Hurricanes play host to the Senators
The OVER has only paid out three times in the last 10 games between the Ottawa Senators and the Carolina Hurricanes as those Eastern Conference teams meet late on Sunday afternoon.
And Carolina sits with a 7-3 record in their last 10 games against Ottawa dating back to 2010, although the Senators won their most recent meeting last April by a 3-2 score as a -165 home favorite on the NHL betting lines at the sportsbooks.
The Senators will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 9-10-4 this season, while the Hurricanes are 8-10-5. Ottawa is 13-10 on the totals; Carolina is 7-13-3.
If you're going with the Hurricanes in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of 105 on most hockey betting menus early today for Sunday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 22-rated Senators taking on the No. 24-rated Hurricanes in this contest.
In their last action, Ottawa was a 4-2 winner on the road against the Red Wings. Bettors on Ottawa at +130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
The Hurricanes were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Bruins. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -195 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Carolina's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 1.96 goals per game, against a Senators defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.17 goals allowed. The Hurricanes power play is averaging 12.79% while the Senators defense kills off 80.58% of their penalties.
Ottawa at Washington, Wednesday, November 27th
Carolina at New Jersey, Wednesday, November 27th