Pittsburgh Penguins favored by -159 against Ottawa on Thursday NHL Odds Menu

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between Ottawa and Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, with the host Senators trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Penguins to win this game 3.7-1.6. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Ottawa Senators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ottawa Senators currently sport a record of 21-14-4. The Pittsburgh Penguins are 26-9-5. Betting totals have seen the Senators post a 16-21-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Penguins have gone 26-10-4 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ottawa vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Ottawa Senators at No. 11 and the Pittsburgh Penguins at No. 2 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Ottawa Senators No. 21-ranked offense (2.54 goals per game) against a Pittsburgh Penguins defense that ranks No. 18 at 2.85 goals per game allowed. The Senators Sportsbook has clicked at a 16.26% rate while the Penguins have a 78.99% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Penguins were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Capitals. That made Sportsbooks of bettors who got Washington at -119 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Ottawa was a 5-3 Sportsbook in its last match at home against the Oilers. They won as favorites, while the total score of 8 made Sportsbooks of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 18 of Pittsburgh's last 22 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games on the road
  • Ottawa is 9-1 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Ottawa is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 6 games
  • Ottawa is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Detroit, Saturday, January 14th
Ottawa home to Toronto, Saturday, January 14th

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