Saturday, April 9, 2016
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The Ottawa Senators travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Saturday, April 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Senators at +197 and the Bruins at -220. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Ottawa comes into this matchup having played 81 games. They have an overall record of 37-35-9 and on the road they have a record of 16-21-3. Currently they are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 230 goals and given up 246 goals for a point differential of -16. The Senators have 9 overtime losses including 6 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-5-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 35-44 and an over/under record of 38-40-3. Boston shows up with a record of 42-30-9 including 17-17-6 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 239 goals and surrendered 224 for a goal differential of +15. The Bruins have 9 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 41-39 while their over/under record sits at 35-36-10.
Erik Karlsson has accumulated 81 total points this season for the Senators. He has 16 goals this season with 247 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 65 assists on the season and averages 29 minutes played per game. Bobby Ryan has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 22 goals on 181 shots. He has 34 assists giving him a total of 56 points on the season. Craig Anderson has 31 wins and 23 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 1,915 shots against him and has given up 161 goals. He has made 1,754 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 68 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 32 goals this season with 278 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Loui Eriksson has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 30 goals on 180 shots. He has 33 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 31 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,854 shots against him and has given up 157 goals. He has made 1,697 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Senators have 83 total points this season. They have scored 224 goals while giving up 240 goals. They have had 239 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Senators have allowed 249 power play opportunities and given up 61 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.79% for the season to this point. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Bruins have a total of 93 points on the season. They have 48 power play goals on 230 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 270 power play opportunities and have given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Senators have a total of 235 goals scored while they've given up 222 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.11%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Ottawa has a Corsi percentage of 47.6% as they've attempted 4,345 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,791 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.1% as they have 3,210 attempts while they've given up 3,610 shots on the defensive end. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 50.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.4% for the season. They have 2,490 face off wins compared to 2,426 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.7%. On defense Ottawa has 2,232 hits and they've blocked 1,181 shots from the opposition.
Boston has attempted 4,593 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,668 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50% as they have 3,492 shots while they've given up 3,487 attempts on defense. The Bruins have an offensive zone percentage of 50.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.3% as they've compiled 2,554 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,519 face off losses. On defense Boston has blocked 1,181 shot attempts and they have 2,140 hits as a unit.
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 35-44 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 38-40-3 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 41-39 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 35-36-10 against the over/under
Ottawa Senators Injuries
10/28/15 D Mikael Wikstrand Suspension out indefinitely
10/08/15 D Chris Phillips Back out for season
04/07/16 D Marc Methot Flu "?" Saturday vs Boston
04/07/16 RW Mark Stone Chest "?" Saturday vs Boston
03/28/16 LW Clarke MacArthur Concussion out for season
03/28/16 D Dion Phaneuf Foot out for season
03/22/16 D Patrick Wiercioch Upper Body out indefinitely
03/04/16 D Mark Borowiecki Knee out for season
02/29/16 C Kyle Turris Ankle out for season
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg out indefinitely
04/07/16 RW Brett Connolly Lower Body "?" Saturday vs Ottawa
04/07/16 D Dennis Seidenberg Lower Body "?" Saturday vs Ottawa
04/07/16 RW Jimmy Hayes Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs Ottawa
02/08/16 GO Malcolm Subban Throat out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Boston
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