Canucks vs. Senators - 2/25/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Ottawa Senators (29-26-6) at Vancouver Canucks (23-24-12)
NHL Hockey: Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Rogers Arena)
The Line: Vancouver Canucks -115 / Ottawa Senators +104 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: RDS, RSNP
The Ottawa Senators and Vancouver Canucks square off Thursday at the Rogers Arena.
The Ottawa Senators look to keep rolling after winning six of their last nine games. The Ottawa Senators are averaging 2.8 goals per game and are scoring on 18.1 percent of their power plays. Mike Hoffman leads Ottawa with 24 goals, Bobby Ryan has 26 assists and Mark Stone has 116 shots on goal. Defensively, the Ottawa Senators are allowing three goals per game and are killing 74.7 percent of their power play chances. Craig Anderson has allowed 129 goals on 1,573 shots faced and Andrew Hammond has given up 39 goals on 385 shots. Anderson has allowed five goals in his last three games.
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The Vancouver Canucks need a win after losing eight of their last 12 games. The Vancouver Canucks are averaging 2.3 goals per game and are scoring on 17.3 percent of their power plays. Daniel Sedin leads Vancouver with 22 goals, Henrik Sedin has 36 assists and Radim Vrbata has 183 shots on goal. Defensively, the Vancouver Canucks are allowing 2.8 goals per game and are killing 81.3 percent of their power play chances. Ryan Miller has allowed 101 goals on 1,216 shots faced and Jacob Markstrom has given up 51 goals on 615 shots. Miller has allowed eight goals in his last three games.
The Senators are 1-4 in their last 5 road games and 19-7 in their last 26 vs. Pacific. The Canucks are 3-7 in their last 10 vs. a team with a losing record and 1-6 in their last 7 home games. The Senators are 1-6 in the last 7 meetings in Vancouver and 4-11 in the last 15 meetings overall.
The Senators are on a little streak here and are running into a Canucks team that for whatever reason can't win on their home ice. Have to like the road team and the plus money with the way their playing.