Anthony Duclair, Jean-Gabriel Pageau, and the Ottawa Senators will face off against Tyler Bertuzzi, Dylan Larkin, and the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena in a divisional tilt. The action will get started at 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday, January 10, and it’s being televised live on Fox Sports Detroit.
Ottawa Senators vs. Detroit Red Wings Odds
Ottawa is 16-27 straight up (SU) and has lost 6.0 units for moneyline bettors this year. 25 of its matches have gone over the total, while 18 have gone under and none have pushed. This 2019-20 Senators team is 5-18 SU on the road.
Ottawa has converted on just 11.4 percent of its power play chances this season, a mark that’s ranked 32nd in the NHL. Its penalty kill is ranked 16th out of 31 teams, and the team’s successfully killed off 81.1 percent of all penalties..
Averaging 28.5 saves per game with a .908 save percentage, Anders Nilsson (9-11-2) has been the top option in goal for Ottawa this season. If it decides to give him a rest, however, the team could go with Craig Anderson (6-15-1 record, .897 save percentage, 3.27 goals against average).
Over on the other bench, Detroit is 11-33 straight up (SU) and has lost 15.1 units for moneyline bettors this year. Through 44 regular season matches, 21 of its games have gone over the total, while 18 have gone under and just five have pushed. It’s 7-15 SU at home this year.
The Red Wings have converted on just 15.2 percent of their power play opportunities this year, a mark that’s ranked 28th in the NHL. On the other hand, its penalty kill is ranked 29th overall, and it’s successfully killed off 74.1 percent of all opponent power plays.
Jonathan Bernier (25.9 saves per game) has been the primary selection in goal for the Red Wings. Bernier has nine wins, 18 losses, and two OT losses to his credit and has registered a poor .903 save percentage and 3.04 goals against average this year.
Ottawa Senators at Detroit Red Wings Betting Predictions
NHL Tip: SU Winner – Red Wings, O/U – Over
- The under has hit in four of Detroit’s last five outings.
- Over Ottawa’s last ten games, six of them have been decided by two or more goals (the team is 1-5 in those games).
- Ottawa skaters have dished out the league’s fifth-most hits per game (27.5).