Bruins host Senators in NHL betting

The Boston Bruins' winning streak versus the Ottawa Senators is now up to five games as those Northeast Division teams hit the ice in NHL betting action once again on Monday.

The Bruins topped the Senators 3-2 as a -175 home favorite on the NHL odds when the teams last met on April 2, with Boston 9-1 over its past 10 games against Ottawa dating back to last season. The OVER/UNDER is 0-4-2 in their past six matchups.

The Bruins sport records of 26-11-4 heading into this matchup, while the Senators sit at 21-14-6 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 14-24-3 for the Bruins and 10-24-7 for the Senators.

View Ottawa vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Senators were listed as +-178 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
The Bruins - Senators odds would favor the Bruins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Boston is rated No. 4 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Ottawa is at No. 11.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 2.8 goals per game, against a Senators defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.2 goals allowed. The Bruins power play is averaging 15.1% while the Senators defense kills off 88.4% of their penalties.

Ottawa won its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Devils on April 12. Bettors who backed the Senators at +125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

The Bruins were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Hurricanes. That made winners of bettors who got Carolina at +145 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing New Jersey are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Carolina are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

A few Senators at Bruins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 6 games when playing Boston
Ottawa is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games on the road
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Ottawa
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Ottawa
Boston is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Boston's last 18 games

Next up:
Ottawa home to Carolina, Tuesday, April 16
Boston home to Buffalo, Wednesday, April 17

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