The Ottawa Senators have managed to pay out on the NHL betting lines in seven of their last eight games at home as they prepare to play host to the San Jose Sharks in hockey odds action at the online sportsbooks on Monday night.
Ottawa doubled up on San Jose in their first meeting of the season on February 28, beating the Sharks 4-2 as a road underdog on the NHL odds in that OVER result. The Senators have just two wins in their past nine games against the Sharks dating back to 2006, with the OVER/UNDER going 3-6.
The San Jose Sharks were listed as 131 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday at Bovada.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Ottawa Senators bring a 36-24-11 record to the battle against the 35-29-8 Sharks. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Ottawa go 30-32-9 so far and the Sharks go 32-34-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ottawa vs San Jose injuries news.
The Odds – VSB
NHL Power Rankings have the Ottawa Senators at No. 2 and the San Jose Sharks at No. 4 heading into this contest.
How San Jose Sharks vs Ottawa Senators Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Ottawa Senators No. 8-ranked offense (2.92 goals per game) against a San Jose Sharks defense that ranks No. 23 at 2.79 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 16.67% rate while the Sharks have a 79.19% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
San Jose was a 2-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Canadiens. They lost as +130 underdogs, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors.
The Senators were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Ottawa at -240 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.
San Jose Sharks vs Ottawa Senators Betting Odds Trends
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Jose’s last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Jose’s last 8 games on the road
San Jose is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Ottawa
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Jose’s last 9 games when playing Ottawa
Ottawa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Ottawa is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Ottawa is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing San Jose
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ottawa’s last 9 games when playing San Jose
Next Betting Matchups
San Jose at Detroit, Thursday, March 26th
Ottawa home to New York, Thursday, March 26th