handicapping

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The New York Rangers and the Tampa Bay Lightning will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at St. Pete Times Forum.
Oddsmakers currently have the Rangers listed as 140-moneyline favorites versus the Lightning, while the game's total is sitting at 5½.
In their last action, New York was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Hurricanes. Bettors on New York at -125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.
The Lightning were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Canadiens. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at +105 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Tampa Bay:
Team record: 29-28-6 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games at home
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 17 of last 23 games at home
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Montreal are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
New York:
Team record: 41-15-6 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.
NY Rangers are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games
NY Rangers are 15-6 SU in their last 21 games on the road
NY Rangers are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Carolina are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
Next up:
NY Rangers home to Boston, Sunday, March 4
Tampa Bay at Carolina, Saturday, March 3


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