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Tampa Bay Lightning vs. St. Louis Blues - 2/7/19 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

St. Louis Blues at Tampa Bay Lightning
Date & Time Thursday February 7, 2019, 7:30 PM (EST)
Amalie Arena
Tampa, FL
The Line
Tampa Bay -185 / St. Louis +160 / over-under: 5.5
TV Channel
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Thursday NHL action brings us the Tampa Bay Lightning facing the St. Louis Blues.

The suddenly hot St. Louis Blues have won four of five after squeezing by Florida 3-2 on the road Tuesday. Florida led 2-0 on goals from Henrik Borgstrom and Aleksander Barkov with James Reimer absorbing the loss with three goals scoring on 34 shots.

Colton Parayko, Ryan O’Reilly and Vince Dunn scored in the third for St. Louis and Jordan Binnington picked up the win with 22 saves.

The Tampa Bay Lightning come off of a 3-2 SO loss to visiting Vegas on Tuesday. Brayden Point and Matthieu scored for the Lightning for a 2-0 lead. Steven Stamkos logged two assists and Andrei Vasilevskiy recorded 35 saves for Tampa Bay.

The Golden Knights saw offense from Cody Eakin and Valentin Zykov in regulation. Alex Tuch scored the only goal of the shootout and Marc-Andre Fleury picked up the win for Vegas with 24 stops.

Under is 4-0 in Lightning last 4 overall and under is 4-0 in Lightning last 4 games as a favorite. Under is 6-1-1 in Blues last 8 vs. Eastern Conference and under is 6-1 in Blues last 7 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600 and under is 5-1-1 in Blues last 7 games following a win. Home team is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings and favorite is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.

St. Louis is playing well but Tampa Bay seems to be playing well all the time…

Tampa Bay -.5

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