Vancouver Canucks at Ottawa Senators 11/8/22 – NHL Picks and Predictions
The Ottawa Senators take home ice against the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. The Senators are coming off a 2-1 home loss against the Philadelphia Flyers. Center Claude Giroux had the lone goal for the Senators. Goaltender Cam Talbot was in net for Ottawa and finished with a 929% save percentage, stopping 26 of 28 shots allowed.
Ottawa is currently in last place (8th) in the Atlantic Division with a record of 4-7-0. Left wing Brady Tkachuk leads the Senators in scoring with 6 goals, 10 assists and 16 points on the season. Anton Forsberg has received the majority of the starts in net and is supporting a 3-6-0 record with a .898 save percentage while allowing 3.58 goals per game. The Senators average 3.45 goals per game, but allow 3.46 goals against per game. The offensive efficiency is there as Ottawa gets 32.1 shots on goal, but needs to get back on defense as they allow 33.7 shots against them.
Vancouver travels to Ottawa after a 4-3 home loss to the Nashville Predators in a shootout. The Canucks got goals from Andrei Kuzmenko with one, Ilya Mikheyev with one and JT Miller with one. Thatcher Demko started in net for the Canucks. Demko finished the game with a 900% save percentage stopping 27 shots on 30 shots allowed.
Vancouver is sixth in the Pacific Division with a 3-6-3 record. Bo Horvat leads the Canucks in scoring with 10 goals, while Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes lead the team in assists with 10 each. Vancouver goaltender Thatcher Demko has 254 saves on 289 shots for a .879 save percentage on the year so far. The Canucks are averaging 3.42 goals per game and allowing 4 goals per game to opposing teams. Vancouver has allowed 15 power play goals while supporting a 60.5% penalty kill percentage. The Canucks will need to step up defensively if they want to start turning losses into wins.
Recent betting trends
- Over is 8-0 in Canucks last 8 Tuesday games.
- Over is 4-0 in Canucks last 4 road games.
- Over is 7-1-2 in Senators last 10 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game.
- Senators are 0-5 in their last 5 overall.
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