Ottawa Senators (4-8) vs. New Jersey Devils (10-3)
November 10, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: New Jersey Devils -172 / Ottawa Senators +142; Over/Under: +5.5
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The Ottawa Senators and New Jersey Devils meet Thursday in NHL action at the Prudential Center. The Ottawa Senators look to snap a 6-game losing streak. The New Jersey Devils look to build on their 7-game winning streak.
The Ottawa Senators are averaging 3.5 goals per game and are scoring on 20.9 percent of their power play opportunities. Claude Giroux leads Ottawa with 7 goals, Brady Tkachuk has 10 assists and Alex DeBrincat has 52 shots on goal. Defensively, the Ottawa Senators are allowing 3.67 goals per game and are killing 78.7 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Anton Forsberg has allowed 30 goals on 295 shots faced and Cam Talbot has given up 7 goals on 68 shots.
The New Jersey Devils are averaging 3.62 goals per game and are scoring on 20 percent of their power play opportunities. Nico Hischier leads New Jersey with 6 goals, Jesper Bratt has 13 assists and Jack Hughes has 54 shots on goal. Defensively, the New Jersey Devils are allowing 2.54 goals per game and are killing 83.3 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Vitek Vanecek has allowed 15 goals on 177 shots faced, and Mackenzie Blackwood has allowed 17 goals on 142 shots.
The Senators are 53-131 in their last 184 road games and 0-6 in their last 6 overall. The Devils are 5-1 in their last 6 home games and 10-1 in their last 11 overall. The over is 4-1 in Senators last 5 overall. The over is 3-1-1 in Devils last 5 overall. The under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in New Jersey.
These are two teams heading in completely different directions, as the Ottawa Senators have lost 6 straight games with a defense that can’t get stops. The New Jersey Devils are playing their best hockey in years, and their offensive firepower has been impressive. The Senators have been fade material over the years. Give me the Devils and the PL for max betting value. Getting behind the Senators isn’t an option.