Senators close out season in Boston
The Ottawa Senators will be looking to snap a five-game losing streak against the Boston Bruins on Sunday night as those teams close out the regular season schedule in NHL betting action.
The Senators are 0-4 against the Bruins so far this season, and 1-9 overall in the last 10 matchups between the playoff-bound clubs since late 2011. Totals bettors have seen the OVER/UNDER go 0-4-2 in the last six Bruins vs. Senators betting matchups.
The Bruins sit at 28-13-6 on the season; in comparison, the Senators are currently 24-17-6. Looking to wager on the totals? Boston is 15-28-4 OU, and Ottawa is 10-30-7 OU.
The Bruins sit at No. 3 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Senators sit at a No. 10 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boston's No. 11-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Senators defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.2 goals per game allowed. The Bruins powerplay has clicked at a 14.2% rate while the Senators have a 88.5% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Ottawa was a 2-1 loser at home against the Flyers. Bettors on Philadelphia at +165 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
The Bruins were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Capitals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -102 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Senators at Bruins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ottawa's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ottawa's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 6 games when playing Boston
Ottawa is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Ottawa
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Ottawa
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home