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Florida Panthers vs Ottawa Senators Pick and Betting Preview

The Ottawa Senators battle the visiting Florida Panthers on Thursday in NHL betting odds action at Canadian Tire Centre.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Ottawa Senators were listed earlier today as -105 moneyline at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.5.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.5-1 win for the Panthers on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Florida Panthers vs Ottawa Senators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ottawa Senators are 19-15-6 so far on the season. The Florida Panthers, meanwhile, are 24-12-4. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Ottawa go 18-22 and the Panthers go 13-19-8 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ottawa vs Florida injuries news.

The Ottawa Senators sit at No. 25 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Florida Panthers sit at a No. 9 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Ottawa Senators No. 7-ranked offense (2.85 goals per game) against a Florida Panthers defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.15 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 20% rate while the Panthers have a 81.54% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Florida, they were a 5-1 winner as they battled the Sabres on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Panthers at -134 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Senators were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got Ottawa at +168 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida's last 6 games
  • Florida is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida's last 6 games on the road
  • Ottawa is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Ottawa's last 6 games
  • Ottawa is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Ottawa is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games when playing Florida

Next Betting Matchups

Florida at Edmonton, Sunday, January 10th
Ottawa home to Boston, Saturday, January 9th