Senators open as moneyline underdog vs Islanders
Ottawa Senators vs New York Islanders Odds
The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between New York and Ottawa on Sunday, with the host Islanders trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
The Islanders bring a 8-11-2 record to the battle against the 12-7-3 Senators. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New York go 13-8 so far and the Senators go 4-16-2.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 9-rated Senators taking on the No. 8-rated Islanders in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 12-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Senators defense that ranks No. 1 at 1.9 goals per game allowed. The Islanders powerplay has clicked at a 23.5% rate while the Senators have a 89.2% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Ottawa, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Flyers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at -178 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Last time out for New York, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Maple Leafs at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Maple Leafs at +124 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
New York Islanders Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing New Jersey are 2-8
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Senators at Islanders trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ottawa's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Ottawa's last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
Ottawa is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ottawa's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the NY Islanders last 7 games when playing at home against Ottawa
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Islanders last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the NY Islanders last 8 games when playing Ottawa
The total has gone OVER in 7 of the NY Islanders last 10 games
Ottawa at Toronto, Wednesday, March 6
NY Islanders home to Montreal, Tuesday, March 5