Senators vs. Red Wings Friday Prediction
The Ottawa Senators are just 2-5-2-1 over their last 10 games but will face a Red Wings team in Detroit that has dropped eight of its last 10 games overall. At -110 on the moneyline, are the Senators the best play on the board tonight?
025 Ottawa Senators (-110) at 026 Detroit Red Wings (-110); o/u 6.5
7:30 p.m. ET, Friday, January 10
Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, MI
According to our NHL Public Betting Chart page, the Senators are drawing 56% of the betting tickets ahead of their game tonight against the Red Wings.
Ottawa Senators Fantasy Spin
Ron Hainsey (knee) will return to the lineup on Friday night. Hainsey missed seven games due to a knee injury. He has one goal and seven assists in 36 games this season, while averaging 19:41 of ice time per match.
Detroit Red Wings Fantasy Spin
Jonathan Bernier will start Friday night versus Ottawa. Bernier is coming off a 4-3 win over Montreal on Tuesday when he stopped 23 shots. He has a 9-12-2 record this season with a 3.04 goals-against average and .903 save percentage in 27 appearances.
The over is 4-0 in the Senators’ last four road games and has cashed in all five of their last five games when playing on two days of rest.
The over is 6-1 in the Red Wings’ last seven games as a home underdog and has cashed in six of their last seven home games overall.
The Senators have cashed in seven of their last eight games when they’re a road favorite and are 4-1 in their last five games as a favorite overall. The Red Wings, meanwhile, are just 20-48 in their last 68 games overall and are 3-8 in their last 11 games as a home dog. They’re also just 3-9 in their last 12 home games, are 15-40 in their last 55 games versus Eastern Conference opponents and are 14-38 in their last 52 games when playing on two days of rest.
FRIDAY NHL BETTING SELECTION: OTTAWA SENATORS -110