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St. Louis Blues vs Ottawa Senators Prediction & Betting Tips 12/14/2023

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St. Louis Blues vs Ottawa Senators 12/14/2023
  • Take the Blues on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Senators (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

St. Louis Blues vs Ottawa Senators Preview

The Senators and Blues are set to face off at 8:00 ET on BSMW. The Blues will host the game at Enterprise Center in St. Louis, MO.

The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 6.5 goals, with the Blues being the favored team playing at home against the Senators. Check out BetCoco for St. Louis Blues – Ottawa Senators odds

St. Louis Blues vs Ottawa Senators Head-to-Head and Key Stats

When looking back on the last three head-to-head matchups between St. Louis and Ottawa, the Senators hold the edge with a record of 2-1. Not only does the team have the better record, but they have won in convincing fashion, posting an average scoring differential of 3 points.

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Senators offense has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing an average of 3. Ottawa posted an overall record of 3-7 while going 6-4 ATS.
  • Through their last three home contests, the Blues offense has averaged 1 goals per game while allowing an average of 3. St. Louis posted an overall record of 1-2 while going 1-2 ATS.
  • As the betting underdog, the Blues have an puck line mark of just 5-5 in their last ten games. St. Louis posted a straight up mark of 5-5 in these matchups.
  • The last ten games that Ottawa was favored, they have an puck line mark of 3-7 while going 4-6 straight up.

St. Louis Blues vs Ottawa Senators Prediction

Coming into their game vs. St. Louis, the Senators are 11-12-0. They are 6-6-0 when favored and 5-6-0 as the underdog. On the road, they have gone 3-3-0 this season and are 8-9-0 at home.

The Senators come into the game scoring an average of 3.4 goals per game, putting them 26th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 29th in the league. Looking at how the Senators’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 20th in power play goals and 28th in shorthanded goals.

Goalie Anton Forsberg comes into the game having made nine starts this season. So far, his record is 5-5 and he has a save percentage of 88.5%.

The Blues are set to face Ottawa with a 13-14-1 record. Their track record as favorites is 4-6-0, while they maintain 9-8-1 when considered underdogs. On the road, they have gone 6-9-1 this season and are 7-5-0 at home.

The Blues come into the game scoring an average of 2.8 goals per game, putting them 25th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 17th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Blues offense is 31st in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 1st in the NHL.

Goalie Jordan Binnington comes into the game having made 19 starts this season. So far, his record is 8-9 and he has a save percentage of 90.7%.

With a 1.5-goal advantage on the spread, our projections favor the Blues to secure a 4-3 victory.

St. Louis Blues vs Ottawa Senators Betting Tips

  • Take the Blues on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Senators (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

St. Louis Blues Injury Report

  • Anton Malmstrom – Undisclosed – Out

Ottawa Senators Injury Report

  • Thomas Chabot – Lower Body – Out
  • Mark Kastelic – Ankle – Out
  • Shane Pinto – Suspension – Out

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