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Have Bruins Put Home Woes Behind Them?

The series between the Boston Bruins and the Ottawa Senators shifts to Beantown all knotted up at one apiece. The Bruins have not exactly excelled at TD Center during the season, having posted the second-worst home record of any playoff team, but they have done their best to rectify those issues recently. The Bruins have gone 11-4-1 in their past 16 home games.

SHARK BITES
  • The Senators are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of the Bruins' last 9 games at home.
  • The favored team is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games in this matchup.

The biggest question mark for the Bruins heading into Game 3 is their defense. The back end has been dealing with injuries over the past several weeks and was without Colin Miller in Game 2 after he went down in the first meeting in the series. Miller and Brandon Carlo both participated in an optional skate on Sunday, which is a good sign, but the team may resort to a call-up from Providence.

Dion Phaneuf scored the game-winning goal in overtime in Game 2 but that shouldn’t be a shock considering how good the defenseman has played against the Bruins this season. Phaneuf has tallied one goal and six assists while averaging over 22 minutes of ice time in six games against Boston between the regular season and playoffs.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Boston Bruins as -172 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 2.6-2.5 win for the Senators on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Ottawa Senators vs Boston Bruins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ottawa Senators will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 45-29-10 this season, while the Bruins are 45-31-8. Ottawa is 33-48-3 on the totals; Boston is 38-38-8. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Ottawa injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 1-rated Boston Bruins and the No. 18-ranked Ottawa Senators, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Boston's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 2.85 goals per game, against a Senators defense that ranks No. 11 at 2.61 goals allowed. The Bruins power play is averaging 21.51% while the Senators defense kills off 80.31% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

 

Betting Trends
  • Ottawa is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Ottawa is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 6 games
  • Ottawa is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Boston is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Boston is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games
  • Boston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ottawa at Boston, Wednesday, April 19th

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