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NHL Betting Preview - Underdogs vs at Ottawa

NHL betting odds interest swings to the St. Louis Blues at Ottawa battle on Thursday at Canadian Tire Centre as the Senators try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Ottawa sat as -105 over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.9-1.9 win for the Blues on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

St. Louis Blues vs Ottawa Senators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ottawa Senators are 15-18-9 so far on the season. The St. Louis Blues, meanwhile, are 27-17-3. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Ottawa go 23-19 and the Blues go 19-28 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ottawa vs St. Louis injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 31-rated Ottawa Senators and the No. 28-ranked St. Louis Blues, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Ottawa's No. 23-ranked offense, averaging 2.79 goals per game, against a Blues defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.62 goals allowed. The Senators power play is averaging 15.94% while the Blues defense kills off 81.56% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, St. Louis was a 2-1 winner on the road against the Maple Leafs. Bettors on St. Louis at +113 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Ottawa, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Maple Leafs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Senators at +194 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of St. Louis's last 17 games
  • St. Louis is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Ottawa is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Ottawa is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games
  • Ottawa is 7-14 ATS in its last 21 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis home to Arizona, Saturday, January 20th
Ottawa home to Toronto, Saturday, January 20th