Coyotes vs. Senators - 1/10/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Ottawa Senators (16-16-8) at Arizona Coyotes (16-20-4)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Gila River Arena)
The Line: Arizona Coyotes -115 / Ottawa Senators -105 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
The Ottawa Senators and Arizona Coyotes square off Saturday night at the Gila River Arena.
The Ottawa Senators have lost six of their last eight games and play their fourth road game of the month. The Senators are averaging 2.6 goals per game and have scored five goals in their last three games. The Ottawa Senators haven’t scored a power play goal in eight straight games and have won four of their last five games when scoring at least three goals overall. Mike Hoffman leads Ottawa with 13 goals, Erik Karlsson has 21 assists and Kyle Turris has 105 shots on goal. Defensively, the Senators are allowing 2.7 goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in seven of their last eight games. Craig Anderson has allowed 62 goals on 838 shots faced and Robin Lehner has given up 45 goals on 471 shots.
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The Arizona Coyotes have split their last four games and play their fourth straight home game. The Coyotes are averaging 2.3 goals per game and have scored 10 goals in their last three games. The Arizona Coyotes have six power play goals in their last three games and have won four straight games when scoring at least three goals overall. Mikkel Boedker and Oliver Ekman-Larsson have combined for 22 goals, Antoine Vermette has 17 assists and Shane Doan has 94 shots on goal. Defensively, the Coyotes are allowing 3.2 goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in four of their last eight games. Devan Dubnyk has allowed 44 goals on 536 shots faced and Mike Smith has given up 84 goals on 740 shots.
The Senators are 1-4 in their last 5 road games and 4-9 in their last 13 games playing on 1 days rest. The Coyotes are 5-1 in their last 6 home games and 2-5 in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest. The Senators are 10-4 in the last 14 meetings.
I think it's no arguing that the Ottawa Senators are the better team and hae beaten Arizona in 10 of the last 14 meetings. No reason to take the Coyotes and the higher chalk here. Give me Ottawa on the road for the better value.