Thursday's NHL Prediction
The battle of Canada takes place in the NHL on Thursday as Ottawa hosts Vancouver at 7:30PM ET.
The Canucks are 8-4-2 on the season and they lead the Northwest Division. The Canucks have scored 40 goals this season and allowed 34. They are 6-0-1 at home but just 2-4-1 on the road.
Ottawa is 8-6-1 on the season and they trail Montreal by two points in the Northeast Division. The Senators have scored 41 goals and allowed 42. Ottawa is 5-3 at home.
Here is a look at the trends and my pick for tonight’s game.
Vancouver Canucks vs. Ottawa Senators, 7:30PM ET
Vancouver is 5-1 in their last six games against Ottawa. The Canucks are also 6-1 in their last seven games overall and 11-4 against the Northeast.
Ottawa is just 0-4 in their last four games as a home underdog and 4-9 in their last 13 games as an underdog.