Boston Bruins vs Ottawa Senators NHL Betting Tips 11/27/2019
Game: Boston Bruins vs Ottawa Senators
Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Location: Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Bruins (-185) Senators (+166)
Canadian Tire Centre is the site where Anders Nilsson and the Ottawa Senators (11-12-1, 7th in the Atlantic Division) will take on the Boston Bruins (15-3-5, 1st in the Atlantic Division) on Wednesday. The Bruins open this game at -185 while the Senators are priced at +166. The over/under is set at 6. The Bruins are covering 65.2% of the time, having gone 15-8 SU. Ottawa is covering 45.8% of the time, going 11-13 straight up.
The Boston Bruins head into this game holding a record of 15 victories and 3 losses, which puts them at 1st in the Atlantic Division. During the year thus far, they have converted a total of 83 goals which is good for 3rd in the conference and 3rd in the NHL. Their goal differential is +27, which puts them at 1st in the NHL. The Bruins currently have a total of 35 pts, which is good for 2nd in the NHL and 2nd in the East. Regarding shots at the opposition, they currently have a total of 735 which is good for 11th in the Eastern Conference and 21st in the NHL. As a unit, Boston currently has a total of 394 hits which means they are averaging 17.1 per game. They currently have a total of 217 blocks for this year. The man protecting the goal for Boston is Tuukka Rask from Caledonia, Ontario. He is 32 years old and has racked up 910 mins protecting the net for the season. Kinkaid is giving up an average of 2.18 goals per game which has him ranked 2nd in the Eastern Conference and 4th among goalies in the NHL. For the season, he has allowed 33 goals. He's earned a save % of .928 which has him ranked 3rd in the Eastern Conference.
The Boston Bruins were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 5 - 4 win over the Minnesota Wild their last time out. The Bruins had a solid offensive outing and it was apparent in this win. For this matchup, they scored on 5 of the 39 shots they put on net. In addition, they had 3 power play opportunities and were able to notch 1 goal out of those tries. Boston earned 16 penalty minutes for this outing. The Corsi for the Bruins sat at 48 and the Corsi against was 28 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 63.2%. Their Fenwick was 33 while the Fenwick against sat at 24, telling us they have a rate of 57.9%. They earned 29 face-off wins and lost 22 attempts to control the puck. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 66.0% and they had a PDO at even strength of 104.9 for this one. Regarding their opponent, the Minnesota Wild tallied a total of 36 shots. They finished with 8 penalty minutes and they earned 7 power play chances.
The Senators will be the team across the ice and for the current year they have 11 wins and 12 defeats. in respect to goal differential, they are currently ranked 13th in the conference and 22nd in the NHL with -6. They currently have a total of 65 goals for this year which ranks them 13th in the conference. Ottawa has a save percentage as a team of .911 which has them sitting 8th in the NHL, which means they are a tough team to score against. They have a team shooting percentage of 9.1% which puts them at 12th in the conference. In goal for Ottawa is Anders Nilsson who is having a marginal campaign by surrendering 2.63 GAA and that places him 8th in the East and 17th in the NHL among goalies. In the 662 minutes he has been on the ice, he's allowed 29 goals. His save percentage is .928, which has him placed 2nd in the East and 5th in the NHL among goalies.
The Ottawa Senators faced the Columbus Blue Jackets in a matchup where the Senators ended up losing by a score of 1 - 0. For this game, Ottawa wound up with a 50.7% Corsi rating. They got to that percentage by earning a Corsi of 37 while their opponent earned a Corsi of 36. Their Fenwick percentage was 52.8% by earning a Fenwick of 28 and the Blue Jackets earning a 25 Fenwick. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Ottawa played and you could say that they have had better days on the ice. They had a PDO of 92.9 and they had an oZS percentage of 61.6%. The Senators notched 0 goals of the 25 shots on goal they attempted. They had 2 power play attempts in this outing but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. As for the opposition, the Blue Jackets had 3 power play chances but were not able to notch a goal. Ottawa allowed 19 shots on goal and the Blue Jackets ended up with 4 minutes in the box.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Boston (-185) and over the total goals
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