Senators vs. Penguins Game 5 Pick
PITTSBURGH, PA (The Spread) - The Penguins will look to close out the Senators tonight in Game 5 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Penguins are -204 money line favorites over the Senators, who are +187 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Penguins opened as -205 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -204, while the Senators opened at +188 and dropped to +187. Pittsburgh currently owns a 3-games-to-1 advantage over Ottawa in the series.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 78% of bettors favor the Penguins. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the over. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Pittsburgh and 13-6 in the last 19 meetings overall. The over is also 7-2-1 in the Senators' last 10 games after allowing five goals or more in their previous game and 5-2 in the Penguins' last seven games playing on one day rest. Look for another high-scoring game between these two clubs.
2013 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS: SENATORS/PENGUINS OVER 5.5