Senators vs Bruins Prediction NHL Picks 3/19/24

Boston Bruins (40-14-15) vs Ottawa Senators (28-34-4)

Game Info: Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at 7:00 pm (TD Garden)

Betting Odds: Boston Bruins -220 / Ottawa Senators +185 --- Over/Under: 6.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article we will formulate an Ottawa Senators vs Boston Bruins betting prediction for this NHL game on Tuesday, March 19th at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

  • The Senators recent form and recent player performance 
  • The Bruins recent form and recent play performance
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Ottawa
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Boston
  • Recent betting trends in games played between Ottawa and Boston
  • A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for Today’s Game between Ottawa and Boston

Senators Preview

The Ottawa Senators are 28-34-4 this season after they lost to Carolina by a score of 7-2 in their last game. Ottawa tied the game at one in the first period, but they allowed six goals in the second and third period for the loss. The Senators were out shot by a total of 38-32 and went 0-2 on the power play in the game. Ottawa had won their previous three games against the Islanders, Blue Jackets, and Penguins. The Senators are scoring 3.15 goals per game and they are allowing 3.53 goals against per game, while going 16.7% on the power play and 73.5% on the penalty kill. Tim Stutzle has led Ottawa with 17 goals, 47 assists, and 175 shots on goal. The projected starting goalie for Ottawa is Joonas Korpisalo, who is 15-20-4 this season with a 3.31 goals against average and a .890 save percentage. 

Bruins Preview

The Boston Bruins are 40-14-15 this year after they defeated the Flyers by a score of 6-5 in their last game. Boston led 5-2 early in the third period, but nearly blew the lead late. The Bruins out shot Philadelphia by a total of 30-29 and went 1-2 on the power play in the game. Boston defeated Montreal by a score of 2-1 in the game prior to Philadelphia, but lost to St. Louis before that. The Bruins are scoring 3.30 goals per game and they are allowing 2.71 goals against per game, while going 23.4% on the power play and 82.1% on the penalty kill. David Pastrnak has led Boston with 41 goals, 55 assists, and 331 shots on goal. The projected starting goalie for Boston is Linus Ullmark, who is 18-7-7 this year with a 2.66 goals against average and a .913 save percentage. 

Boston Bruins Player Prop Facts

  • Jake DeBrusk has scored a goal in four of the Bruins' last five games against Eastern Conference opponents.
  • David Pastrnak has recorded at least one assist in 16 of the Bruins' last 18 games as favorites against Atlantic Division opponents.
  • Pavel Zacha has recorded at least one point in each of the Bruins' last seven games.
  • David Pastrnak ranks T2nd in the league for multi-point games (32) this season.

Ottawa Senators Player Prop Facts

  • Thomas Chabot has scored a goal in four of his last five appearances with the Senators as underdogs.
  • Claude Giroux has recorded at least one assist in each of his last six Tuesday night appearances against Eastern Conference opponents.
  • Tim Stuetzle has recorded at least one point in each of the Senators' last six games.
  • Parker Kelly has the most Shorthanded Goals for the Senators this season (2).

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Boston Bruins are one of five teams to rank in the top 10 for both goals scored and goals conceded per game this season.
  • The Boston Bruins rank 7th in the league for goals against per game this season (2.71).
  • The Ottawa Senators rank 30th in the league in penalty kill percentage this season (73.47%).
  • The Ottawa Senators rank 28th in the league for goals against per game this season (3.53).

Senators vs Bruins Betting Prediction

Boston comes into this game after winning four of their last five games and they continue to battle with Florida for first in the Atlantic. Ottawa has won three of their last four games, but they have scored two goals or fewer in six of their last ten games. Ottawa is only 10-19-2 on the road, while Boston is 22-8-6 at home. This is a game that Boston cannot afford to lose in the race for first and Ottawa is terrible on the road. Take the Bruins -1.5 in this matchup. 

David’s Pick Bruins -1.5

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