Ottawa Senators take on Hurricanes in hockey test

Ottawa SenatorsCarolina Hurricanes
Feb 1, 7:00 PM | PNC Arena

Ottawa Senators vs Carolina Hurricanes Odds

5-1-1TEAM RECORD2-3-0

The Carolina Hurricanes battle the visiting Ottawa Senators on Friday in NHL betting action at PNC Arena.

Supporters of the Senators have seen them go 5-1-1 so far this season, while the Hurricanes are at 2-3. In totals betting, the Hurricanes are 3-2, while the Senators are 2-5.

View Ottawa vs Carolina Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Hockey odds makers opened the Hurricanes as -121 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 2-rated Senators taking on the No. 18-rated Hurricanes in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Carolina's No. 14-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Senators defense that ranks No. 2 at 1.9 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 11.5% rate while the Senators have a 87.1% rate on the penalty kill.

Ottawa won its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Canadiens on January 30. Bettors who backed the Senators at -145 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Hurricanes were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Bruins. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -103 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.

Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Montreal are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Senators at Hurricanes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ottawa's last 8 games
Ottawa is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Ottawa is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Carolina is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Ottawa
Carolina is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Ottawa
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Carolina's last 6 games when playing Ottawa
Carolina is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Ottawa at Montreal, Sunday, February 3
Carolina at Philadelphia, Saturday, February 2

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