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Pittsburgh favored by 110 against Ottawa on Friday

Pittsburgh PenguinsOttawa Senators
Dec 16, 7:30 PM | Scotiabank Place

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Ottawa Senators Odds

17-10-4TEAM RECORD14-14-4

Pittsburgh pays a visit to Ottawa on Friday, hoping to shut down the Senators bats in hockey action at Scotiabank Place.

Supporters of the Penguins have seen them go 17-10-4 so far this season, while the Senators are at 14-14-4. In totals betting, the Senators are 19-13, while the Penguins are 12-16-3.

View Pittsburgh vs Ottawa Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Senators as +110 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Senators, most recently No. 23 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Penguins, who rate a No. 2 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Ottawa's No. 8-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 16.5% rate while the Penguins have a 87.5% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Red Wings at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -115 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Ottawa, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Bruins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at -167 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

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

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to Buffalo, Saturday, December 17
Ottawa home to Buffalo, Tuesday, December 20

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