Tampa Bay Lightning vs San Jose Sharks Odds

The Lightning will play the Sharks on Thursday, March 21st, 2024. Your timezone's face off time is 10:38 pm EDT. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

We're now in the back half of the 2023-24 NHL regular season. Face off for the matchup between the Tampa Bay Lightning and San Jose Sharks happens on Thursday, March 21st, 2024. Review each team's performance trends and insights below. Finally, recall that each team's point tally determines their playoff eligibility and seed. Stacking up as many wins as possible is key to securing an optimal NHL playoffs berth.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Tampa Bay Lightning now have a 92.33 SportsBetting3.com power ranking with the San Jose Sharks starting this game with a 79.67 power ranking. Generally speaking, the team with the higher power ranking will be the moneyline favorite.
  • Away Tampa Bay Lightning - The Tampa Bay Lightning have a 16-16-2 record as an away team. That standing puts them 7th in the league for away team wins. However, the Tampa Bay Lightning now rank 7th for away team losses.
  • Home San Jose Sharks - The puck drops for the San Jose Sharks with a 10-19-3 record as a home team. That result ranks them 14th in the league for home team wins. But, they now sit at 2nd for home team losses.
  • Goals Scored - Heading into the second half of the 2023-24 NHL season, the Tampa Bay Lightning rank 5th (240) for goals scored. The San Jose Sharks currently rank 30th (150) in the league for goals scored.
  • Goals Against - Teams that allow fewer goals have better defensive players and goalies. The Tampa Bay Lightning rank 8th (228) in the league for goals allowed. As for the San Jose Sharks, they've allowed 276 goals this season, resulting in a 1st league ranking.
  • Shootout Records - A tie following 3 periods of regulation time and overtime mean a shootout will be held to determine the winner. The Tampa Bay Lightning have a 3-0 shootout win-loss record, with the San Jose Sharks owning a 1-5 shootout record.
  • Team Records - The Tampa Bay Lightning have a 37-25-6 record and the San Jose Sharks hold a 16-45-7 at this point in the 2023-24 NHL regular season.

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Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Tampa Bay Lightning
Favorite

Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning are the -360 moneyline favorite. Risk $360 to win $100 on the Tampa Bay Lightning at BetRivers. The Tampa Bay Lightning are the -360 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $360 to win $100 on the Tampa Bay Lightning. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
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Best Puck Line Betting Odds
Underdog

San Jose Sharks
Favorite

Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning have a -1.5 -141 puck line at BetRivers VA. They are the puck line favorite in this matchup. The San Jose Sharks have a +1.5 +125 puck line at BetMGM VA. The San Jose Sharks are the puck line underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the moneyline for the Tampa Bay Lightning vs San Jose Sharks NHL game on Thursday, March 21st, 2024?

The Tampa Bay Lightning are the -360 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and the Tampa Bay Lightning are the -360 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Tampa Bay Lightning vs San Jose Sharks NHL game on Thursday, March 21st, 2024?

The best over line is 6.5 -120 goals at BetMGM, which means you risk $120 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 6.5 +100 goals at BetRivers, and that means you risk $100 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the puck line for the Tampa Bay Lightning vs San Jose Sharks NHL game on Thursday, March 21st, 2024?

The Tampa Bay Lightning are -1.5 -141 puck line favorites at BetRivers, while the San Jose Sharks are +1.5 +125 puck line underdogs at BetMGM.

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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • Tampa Bay Lightning bettors risk $100 to win $27.78 at -360 odds. The implied probability for Tampa Bay Lightning is 78.26%.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning bettors risk $100 to win $27.78 at -360 odds. The implied probability for Tampa Bay Lightning is 78.26%.

Tampa Bay Lightning at San Jose Sharks Prop Bets

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Sharks
Total Goals
TBL at SJS
3/21/24 10:38pm EDT
2.5 o +1122.5 u -148Bet
Lightning
Total Goals
TBL at SJS
3/21/24 10:38pm EDT
4 o -1374 u +105Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NHL Regular Season Standings - Tampa Bay Lightning, San Jose Sharks
Team GP W L OTL wPct Pts ROW GF GA Diff Home Away SO L10 Strk
x - Tampa Bay Lightning82452980.5499842291268+23.025-11-520-18-33-15-4-1W1
San Jose Sharks82195490.2324718181331-150.011-25-58-29-41-53-6-1L3

Tampa Bay Lightning & San Jose Sharks Futures Odds

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San Jose Sharks Stanley Cup Odds

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Tampa Bay Lightning & San Jose Sharks Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Tampa Bay Lightning vs San Jose Sharks NHL Game

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