Planning on watching today’s Predators 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 Predators in a non-conference matchup.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS 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 Monday, January 29th.

WHY BET THE OTTAWA SENATORS:

  • With a 1.5-goal advantage on the spread, our projections favor the Senators to secure a 4-3 victory.
  • Take the Senators on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Predators (+1.5)

Can the Predators Lock in a Road Win?

As the Predators head into tonight’s game against the Senators, they find themselves in 9th place in the Western Conference with an overall record of 26-22-1. Within the Central Division, Nashville is in 5th place.

On the road this season, the Predators have gone 13-10-1. Over their last ten games, Nashville has gone 5-5, and they have won just two of their last five games. When playing as the underdog, the Predators have gone 16-14-1 this season.

On the season, Nashville has gone 26-23 against the puck line, including a road mark of 13-11. Overall, the team’s average scoring differential is -.1 goals per game.

So far, the Predators have been the underdog in 31 games and have gone 20-11 vs. the puck line in those contests. In their last ten road games, Nashville has a puck line record of 7-3.

Games involving Nashville have an average of 6.1 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.2. In terms of their over/under performance, the Predators come in with a record of 20-24-5.

Across their three previous road games, Nashville has an puck line mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-2 while averaging 2 goals per game.

The Predators come into the game scoring an average of 3 goals per game, putting them 18th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 14th in the league. This year, the Predators have recorded a 13-12 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 12-10 record.

Nashville’s current leading scorer is Filip Forsberg. This season, he has 23 goals, which puts him 18th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Forsberg has 27 assists this season.

Defensively, the Senators come into the season ranked 28th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 30.4 shots per game against Ottawa. For the season, they are ranked 27th in shutouts, coming in with 1 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Ottawa, goalie Juuse Saros has started 38 games in this season. His current record is 19-18, and his save percentage stands at 0.971%.

Will the Senators Find a Way to Win at Home?

At home this season, Ottawa has gone 12-12-2, and they have been favored in 20 of their 45 games. In the Eastern Conference, the Senators are in 16th place and 8th in the Atlantic Division. Over their last ten games, Ottawa has gone 4-6, and their overall record is 18-25-2.

So far this year, the Senators have gone 14-14 against other Eastern Conference teams, and they have been the underdog in 25 of their games. In their last five games, Ottawa has gone 2-3, and they are 7-16-2 as the underdog this season.

When favored, the Senators have a puck line record of 8-12 this season. So far, Ottawa has gone 12-14 against the puck line at home.

Overall, the Senators have 20 wins by multiple goals and 14 losses by multiple goals. In their last ten home games, Ottawa has gone 4-6 against the puck line.

This season, Ottawa’s games are averaging 7 goals per game. Their average over/under line is 6.6. The Senators currently have an over/under record of 25-17-3.

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

Offensively, the Senators come into the game at 3.3 goals per contest placing 14th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 17th position in the league. In terms of the Senators’ offense during power plays, they are 22nd in power play goals and 20th in shorthanded goals.

Ottawa’s leading goal scorer is Brady Tkachuk. So far this season, he has 20 goals, placing him 32nd in the NHL. Tkachuk also comes into the game with 18 assists.

Defensively, the Senators come into the season ranked 28th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 30.4 shots per game against Ottawa. For the season, they are ranked 27th in shutouts, coming in with 1 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. Nashville, goalie Mads Sogaard has started two games in this season. His current record is 1-1, and his save percentage stands at 0.223%.