Senators vs Penguins Hockey Game Preview

Ottawa SenatorsPittsburgh Penguins
Feb 13, 7:00 PM | Consol Energy Centre

Ottawa Senators vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds

7-4-2TEAM RECORD8-5-0

NHL wagering interest swings to the Pittsburgh vs Ottawa battle on Wednesday at Consol Energy Centre as the Penguins try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

The Senators will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 7-4-2 this season, while the Penguins are 8-5. Ottawa is 3-10 against the total, while Pittsburgh is 7-6 versus the number.

View Ottawa vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Hockey odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Penguins as -178 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5 at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
The Penguins sit at No. 6 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Senators sit at a No. 11 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 3.2 goals per game, against a Senators defense that ranks No. 1 at 1.8 goals allowed. The Penguins power play is averaging 28% while the Senators defense kills off 90.2% of their penalties.

Ottawa won its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Sabres on February 12. Bettors who backed the Senators at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Pittsburgh lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Devils on February 10. Bettors who backed the Devils at +145 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Buffalo are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing New Jersey are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Senators at Penguins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ottawa's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ottawa's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ottawa's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing Ottawa
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing at home against Ottawa
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Pittsburgh's last 16 games at home
Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Ottawa at Toronto, Saturday, February 16
Pittsburgh at Winnipeg, Friday, February 15

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