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Panthers, Senators Lacking Scoring Punch

The Florida Panthers and Ottawa Senators have historically had a difficult time finding the back of the net against one another, with the UNDER going 6-2 in the past eight between the two clubs. Through those eight games the Sens and Panthers have combined for five goals on four occasions, which makes the opening total of five a little scary though.

Shark Bites
  • The Panthers are 8-3 in their past 11 games within the Atlantic Division.
  • The Senators are 12-3 SU in their past 15 games coming off consecutive losses.
  • The UNDER is 5-0 in the Senators’ past five games against the Atlantic Division.

Ottawa has been fledgling so far this month, with the Senators winning just one of their five games so far in March. Despite struggling to win SU, puckline could be an attractive alternative as four of the Sens five games this month were decided by one goal.

The Panthers have been a solid play in Florida as the team has has gone 14-6 in their past 20 games at BB&T Center. However, the Panthers have traditionally faltered when hosting the Senators as they are 8-21 in their past 28 games hosting Ottawa. 

Ottawa Senators vs Florida Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Florida Panthers sport a record of 36-21-9 heading into this matchup, while the Ottawa Senators sit at 31-29-8 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 24-29-13 for the Panthers and 34-33-1 for the Senators. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Florida vs Ottawa injuries news.

The Florida Panthers sit at No. 17 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Ottawa Senators sit at a No. 22 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Florida's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 2.74 goals per game, against a Senators defense that ranks No. 28 at 3.12 goals allowed. The Panthers power play is averaging 17.19% while the Senators defense kills off 73.71% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ottawa lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Hurricanes on March 08. Bettors who backed the Hurricanes at -128 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Panthers were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Bruins. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at +101 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Ottawa is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Ottawa is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Ottawa's last 11 games on the road
  • Ottawa is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games when playing Florida
  • Florida is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Florida is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida's last 5 games at home
  • Florida is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Ottawa

Next Betting Matchups

Ottawa home to Toronto, Saturday, March 12th
Florida home to Philadelphia, Saturday, March 12th