Need a Place
To Play?

Try one of our recommended sites:

  • Bovada
  • 5Dimes
  • TopBet
  • BetDSI
  • BookMaker

Lightning face Ottawa Senators: NHL odds preview and stats

Tampa Bay LightningOttawa Senators
March 23, 2:00 PM | Scotiabank Place

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Ottawa Senators Odds

13-16-1TEAM RECORD16-9-6

The Ottawa Senators will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Tampa Bay Lightning invade Scotiabank Place on Saturday.

The Senators are 16-9-6 so far on the season. The Lightning, meanwhile, are 13-16-1. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Ottawa go 8-18-5 and the Lightning go 16-10-4 on the totals.

View Tampa Bay vs Ottawa Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Senators were listed earlier today as -147 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Senators at No. 8 and the Lightning at No. 14 heading into this contest.

ADVERTISEMENT:

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Ottawa's No. 23-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Lightning defense that ranks No. 23 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 19.8% rate while the Lightning have a 83.5% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Maple Leafs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Maple Leafs at -143 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Last time out for Ottawa, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Bruins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at -144 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Tampa Bay Lightning Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 8-2
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Lightning at Senators trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing on the road against Ottawa
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Tampa Bay's last 25 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing Ottawa
Tampa Bay is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games
Ottawa is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Ottawa is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Ottawa is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Winnipeg, Sunday, March 24
Ottawa home to New Jersey, Monday, March 25