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NHL Betting Line Favors the Chicago Blackhawks over the Ottawa Senators Thursday

Chicago pays a visit to Ottawa on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Senators snipers in hockey action at Canadian Tire Centre.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Chicago Blackhawks before puck drop in this match found them as -120 moneyline favorites at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.1-2.2 result in favor of the Senators today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Chicago Blackhawks vs Ottawa Senators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Ottawa will face the 44-20-5 Blackhawks. In totals betting, the Senators are 27-39-2 in over under betting so far this season while the Chicago Blackhawks are 32-26-11. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ottawa vs Chicago injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 13-ranked Ottawa Senators and the No. 3-rated Chicago Blackhawks in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Ottawa Senators No. 19-ranked offense (2.69 goals per game) against a Chicago Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.51 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 17.54% rate while the Blackhawks have a 77.84% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago was a 4-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Canadiens. They won as +109 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.

In their last action, Ottawa was a 2-1 loser at home against the Lightning. Bettors on Tampa Bay at +127 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Chicago is 12-4 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Chicago is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
  • Chicago is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Ottawa is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Ottawa is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Ottawa's last 17 games
  • Ottawa is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Toronto, Saturday, March 18th
Ottawa home to Montreal, Saturday, March 18th