nhl Preview< BACK

Ottawa Senators vs. Boston Bruins

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Tuesday when the Ottawa Senators and the Boston Bruins meet at TD Garden.

Oddsmakers opened the Bruins as -244-moneyline favorites versus the Senators, while the game's total opened at 6.5.

The Bruins were a 7-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Sabres. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -170 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Ottawa, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Penguins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Senators at +153 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Team record: 34-31-5 SU
Ottawa is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
Ottawa is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Ottawa's last 13 games

Team record: 53-11-5 SU
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Boston is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Ottawa home to Tampa Bay Thursday, March 23
Boston home to Montreal Thursday, March 23