Ottawa Senators vs. Minnesota Wild - 11/13/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Wild (7-5-1) at Ottawa Senators (9-5-0)
NHL Hockey: Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 5:00 pm (Canadian Tire Centre)
The Line: Ottawa Senators -122 / Minnesota Wild -101 --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN, TVA
The Minnesota Wild and Ottawa Senators meet Sunday afternoon in a NHL matchup at the Canadian Tire Centre.
The Minnesota Wild look for some sort of consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Wild are averaging 3.1 goals per game and are scoring on 16.2 percent of their power play opportunities. Eric Staal leads Minnesota with five goals, Charlie Coyle has five assists and Ryan Suter has 30 shots on goal. Defensively, the Minnesota Wild are allowing two goals per game and are killing 88.6 percent of their opponents power plays. Devan Dubnyk has given up 15 goals on 304 shots faced and Darcy Kuemper has allowed eight goals on 62 shots. The Minnesota Wild have allowed two or less goals in six of their last seven games.
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The Ottawa Senators hope to remain hot after winning five of their last seven games. The Senators are averaging 2.3 goals per game and are scoring on 10.3 percent of their power play opportunities. Kyle Turris leads Ottawa with six goals, Ryan Dzingel has four assists and Erik Karlsson has 34 shots on goal. Defensively, the Ottawa Senators are allowing 2.4 goals per game and are killing 85.4 percent of their opponents power plays. Craig Anderson has given up 22 goals on 319 shots faced and Andrew Hammond has allowed six goals on 29 shots. The Ottawa Senators have allowed two or less goals in six of their last seven games.
The Wild are 1-4 in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 1-4 in their last 5 Sunday games. The Senators are 4-1 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 3-10 in their last 13 Sunday games. The Wild are 1-5 in the last 6 meetings in Ottawa and 2-10 in the last 12 meetings overall.
The Ottawa Senators are playing some of their best hockey of the young season and are catch the Minnesota Wild on the end of a back to back. Ottawa has gotten the best of Minnesota over the years and you have to like its chances to keep that trend going on its home ice. I'll take the Senators and the reasonable price.