The Ottawa Senators only have one win over their past 10 games against the Boston Bruins with those Northeast Division clubs hitting the ice in NHL betting action on Monday night.
The Bruins edged the Senators 2-1 as -225 home favorites on the NHL betting odds at the sportsbooks in their first meeting of the season on February 28. The UNDER has paid out for totals bettors in each of the last three Bruins vs. Senators contests.
Ottawa will face the 16-3-3 Bruins. In totals betting, the Senators are 5-17-3 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bruins are 10-12 favoring the OVER.
The Bruins were listed as 138 favorites on the hockey moneyline earlier at 5Dimes. The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Monday at .
The Senators - Bruins odds would favor the Bruins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Ottawa is rated No. 13 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Boston is at No. 4.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Ottawa's No. 27-ranked offense (2.4 goals per game) against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.2 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 16.9% rate while the Bruins have a 92.1% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Boston, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the Flyers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at -155 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Senators were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Ottawa at +135 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few Bruins at Senators trends to consider:
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Ottawa
Boston is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Ottawa
Boston is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Ottawa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ottawa's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Ottawa's last 25 games
Ottawa is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Boston at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, March 12
Ottawa at Montreal, Wednesday, March 13