Senators host Red Wings, Alfredsson
The Ottawa Senators will be looking to pick up their third straight victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night as they welcome former captain Daniel Alfredsson back to town.
The Senators topped the Red Wings 6-1 in Detroit in their first meeting of the season back on October 23, and followed that up with a 4-2 road victory over the Red Wings on November 23. The OVER has paid out in each of their last four matchups.
The Senators sit at 10-12-4 on the season; in comparison, the Red Wings are currently 13-7-7. Looking to wager on the totals? Ottawa is 15-11 OU, and Detroit is 13-12-2 OU.
The Senators sit at No. 22 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Red Wings sit at a No. 14 on the same chart.
The Red Wings were a 5-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Islanders. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
In their last action, Ottawa was a 5-2 loser at home against the Canucks. Bettors on Vancouver at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Ottawa's No. 10-ranked offense (2.92 goals per game) against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.63 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 20.22% rate while the Red Wings have a 86.41% rate on the penalty kill.
Detroit home to Philadelphia, Wednesday, December 4th
Ottawa at Florida, Tuesday, December 3rd