Senators get visit from Flyers Monday
The Philadelphia Flyers are already 2-0 against the Ottawa Senators so far this season as the two teams meet in NHL betting action at Canadian Tire Centre on Monday night.
Philadelphia topped Ottawa 5-0 as a road underdog in their first meeting on November 12, then followed that up with a 5-2 home win over the Senators on November 19.
The UNDER is 4-1 in the last five games between the Senators and the Flyers for totals bettors.
Ottawa will face the 13-14-2 Flyers. In totals betting, the Senators are 18-12 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Flyers are 9-16-4 favoring the OVER.
If you're going with the Senators in this one, they were listed as moneyline Favorite of -131 on most hockey betting menus early today for Monday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.
This game puts the Senators, most recently No. 16 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Flyers, who rate a No. 9 in the latest survey.
In their last action, Philadelphia was a 5-1 loser on the road against the Stars. Bettors on Dallas at -125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Ottawa, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Maple Leafs at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Maple Leafs at +131 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Ottawa's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 2.87 goals per game, against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.52 goals allowed. The Senators power play is averaging 19.47% while the Flyers defense kills off 84.43% of their penalties.
Philadelphia at Chicago, Wednesday, December 11th
Ottawa at Buffalo, Tuesday, December 10th