Panthers open as moneyline underdog vs Senators
Ottawa Senators vs Florida Panthers Odds
The Ottawa Senators will look to grab a road win when they take on the Panthers in Florida at BB&T Center on Thursday in hockey odds action.
The Senators will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 2-0 this season, while the Panthers are 1-2. Ottawa is 0-2 on the totals; Florida is 1-2.
Bettors looking to side with the Panthers in this one will find them as +100 underdogs on the NHL money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today.
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Panthers rated this week at No. 22 and the Senators sitting at No. 14.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida's No. 23-ranked offense (2 goals per game) against a Senators defense that ranks No. 1 at 0.5 goals per game allowed. The Panthers powerplay has clicked at a 23.5% rate while the Senators have a 88.9% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Florida was a 4-1 loser on the road against the Canadiens. Bettors on Montreal at -145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing Montreal are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Senators at Panthers trends to consider:
Ottawa is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Florida
Ottawa is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games when playing Florida
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida's last 5 games when playing Ottawa
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Florida's last 15 games when playing at home against Ottawa
Florida is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Florida is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Ottawa at Tampa Bay, Friday, January 25
Florida home to Philadelphia, Saturday, January 26