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NHL Betting Preview - Vancouver Canucks Underdogs vs Ottawa Senators at Ottawa

The Ottawa Senators look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Vancouver Canucks arrive at Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Ottawa Senators in this one found them earlier as -159 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.6-0.6 win for the Senators on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Vancouver Canucks vs Ottawa Senators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

6-3-0 Ottawa battles the Canucks, currently with a 4-5-1 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 5-4 for the Senators and 4-6 for the Canucks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ottawa vs Vancouver injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Ottawa Senators rated this week at No. 20 and the Vancouver Canucks sitting at No. 30.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Ottawa Senators No. 8-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Vancouver Canucks defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 13.04% rate while the Canucks have a 83.33% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Vancouver was a 3-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Canadiens. They lost as +193 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Ottawa won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Hurricanes on November 01. Bettors who backed the Senators at -148 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Vancouver is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Vancouver is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Vancouver is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Vancouver is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Ottawa is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Ottawa is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 5 games
  • Ottawa is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Vancouver at Toronto, Saturday, November 5th
Ottawa home to Buffalo, Saturday, November 5th