Blue Jackets vs. Senators - 2/13/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Ottawa Senators (25-25-6) at Columbus Blue Jackets (22-28-6)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Nationwide Arena)
The Line: Columbus Blue Jackets -111 / Ottawa Senators +101 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
The Ottawa Senators and Columbus Blue Jackets meet Saturday at the Nationwide Arena.
The Ottawa Senators could use a nice win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Ottawa Senators are averaging 2.8 goals per game and are scoring on 18.3 percent of their power plays. Mike Hoffman leads Ottawa with 24 goals, Bobby Ryan has 26 assists and Mark Stone has 107 shots on goal. Defensively, the Ottawa Senators are allowing 3.1 goals per game and are killing 73.8 percent of their power play chances. Craig Anderson has allowed 120 goals on 1,400 shots faced and Andrew Hammond has given up 39 goals on 385 shots. Anderson has allowed four goals in his last three games.
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The Columbus Blue Jackets look for another win after winning five of their last seven games. The Columbus Blue Jackets are averaging 2.5 goals per game and are scoring on 17.8 percent of their power plays. Brandon Saad leads Columbus with 20 goals, Brandon Dubinsky has 20 assists and Scott Hartnell has 105 shots on goal. Defensively, the Columbus Blue Jackets are allowing 3.1 goals per game and are killing 80 percent of their power play chances. Sergei Bobrovsky has allowed 67 goals on 753 shots faced and Joonas Korpisalo has given up 42 goals on 531 shots. Bobrovsky has allowed eight goals in his last three games.
The Senators are 3-12 in their last 15 road games and 4-1 in their last 5 Saturday games. The Blue Jackets are 3-10 in their last 13 vs. Atlantic and 5-2 in their last 7 overall. The Senators are 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Columbus and 5-1 in the last 6 meetings overall.
The Blue Jackets are rolling right now while the Senators have been in a ugly funk as of late, which includes losing three of their last 15 road games. Columbus at home for the low line should be the pick here.