Boston Bruins host Ottawa Senators in hockey action
Ottawa Senators vs Boston Bruins Odds
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.
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.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 2-ranked Bruins and the No. 9-rated Senators in this matchup.
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
Ottawa at Philadelphia, Saturday, March 2
Boston home to Tampa Bay, Saturday, March 2