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Ottawa Senators vs New Jersey Devils Odds
The New Jersey Devils will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Ottawa Senators invade Prudential Center on Monday.
The Senators will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 7-6-2 this season, while the Devils are 9-3-3. Ottawa is 4-11 on the totals; New Jersey is 7-8.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Devils as -173 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 11-rated Devils and the No. 14-ranked Senators, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New Jersey's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 2.7 goals per game, against a Senators defense that ranks No. 2 at 2 goals allowed. The Devils power play is averaging 20.6% while the Senators defense kills off 89.7% of their penalties.
The Senators were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at -130 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
The Devils were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Islanders. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -106 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.
Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Buffalo are 2-8
After playing NY Islanders are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few Senators at Devils trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Ottawa's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ottawa's last 7 games when playing New Jersey
Ottawa is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games when playing New Jersey
New Jersey is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Ottawa
New Jersey is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
New Jersey is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
New Jersey is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing Ottawa
Ottawa home to NY Islanders, Tuesday, February 19
New Jersey at Washington, Thursday, February 21