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NHL Betting Line Favors the Detroit Red Wings over the Ottawa Senators Friday

The visiting Ottawa Senators hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to steal a win at Joe Louis Arena against the Detroit Red Wings.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Detroit Red Wings were listed earlier today as -128 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.5.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 2.8-2.4 win for the Senators on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Ottawa Senators vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Ottawa Senators have seen them go 4-3-2 so far this season, while the Red Wings are at 4-4-1. In totals betting, the Detroit Red Wings are 2-5-2, while the Senators are 5-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Ottawa injuries news.

The Senators - Red Wings odds would favor the Senators if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 21 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Ottawa is at No. 14.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit's No. 20-ranked offense, averaging 2.44 goals per game, against a Senators defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.33 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 16.13% while the Senators defense kills off 78.38% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Senators were a 5-4 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Flames. That made winners of bettors who got Ottawa at -145 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Hurricanes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Hurricanes at +122 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Ottawa is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa's last 6 games
  • Ottawa is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Ottawa is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
  • Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Ottawa
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing Ottawa

Next Betting Matchups

Ottawa home to Detroit, Saturday, October 31st