Ottawa Senators take on Blues in hockey test


Ottawa Senators

St. Louis Blues
24-21-11 February 04, 2014, 08:00 PM | Scottrade Center 37-12-5



The visiting Senators hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Scottrade Center against the St. Louis Blues.

The Blues bring a 37-12-5 record to the battle against the 24-21-11 Senators. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen St. Louis go 25-23-6 so far and the Senators go 32-23-1.

View Ottawa Senators vs St. Louis Blues Odds and Stats.

The Blues were listed earlier today as -210 moneyline Favorite at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5.

This game puts the Blues, most recently No. 2 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Senators, who rate a No. 17 in the latest survey.

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Last time out for Ottawa, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Penguins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -190 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Blues were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Predators. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -207 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits St. Louis's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 3.43 goals per game, against a Senators defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.18 goals allowed. The Blues power play is averaging 23.81% while the Senators defense kills off 79.72% of their penalties.

Next up:
Ottawa home to Buffalo, Thursday, February 6th
St. Louis home to Boston, Thursday, February 6th
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