Carolina Hurricanes vs. Ottawa Senators Prediction, NHL Odds

Liam Gilks | Updated Jan 27, 2022

Coming off their most impressive win of the season, can the Ottawa Senators stay dangerous tonight against the Carolina Hurricanes?

Carolina
54-20-6-2
AT
January 27, 2022, 7:00 PM ET
Canadian Tire Centre
Ottawa
33-42-5-2
Puckline -1.5 -105
Moneyline -265
Over / Under o +6.5

85%

Betting Action

15%

Puckline +1.5 -115
Moneyline +210
Over / Under u +6.5

85%

Betting Action

15%

Ottawa has won back-to-back games after crushing the Sabres 5-0 on Tuesday night. Through the eight games played in 2022, the Sens are 4-2-1.

The Hurricanes beat the Golden Knights in overtime at home Tuesday, giving them four wins in their last five games. Puck drop at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa is at 7 PM EST. The Hurricanes as -250 favourites to win on the NHL odds with a total of 6.5.

Hurricanes vs. Senators NHL Betting Odds

Ottawa got the better of Carolina in their first meeting of the season back on December 2nd. Senators goalie Anton Forsberg made his career high 47 saves to secure a 3-2 win for his team. Their meetings are typically low scoring, with the Under going 4-1 in their past five head-to-heads. The Sens have taken three of the past five meetings, but 82 percent of the public are siding with Carolina.

Offence has been on display for the Hurricanes as of late, hitting the Over in four of their past five. The high scoring Hurricanes are now fourth in the league in scoring, averaging 3.6 goals per game and boast a 17-19 record on the Over/Under.

The Senators mini win streak has them covering the spread now three games in a row and improving to 19-17 ATS. Their last five games have been low scoring with the Under going 4-1.

Carolina Hurricanes

Sebastian Aho’s second goal of the game was the overtime winner, putting the Hurricanes back in the win column Tuesday night in Vegas. They blew their 3-1 lead late in the third, but rallied back to win it 4-3 in the extra frame. Andrei Svechnikov had a pair of assists, while goalie Frederik Andersen made 26 saves picking up his 22nd win of the season.

Carolina sits only a point behind the Pittsburgh Penguins for third place in the Metropolitan Division with a couple games in hand. The Canes will head back to Carolina to host the Devils on Saturday night.

Ottawa Senators

32-year-old Tyler Ennis’ second career hat trick powered the Senators to a massive 5-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday. Goalie Matt Murray stopped all 33 shots on route to his 14th career shutout.

The victory came at the cost of forward Drake Batherson, who left the game after taking a dangerous hit from Sabres goalie Aaron Dell. Dell has since received a three game suspension, while Batherson is likely out long term. Batherson leads the team with 34 points in only 31 games.

Ottawa has won back-to-back games and is now riding a three game point streak as they continue their home stand until the end of the month.

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