New Jersey Devils vs Ottawa Senators Prediction, 2/7/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New Jersey Devils vs Ottawa Senators
Date: Monday, February 7, 2022
Location: Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Devils (+106) Senators (-129)
The New Jersey Devils (15-25-5) are en route to Canadian Tire Centre on Monday where they will play the Ottawa Senators (14-22-4). The moneyline on this contest has New Jersey at +106 while Ottawa is priced at -129. The over/under comes in at 6.
The New Jersey Devils will look to clean up some issues after taking a 7-1 loss against the Maple Leafs in their last game. New Jersey garnered 6 minutes in the box in this game. The Devils didn't have their best offensive outing in this defeat. Additionally, they had 3 power play chances but weren't able to convert one of them into a goal. For the matchup, they converted 1 out of the 32 shots they tried.
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New Jersey Devils opponents have earned 122 power play opportunities (26th in the NHL) and have scored 22 goals in those chances. The Devils have had 1,380 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .885. New Jersey has attempted 1,423 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 8.8%. When playing at even strength, the Devils have surrendered 137 goals while notching 105 of their own. New Jersey steps onto the ice with 123 power play chances and they have notched 20 goals during those advantages, earning them a rate of 16.26%. For the year, they have recorded 35 points and their points percentage sits at .389. When it comes to scoring goals, the New Jersey Devils have tallied 125 goals (22nd in the league) so far this season and have allowed 159.
The man in goal for this game is Jon Gillies. Opponents have notched 58 goals against Gillies in his career and his goals against average per contest is 3.01. Gillies has been involved in 21 games throughout his NHL career. He has a save percentage of .899 during his 1,157 mins guarding the cage. He has compiled an overall mark of 5-11-2 and he has started in 18 games. Over the course of his career, Gillies is sitting with 10 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .556. Gillies has seen 573 shot attempts taken against him and has gathered 515 total saves.
When they were on the ice last, Ottawa squared up with the Islanders in a game where the Senators ended up taking the loss by a mark of 4-1. The Senators scored 1 goal of the 27 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 1 chance on the power play in this game but weren't able to notch a goal.
On the campaign, the Ottawa Senators are sitting with 109 goals, 32 points, as well as a points percentage of .400. They have permitted 135 goals to be scored by of a combination of 111 goals at even strength and 24 goals while they were shorthanded. The Senators have tallied 86 goals at even strength and 23 goals (22nd in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have earned 125 power play opportunities and they have earned a power play rate of 18.40%. Ottawa has tried 1,219 shots (30th in the NHL) and has a shooting percentage of 8.94%, while allowing their opponents 1,333 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 80.65% on their opponents 124 power play chances, and their save percentage currently comes in at 89.9%.
On the other side of the ice you are likely to see Anton Forsberg patrolling the crease. Forsberg has accrued a career mark of 22-37-6 and has participated in 74 contests. Forsberg's percentage of quality starts comes out to 46.3% and he has accumulated 31 quality starts in his pro career. He has tallied 1,854 stops out of 2,051 shots taken against him, giving him a save percentage of .904. Opponents are averaging 3.17 goals per game and he has surrendered 197 goals overall. He has made the start in 67 games and his ice time sits at 3,734 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Ottawa (-129)
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