NHL Betting: Senators in Boston
The Boston Bruins are 9-1 over their past 10 games against the Ottawa Senators as those two Northeast Division clubs hit the ice together once again in NHL betting action on Tuesday night.
Boston is riding a four-game winning streak against Ottawa into Tuesday's contest, including a 2-1 road win as a betting favorite when the teams last met on March 21. The OVER/UNDER went 4-5-1 for totals bettors at the sportsbooks in their past 10 matchups.
Supporters of the Senators have seen them go 19-10-6 so far this season, while the Bruins are at 22-8-4. In totals betting, the Bruins are 11-21-2, while the Senators are 9-20-6.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, the Senators were 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.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Bruins at No. 3 and the Senators at No. 7 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 2.9 goals per game, against a Senators defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.2 goals allowed. The Bruins power play is averaging 15.2% while the Senators defense kills off 89.1% of their penalties.
In their last action, Ottawa was a 4-0 loser at home against the Maple Leafs. Bettors on Toronto at +104 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
In their last action, Boston was a 2-0 winner on the road against the Sabres. Bettors on Boston at -162 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Boston are 8-2
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Buffalo are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Senators at Bruins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games when playing Boston
Ottawa is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Ottawa is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Boston is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing Ottawa
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Ottawa
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston's last 11 games
Ottawa at Buffalo, Friday, April 5
Boston home to New Jersey, Thursday, April 4