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Ottawa Senators take on Bruins in hockey test


Ottawa Senators

Boston Bruins
26-21-11 February 08, 2014, 03:00 PM | TD Garden 36-16-4



A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Ottawa duelling Boston on Saturday at TD Garden.

The Senators will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 26-21-11 this season, while the Bruins are 36-16-4. Ottawa is 33-24-1 on the totals; Boston is 19-20-17.

View Ottawa Senators vs Boston Bruins Odds and Stats.

The Senators were listed as 181 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Saturday at BetOnline.

The Bruins sit at No. 4 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Senators sit at a No. 17 on the same chart.

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The Senators were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Sabres. That made winners of bettors who got Ottawa at -230 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Boston lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Blues on February 6. Bettors who backed the Blues at -138 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 3.02 goals per game, against a Senators defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.17 goals allowed. The Bruins power play is averaging 20.25% while the Senators defense kills off 80.97% of their penalties.

A few Senators at Bruins trends to consider:
Ottawa is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Ottawa is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa's last 6 games on the road
Ottawa is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games when playing Boston
Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Boston is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
Boston is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games when playing Ottawa
Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Ottawa


Next up:
Ottawa home to Detroit, Thursday, February 27th
Boston at Buffalo, Wednesday, February 26th

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