Chicago Ottawa Betting Preview
|4-5-2||October 29, 2013, 08:00 PM | United Center||7-2-3|
The Chicago Blackhawks will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Ottawa Senators invade United Center on Tuesday.
The Blackhawks sit at 7-2-3 on the season; in comparison, the Senators are currently 4-5-2. Looking to wager on the totals? Chicago is 4-8 OU, and Ottawa is 6-5 OU.
View Ottawa Senators vs Chicago Blackhawks Odds and Stats.
The Senators were listed as 173 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Tuesday at BetOnline.
This game matches up the No. 4 (Blackhawks) and the No. 21 (Senators) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
Ottawa was a 5-2 loser in its last match at home against the Sharks. They lost as -121 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.
Chicago won its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Wild on October 28. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -132 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 3.25 goals per game, against a Senators defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.91 goals allowed. The Blackhawks power play is averaging 20.83% while the Senators defense kills off 85.45% of their penalties.
Ottawa at New York, Friday, November 1st
Chicago at Atlanta, Saturday, November 2nd