The Red Wings have done quite well recently against the Senators in hockey betting, winning 7 of the last 10 meetings. This season though, it is Ottawa that is the better team and they have a chance to pull off the upset against Detroit on Saturday.
Hockey bet has not had Ottawa and Detroit playing since early last season when Detroit won 3-2 at Ottawa. The teams are in different conferences so they normally only play once a season at most. The last time they played in Detroit was in 2006 when the Senators pulled off the 3-2 upset in hockey betting. The last three meetings between the teams have gone under the hockey bet total.
The Senators have been a lot better at home this season than on the road. Ottawa is not horrible on the road but at 12-15 they still are not making people who make a hockey bet any money. Ottawa had their big winning streak end this past weekend so it will be interesting to see how they finish up before the All-Star break. Ottawa has been a team that goes under the total at home and over the total on the road. In fact, 15 of their 27 road games have gone over the hockey betting total with one push. Daniel Alfredsson has been leading the Senators in scoring this season and overall, Ottawa has been a very pleasant surprise for those making a hockey bet.
Detroit has been solid at home this season for those making a hockey bet. The Red Wings have had trouble scoring goals this season as they are just 24th in the league. Their defense and goaltending has been pretty good as they are 10th in the league. The Red Wings have not been that great on the road this season so they can’t afford to lose home games if they expect to make the playoffs. Before Tuesday’s hockey betting game, the Red Wings had just three wins in their last ten games.
Pavel Datsyuk leads the Red Wings in scoring as hockey bet statistics indicated while Nicklas Lidstrom leads the team in plus/minus. Jimmy Howard has taken over the lead role in goal for Detroit and he gets the majority of the starts now instead of Chris Osgood.