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NHL Betting Preview - Boston Bruins Underdogs vs Ottawa Senators at Ottawa

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Boston Bruins dueling the Ottawa Senators on Sunday at Canadian Tire Centre.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Ottawa Senators in this one found them earlier as -116 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

A 3.3-2.3 result in favor of the Bruins is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Boston Bruins vs Ottawa Senators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ottawa Senators sport a record of 17-12-6 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Bruins sit at 19-11-4 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 17-18 for the Senators and 17-15-2 for the Bruins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ottawa vs Boston injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 20-rated Ottawa Senators and the No. 4-ranked Boston Bruins, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Ottawa Senators No. 4-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Boston Bruins defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.68 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 20% rate while the Bruins have a 81.82% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Boston, they were a 6-3 loser as they battled the Sabres at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Sabres at +175 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Ottawa lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Panthers on December 22. Bettors who backed the Panthers at -133 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 10 games
  • Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Boston is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games when playing Ottawa
  • Boston is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Ottawa
  • Ottawa is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Ottawa is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games at home
  • Ottawa is 7-17 SU in its last 24 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to Ottawa, Tuesday, December 29th