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Boston Bruins host Ottawa Senators in hockey action

Ottawa SenatorsBoston Bruins
Feb 28, 7:00 PM | TD Garden

Ottawa Senators vs Boston Bruins Odds

12-6-2TEAM RECORD12-2-2

The visiting Senators hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to steal a win at TD Garden against the Boston Bruins.

The Bruins sport records of 12-2-2 heading into this matchup, while the Senators sit at 12-6-2 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-9 for the Bruins and 4-14-2 for the Senators.

View Ottawa vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Senators listed earlier today as underdogs of +-200 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 2-ranked Bruins and the No. 9-rated Senators in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boston's No. 5-ranked offense (3.1 goals per game) against a Senators defense that ranks No. 1 at 1.8 goals per game allowed. The Bruins powerplay has clicked at a 13.7% rate while the Senators have a 88% rate on the penalty kill.

Ottawa won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Canadiens on February 25. Bettors who backed the Senators at +122 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Boston was a 4-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Islanders. They won as -143 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Montreal are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing NY Islanders are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

A few Senators at Bruins trends to consider:
Ottawa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Ottawa's last 21 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa's last 6 games when playing Boston
Boston is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Ottawa
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Ottawa
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games

Next up:
Ottawa at Philadelphia, Saturday, March 2
Boston home to Tampa Bay, Saturday, March 2