Planning on watching today’s Ducks and Senators game? Catch the action at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON, as the Senators hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this game is set at 6.5 goals, and the Senators are favored by -1.5 vs. the Ducks in a non-conference matchup.

ANAHEIM DUCKS VS OTTAWA SENATORS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Ottawa Senators -1.5

This game will be played at Canadian Tire Centre at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 15th.

WHY BET THE OTTAWA SENATORS:

  • Our prediction for this game is that the Senators will come out on top with a projected score of 4-2.
  • Take the Senators on the moneyline
  • The Senators should also cover at -1.5

Will Anaheim Find a Way to Win on the Road?

Heading into today’s game, the Ducks are 18-32-2 and sit in 7th place in the Pacific Division. In the Western Conference, they are in 14th place. On the road, Anaheim is 10-14-1 and has dropped their last two games as the underdog. On the season, the Ducks are 16-28-2 when listed as the underdog.

Over their last ten games, Anaheim has gone 4-6 and are 2-3 in their last five games. In their last three games, the Ducks have gone 1-2. For the year, the Ducks have been the underdog in 46 of their 52 games.

On the season, the Ducks have dropped 22 games by multiple goals and have an average scoring differential of -0.9 goals per game. So far, their puck line record is 27-25, and they have gone 4-6 against the puck line in their last ten games.

As the underdog, Anaheim has a puck line record of 26-20, and their average scoring differential in those games is -1 goal per contest. In their last three games, the Ducks have gone 0-3 vs. the puck line, and their puck line record on the road this year is 14-11.

Games involving Anaheim have an average of 6 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.3. In terms of their over/under performance, the Ducks come in with a record of 23-26-3.

Anaheim has a 1-2 record in their last three road games. In this stretch, they averaged 2 goals per game while allowing 3. The team also performed well vs the puck line at 2-1.

On the offensive side, the Ducks are scoring an 2.5 goals per game this season, ranking 29th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 28th in the league. So far this year, the Ducks are 4-13 in games they have had more shots on goal than their opponent. They are 13-16 in games with fewer shots on goal.

Anaheim’s leading goal scorer is Frank Vatrano. So far this season, he has 22 goals, placing him 32nd in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Vatrano has 16 assists this season.

Ottawa defense takes on the Ducks ranked 28th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 30.5 shots per game against Ottawa. They also are 28th in shutouts, with 1 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Ottawa, goalie John Gibson has started 32 games in this season. His current record is 10-19, and his save percentage stands at 0.846%.

Will Ottawa Live Up to Expectations at Home?

At home this season, Ottawa has gone 15-12-2, and they have won three straight games at home. In the Eastern Conference, the Senators are in 15th place with 46 points, and they have gone 17-14 against other Eastern Conference teams. Over their last ten games, Ottawa has gone 7-3.

Overall, Ottawa has gone 22-25-2 this season, and they have won four straight games. As the favorite, the Senators have gone 13-9-0 this season, and they have won their last two games when favored.

On the season, Ottawa has an average scoring margin of -.1 goals per game, and they have 20 losses by multiple goals. So far, the Senators have gone 23-26 against the puck line, including a mark of 14-15 at home. In their last ten games at home, Ottawa has gone 6-4 vs. the puck line.

As the favorite, the Senators have gone 9-13 against the puck line, and their average scoring margin when favored is +.6 goals per game. Ottawa comes in with a puck line winning streak of three games and has gone 8-2 vs. the puck line in their last ten games overall.

This season, Ottawa’s games have an average of 7 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.6. The Senators come in with an over/under performance of 28-18-3.

When looking at their past three road matchups, Anaheim has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 2 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.

Offensively, the Senators come into the game at 3.4 goals per contest placing 14th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 17th position in the league. The Senators went 13-15 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 8-10.

Ottawa’s current leading scorer is Brady Tkachuk. This season, he has 25 goals, which puts him 16th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Tkachuk has 19 assists this season.

Defensively, the Senators come into the season ranked 28th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 30.5 shots per game against Ottawa. For the season, they are ranked 28th in shutouts, coming in with 1 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Anaheim, goalie Joonas Korpisalo has started 30 games in this season. His current record is 13-16, and his save percentage stands at 0.875%.