Pittsburgh Penguins take on Senators in hockey test
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Ottawa Senators Odds
The Ottawa Senators battle the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday in NHL betting action at Scotiabank Place.
The Senators currently sports a record of 3-1. The Penguins are 2-2. Betting totals have seen the Senators post a 1-3 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Penguins have gone 3-1 against the number.
If you're going with the Senators in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +110 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.
This game matches up the No. 14 (Senators) and the No. 1 (Penguins) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Ottawa's No. 5-ranked offense (3.8 goals per game) against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 19 at 3.2 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 30.8% rate while the Penguins have a 84.2% rate on the penalty kill.
Pittsburgh was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Jets. They lost as -130 favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.
The Senators were a 6-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Winnipeg are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4
Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Penguins at Senators trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing Ottawa
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games when playing on the road against Ottawa
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Pittsburgh's last 17 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Pittsburgh's last 21 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ottawa's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Ottawa's last 8 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Ottawa's last 10 games at home
Pittsburgh home to NY Islanders, Tuesday, January 29
Ottawa home to Washington, Tuesday, January 29