Anaheim Ducks vs Ottawa Senators NHL Betting Prediction

NHL Anaheim Ducks vs Ottawa Senators Prediction 2/15/2024

The Anaheim Ducks (18-32-2) travel to face off against the Ottawa Senators (22-25-2) on Thursday, February 15th. This game will be played at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa and televised on ESPN+. The Senators are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Ducks are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Canadiens. Puck drop is set for 7:00 ET.

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The Anaheim Ducks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

On the season, the Ducks have gone 18-32-2, putting them in 7th place in the Pacific Division and 14th in the Western Conference. Over their last ten games, Anaheim has gone 4-6, and they have lost two straight games as the underdog.

In games against other Western Conference teams, the Ducks are 9-19, and they have gone 16-28-2 when listed as the underdog. On the road, Anaheim has gone 10-14-1 this season, and they have lost two straight games as the underdog.

When looking at the Ducks’ puck line record, they have gone 27-25 on the year and 14-11 on the road. In their last ten games, their puck line mark is 4-6.

So far, Anaheim has lost 22 games by multiple goals and 12 games by just one goal. Their puck line record as the underdog is at 26-20, and they have gone 2-3 against the puck line in their last five games.

Following a 5-0 loss on the road to the Canadiens, the Ducks are eager to bounce back. Anaheim’s offense struggled vs. the Canadiens, failing to come up with a goal in the game. The Ducks’ offense finished with 11 giveaways and attempted 13 shots on goal during the game.

Anaheim entered as the underdog and suffered both a straight-up loss and did not cover the puck line. Combining for 5 goals, the game finished below the over/under line of 6.5.

The Ottawa Senators Are Coming Off A Win

At home this season, the Senators are 15-12-2, and they have won four straight games, including three straight at home. In the Eastern Conference standings, Ottawa is 15th, and they are 8th in the Atlantic Division. Against other teams from the East, the Senators have gone 17-14 this season.

Overall, Ottawa is 22-25-2, and they have won seven of their last ten games. As the favorite, the Senators have gone 13-9 this season, and they have won two straight games when favored. In their last three games, Ottawa is 3-0.

On the season, Ottawa has a puck line record of 23-26 and their average scoring margin sits at -.1 goals per game. So far, the Senators have 16 wins by multiple goals and have dropped 20 games by more than one goal.

Heading into this game, Ottawa has won three straight games vs. the puck line and their puck line record at home this year is 14-15. In their last ten games at home, the Senators have gone 6-4 vs. the puck line.

The Senators recently hosted the Blue Jackets and emerged victorious with a 6-3 win. In every single period, the Senators’ offense scored a goal against the Blue Jackets. Two of Ottawa’s six goals came while in power play, while they scored one time when shorthanded. They finished the game with 30 shots on goal.

Ottawa secured a win against the puck line, entering the game as the favorites with a -1.5 goal advantage. With a combined total of 9 goals, the teams exceeded the over/under line of 7 goals set for the game.

Anaheim Offense Breakdown

When looking at their offense, the Ducks have an average of 2.5 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 29th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 28th in the league. Anaheim’s offense is currently ranked 21st in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 12th in the league.

This season, the Ducks’ have an over/under record of 23-26-3. Throughout the season, they have played 29 games that did not exceed the 6.5 over/under line. On average, their games are averaging 6 goals per game.

Senators Offense Breakdown

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When looking at their offense, the Senators have an average of 3.4 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 14th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 17th in the league. Looking at how the Senators’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 22nd in power play goals and 17th in shorthanded goals.

This season, the Senators have an over/under record of 28-18-3. Throughout the season, they have played 31 games that went over the 6.5 over/under line. The average number of goals in their games is 7 per game.

Anaheim Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Ducks’ defense is 28th in takeaways at 5.9 takeaways per contest. Overall, they are giving up 3.2 goals per game which is 6th in the NHL.

Ottawa Team Defense

The Senators defense is currently 28th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 30.5 shots per game against Ottawa. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 28th with 1 shutouts.

Ducks vs Senators Trends

  • 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.
  • When looking at their past ten home matchups, Ottawa has an puck line record of 6-4 while averaging 4 per game. The team went 6-4 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the underdog, the Senators have a straight up record of 3-7. But, their mark vs the puck line was just 5-5.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Ducks have gone 3-7 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 6-4.

Ducks vs Senators Prediction

If you’re searching for a moneyline bet in this matchup, our analysis favors the Senators as the likely winner. Nevertheless, considering the current odds at -202, I’d suggest exploring the puc line bet, as our projections indicate the Senators winning by more than a single goal.

When making a puck line pick, we’re backing the Senators to win and cover. Watch for the Senators to win this game by multiple goals over the Ducks.

When considering the over/under line, which is currently at 6.5 goals, we believe that this game will remain below that figure, and we recommend wagering on the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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