Edmonton Oilers vs. Ottawa Senators - 10/30/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Ottawa Senators (4-3-0) at Edmonton Oilers (7-1-0)
NHL Hockey: Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Rogers Place)
The Line: Edmonton Oilers -152 / Ottawa Senators +123 --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Ottawa Senators and Edmonton Oilers clash Sunday night in a NHL game at the Rogers Place.
The Ottawa Senators look for their second road victory after splitting their last six games overall. The Senators are averaging 3.1 goals per game and are scoring on 15.8 percent of their power play opportunities. Ryan Dzingel leads Ottawa with four goals, Erik Karlsson has five assists and Kyle Turris has 16 shots on goal. Defensively, the Ottawa Senators are allowing 3.6 goals per game and are killing 75 percent of their opponents power plays. Craig Anderson has given up 15 goals on 154 shots faced and Andrew Hammond has allowed six goals on 29 shots. The Ottawa Senators have allowed three or more goals in eight of their last 11 regular season games. Andrew Hammond is doubtful due to an injury.
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The Edmonton Oilers look to keep the puck rolling as they attempt to build on their five-game winning streak. The Oilers are averaging 3.6 goals per game and are scoring on 17.4 percent of their power play opportunities. Connor McDavid leads Edmonton with five goals, Milan Lucic has three assists and Jordan Eberle has 25 shots on goal. Defensively, the Edmonton Oilers are allowing 2.1 goals per game and are killing 88.9 percent of their opponents power plays. Cam Talbot has given up 17 goals on 259 shots faced and Jonas Gustavsson has allowed zero goals on one shot. The Edmonton Oilers have allowed a combined two goals in their last four games.
The Senators are 8-20 in their last 28 Sunday games and 4-1 in their last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Oilers are 5-2 in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference and 4-0 in their last 4 games following a win. The Senators are 7-1 in the last 8 meetings in Edmonton and 11-5 in the last 16 meetings overall.
While the price may not be great, it's tough to bet against the Oilers with the way they've been playing at the moment. Edmonton has a great combination of offense and defense going, and it's resulted in five straight victories. Sometimes you have to ride the hot hand, and that's what I'm doing here.