Thursday, April 6, 2017
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The Ottawa Senators travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Senators at +122 and the Bruins at -135.
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Ottawa comes into this matchup having played 79 games. They have an overall record of 42-27-10 and on the road they have a record of 21-16-2. Currently they are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 205 goals and given up 208 goals for a point differential of -3. The Senators have an overall record of 3-4-3 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 37-37 and an over/under record of 31-45-3. Boston shows up with a record of 44-30-6 including 23-16-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 232 goals and surrendered 207 for a goal differential of +25. The Bruins have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 42-36 while their over/under record sits at 37-35-8.
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Valuable Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
The Ottawa Senators are 37-37 straight up
The Ottawa Senators are 31-45-3 against the over/under
Important Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 42-36 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 37-35-8 against the over/under
Key Ottawa Senators Injuries
04/04/17 RW Bobby Ryan Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. Boston
04/03/17 D Cody Ceci Lower Body out indefinitely
04/03/17 C Zack Smith Upper Body out indefinitely
04/02/17 RW Chris Neil Finger out indefinitely
03/24/17 D Marc Methot Finger out indefinitely
Key Boston Bruins Injuries
04/04/17 C Frank Vatrano Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. Ottawa
04/04/17 RW Jimmy Hayes Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Ottawa
03/13/17 C Tim Schaller Lower Body out indefinitely
Erik Karlsson has accumulated 71 total points this season for the Senators. He has 17 goals this season with 218 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 54 assists on the season and averages 26.8 minutes played per game. Kyle Turris has averaged 19.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 27 goals on 179 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Mike Condon has 19 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Senators. He has had 1,102 shots against him and has given up 93 goals. He has made 1,009 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Brad Marchand has accumulated 85 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 39 goals this season with 226 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 46 assists on the season and averages 19.4 minutes played per game. David Pastrnak has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 34 goals on 257 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 70 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 37 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,576 shots against him and has given up 136 goals. He has made 1,440 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Senators have 94 total points this season. They have scored 205 goals while giving up 208 goals. They have had 245 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Senators have allowed 244 power play opportunities and given up 49 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.65% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bruins have a total of 94 points on the season. They have 52 power play goals on 241 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 259 power play opportunities and have given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Senators have a total of 232 goals scored while they've given up 207 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.69%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Ottawa has a Corsi percentage of 48.1% as they've attempted 4,377 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,727 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.8% as they have 3,244 attempts while they've given up 3,407 shots on the defensive end. The Senators start possessions in the offensive zone 52% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48% for the season. They have 2,467 face off wins compared to 2,369 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51%. On defense Ottawa has 2,052 hits and they've blocked 1,320 shots from the opposition.
Boston has attempted 4,875 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,086 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 55.2% as they have 3,715 shots while they've given up 3,018 attempts on defense. The Bruins have an offensive zone percentage of 53.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.1% as they've compiled 2,619 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,316 face off losses. On defense Boston has blocked 1,068 shot attempts and they have 1,727 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Senators/Bruins NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Boston -135
Guy's Pick: Take Boston -135
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