Vancouver Canucks at Ottawa Senators 12/7/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 12/6/2014
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 7:00 PM ET
Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa
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The high-scoring offense of the Vancouver Canucks will be playing in their fourth straight road game when they visit the Ottawa Senators on Sunday night. Both teams are currently in the top half of the league in power play percentage.
These two teams have already played each other this season, with the Canucks coming away with a 4-3 overtime win over the Senators in early November. The Canucks played a solid all-around game in that one and finished with a 37-24 shooting advantage. Vancouver left wing Alex Burrows earned the first star in the game by scoring on of the Canucks' goals, and Kyle Turris was Ottawa's top player by scoring one goal and assisting on another.
Canucks left wing Daniel Sedin has six goals and 11 assists in his 19 career games against the Senators, while brother Henrik Sedin has racked up four goals and 15 assists in his 18 games against them. Goaltender Ryan Miller has a 17-19-4 record against Ottawa in his career with a 2.61 GAA and a .920 save percentage.
Senators netminder Craig Anderson has faced the Canucks 18 times in his career, going just 4-11-2 against them with an .844 save percentage and a 3.47 GAA. Defenseman Erik Karlsson has just one point in his nine games against Vancouver, while left wing Bobby Ryan has been able to notch 11 goals and 12 assists in 22 games against them.
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
Vancouver Canucks are 18-8-0 Against the Spread
Vancouver Canucks are 13-10-0 against the Over/Under
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
Ottawa Senators are 10-15-0 Against the Spread
Ottawa Senators are 9-13-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/28/14 RW Zach Kassian Finger expected to miss 2-3 weeks
11/22/14 D Dan Hamhuis Leg out indefinitely
11/03/14 LW Tom Sestito Leg out indefinitely
12/06/14 RW Mark Stone Foot doubtful Sunday vs. Vancouver
12/05/14 D Patrick Wiercioch Muscle Pull out indefinitely
12/05/14 GO Robin Lehner Undisclosed out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Vancouver
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