Ottawa Senators (10-18-2) vs. Edmonton Oilers (18-14-2)
January 15, 2022 10:00 pm EDT
The Line: Edmonton Oilers -234 / Ottawa Senators +194; Over/Under: +6
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The Ottawa Senators and Edmonton Oilers meet Saturday in NHL action at the Rogers Place. The Ottawa Senators look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Edmonton Oilers look to snap a five-game losing streak.
The Ottawa Senators are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 19.1 percent of their power play opportunities. Josh Norris leads Ottawa with 14 goals, Drake Batherson has 19 assists and Brady Tkachuck has 86 shots on goal. Defensively, the Ottawa Senators are allowing 3.7 goals per game and are killing 78.1 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Anton Forsberg has allowed 36 goals on 391 shots faced, and Filip Gustavsson has allowed 40 goals on 373 shots.
The Edmonton Oilers are averaging 3.3 goals per game and are scoring on 30.2 percent of their power play opportunities. Leon Draisaitl leads Edmonton with 26 goals, Connor McDavid has 34 assists and Darnell Nurse has 96 shots on goal. Defensively, the Edmonton Oilers are allowing 3.3 goals per game and are killing 80.6 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Mikko Koskinen has allowed 61 goals on 610 shots faced, and Stuart Skinner has allowed 25 goals on 299 shots.
The Senators are 17-49 in their last 66 road games and 8-19 in their last 27 overall. The Oilers are 1-5 in their last 6 home games and 0-5 in their last 5 overall. The under is 5-2 in Senators last 7 road games. The under is 3-1-1 in Oilers last 5 overall. The Senators are 0-5 in the last 5 meetings in Edmonton and 0-9 in the last 9 meetings.
The Ottawa Senators are automatic fade material, as they’re not winning games, they’re worse on the road, and they’ve had zero recent success against the Oilers. The Edmonton Oilers are riding a losing streak, but this matchup is just what the doctor ordered. There’s nothing the Senators can do here based on their form and history. Give me the Oilers and the PL for max betting value.