Ottawa Senators at Detroit Red Wings
|Date & Time||Friday January 10, 2020, 7:30 PM (EST)|
Little Caesars Arena
DET -125, O/U 6
The Ottawa Senators head to Detroit, MI on Friday for a game against the Red Wings in a matchup of the two teams at the bottom of the Atlantic Division. In their last game the Senators were defeated by the Washington Capitals by the score of 6-1. The Senators received their lone goal at 5:40 of the 1st period from Artem Anisimov with an assist from Rudolfs Balcers. Both of the Senators goalies saw action in the game as Craig Anderson allowed 5 goals on 30 shots, while Marcus Hogberg allowed 1 goals on 11 shots.
With the loss against Washington, Ottawa is 16-22-5, for a total of 37 points which puts them in 7th place in the Atlantic Division. Ottawa has been led in points and goals by Anthony Duclair, who has 32 points and 21 goals on the season. Thomas Chabot leads the Senators in assists with 21, with 7 coming while on the power play. Goalie Marcus Hogberg has a record of 1-2-2 and currently has a goals against average of 3.42. Craig Anderson has a record of 6-11-1 with a goals against average of 3.27. Ottawa comes into Friday’s game 5 players listed on their injury report as Dylan DeMelo and Ron Hainsey are on injured reserve, Anthony Duclair is day to day, while Nikita Zaitsev and Nick Paul are listed as out.
The Detroit Red Wings welcome the Ottawa Senators to town on Friday after winning their last game against the Montreal Canadiens by the score of 4-3. The Red Wings received goals from Filip Zadina, Robby Fabbri and 2 goals from Frans Nielsen on their way to the win. Detroit goalie Jonathan Bernier recorded the win in net for Detroit as he made saves on 23 of 26 Detroit shots on the night.
On the year the Red Wings are 11-30-3 and are in 8th place in the Atlantic Division. The Red Wings are led in points and goals by Tyler Bertuzzi who has 32 points this season to go along with 15 goals, including 2 while on the power play. The Red Wings are led in assists by Dylan Larkin who has tallied 18 on the year with 4 coming while on the power play. Detroit goalie Jonathan Bernier is 9-12-2 with 1 shutout and a 3.04 goals against average this season. Jimmy Howard is 2-14-1 with a goals against average of 4.04 so far this year. Detroit enters Friday’s game with 3 players listed on their injury report as Trevor Daley and Frans Nielsen are listed as day to day while Andreas Athanasiou is out.
The Ottawa Senators have scored an average of 2.74 goals per game this season while allowing 3.42 goals per game. The Detroit Red Wings have scored an average of 2.18 goals per game on the year while allowing 3.80 goals per game. In their last 5 games, the Senators are 0-5 while the Red Wings are 3-2. This will be the third meeting of the season between these two teams as the Senators have won both games so far by the scores of 4-3 and 5-2. The total has gone over in 5 of Ottawa's last 5 games. The total has gone under in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games. The total has gone under in 8 of Detroit's last 11 games against Ottawa. Detroit is 6-2 in their last 8 games when playing at home against Ottawa. I will be going with the Red Wings in this one. Detroit wins 3-2.