Monday NHL Betting – Bruins at Lightning on Versus

An excellent matchup in NHL betting occurs on Monday night as the Tampa Bay Lightning host the Boston Bruins in a game that can be seen on the Versus television network.

The Lightning is currently on a three-game winning streak having swept their road trip.  They will get a tough test on Monday from a very good Boston team and gamblers making an NHL bet at Sbgglobal are leading with the Bruins in this contest.

Boston is coming off a shootout loss in Saturday night against the Los Angeles Kings.  The Bruins actually came back in that game after trailing 3-0.  Tim Thomas was excellent as he made 38 saves through regulation and overtime.

Bruins Top Defense
The Bruins are the best defensive team in the league in terms of goals allowed. Tim Thomas is having a very good season and leads the league in shutouts.  The Bruins are doing it defensively even though they give up a lot of shots per game.

Lightning Offense
It is an interesting matchup on Monday since the Lightning has a very good offense while Boston plays defense. The Lightning are in the top 10 in the league in goals scored and they have Steven Stamkos who leads the league in goals scored with 19.

NHL Betting Stats
The Bruins are 7-1 in their last 8 road games. The Bruins are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. the Southeast. The Bruins are 4-1 in their last 5 Monday games. The Bruins are 10-4 in their last 14 vs. the Eastern Conference. The Lightning is 4-0 in their last 4 vs. the Northeast. The Lightning is 4-0 in their last 4 Monday games. The series trends are all for Boston. The Bruins are 15-6 in the last 21 meetings. The home team is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings and the Bruins are 7-3 in the last 10 meetings in Tampa Bay. This is an interesting game for the total as you make an NHL bet since the Bruins are tough on defense while Tampa is a high scoring team. The Over is 3-0-1 in NHL betting in the Bruins last 4 road games. The Under is 4-1-1 in the Bruins last 6 overall. The Under is 39-18-13 in the Bruins last 70 vs. the Eastern Conference. The Over is 8-2 in Tampa’s last 10 vs. the Northeast. The Over is 7-3 in Tampa’s last 10 home games.