Edmonton Oilers at Ottawa Senators - 2/8/21 NHL Picks and Prediction
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Ottawa Senators (2-9-1) vs Edmonton Oilers (6-7)
Game Info: Monday, February 8, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Canadian Tire Centre)
Betting Odds: Ottawa Senators +160 / Edmonton Oilers -200 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Edmonton Oilers and Ottawa Senators meet Monday in NHL action at the Canadian Tire Centre.
The Edmonton Oilers look for a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Edmonton Oilers are averaging 3.5 goals per game and are scoring on 27.3 percent of their power play opportunities. Connor McDavid leads Edmonton with nine goals, Leon Draisaitl has 16 assists and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has 44 shots on goal. Defensively, the Edmonton Oilers are allowing 3.6 goals per game and are killing 73.2 percent of their opponents power plays. Mikko Koskinen has allowed 42 goals on 378 shots faced and Stuart Skinner has allowed five goals on 38 shots.
The Ottawa Senators need a win after losing 10 of their last 11 games. The Ottawa Senators are averaging 2.5 goals per game and are scoring on 14.6 percent of their power play opportunities. Tim Stutzle leads Ottawa with four goals, Nikita Zaitsev has five assists and Brady Tkachuk has 51 shots on goal. Defensively, the Ottawa Senators are allowing 4.5 goals per game and are killing 72.7 percent of their opponents power plays. Matt Murray has allowed 32 goals on 256 shots faced and Marcus Hogberg has allowed 19 goals on 122 shots.
The Senators are 0-4 in their last 4 home games and 16-44 in their last 60 overall. The Oilers are 2-6 in their last 8 road games and 1-5 in their last 6 games as a road favorite. The over is 6-1-1 in Oilers last 8 overall. The under is 5-1 in Senators last 6 overall. The Oilers are 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in Ottawa. The road team is 15-5 in the last 20 meetings.
The Ottawa Senators provide zero betting value these days and it's to the point you just bet against them until they can show signs of promise. The Edmonton Oilers certainly have issues of their own, but they also have the offense to bury the Senators and have already beaten them twice in the last two weeks by a combined score of 12-7. I want nothing to do with the Senators right now. Give me the Oilers and the PL to shave down the expensive ML price.
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Randy’s Pick Edmonton Oilers -1.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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