Hurricanes vs. Senators Player Props, Picks and Predictions – Tuesday, Dec. 12

Dec 7, 2023; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Dmitri Orlov (7) celebrates with center Jesperi Kotkaniemi (82) and center Martin Necas (88) after scoring a goal against the Calgary Flames during the first period of a game at Scotiabank Saddledome.
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We have your Carolina Hurricanes vs. Ottawa Senators prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Carolina Hurricanes hit the road to face the Ottawa Senators.

The Carolina Hurricanes (14-12-1) are set to face off against the Ottawa Senators (11-11-0) in a matchup that pits two teams looking to find consistency. The Hurricanes are aiming to snap a four-game losing streak, while the Senators look to build on their recent victory.

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Ottawa Senators Odds Info

Moneyline: Carolina Hurricanes -130 (DraftKings) / Ottawa Senators +112 (FanDuel)

Puck Line: +1.5 – Carolina Hurricanes +185 (BetRivers) / Ottawa Senators -225 (Bet365)

Total: 6.5 – -100 (PointsBet) / -118 (DraftKings)

Game Info

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 12

Time: 07:00 PM

Location: Canadian Tire Centre – Ottawa, ON


Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends

  • On the road this season, the Carolina Hurricanes have 6 wins and 10 losses.
  • As the favorite this season, the Carolina Hurricanes have 14 wins and 10 losses.
  • This season, the Carolina Hurricanes have hit 14 overs and 13 unders.

Ottawa Senators Betting Trends

  • At home this season, the Ottawa Senators have 8 wins and 8 losses.
  • As the underdog this season, the Ottawa Senators have 5 wins and 6 losses.
  • This season, the Ottawa Senators have hit 14 overs and 8 unders.

Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis

Over the last two seasons, the Ottawa Senators and Carolina Hurricanes have faced off four times, with the Hurricanes emerging victorious in three of those encounters. These games span from February 24, 2023, to October 11, 2023. In each instance, the home team has secured the win, indicating a strong home-ice advantage in this matchup. When it comes to betting statistics, both teams have split the outcomes against the spread, with each team covering twice. The over/under betting results have leaned towards the under, with three of the four games not surpassing the total goals line set by oddsmakers. Key statistics from these games show that the Hurricanes have been the favorite in all four matchups, as indicated by their consistently lower moneyline odds. The Senators have been the underdog each time, reflected in their higher moneyline odds. The games have been relatively close in terms of final score spreads, with two games having a spread difference of -0.5 and -1, and two others with a more significant spread difference of -2.5 and -4.

The most recent game between the Ottawa Senators and the Carolina Hurricanes took place on October 11, 2023, with the Hurricanes defeating the Senators 5-3. The game was characterized by a strong offensive showing from the Hurricanes, who managed to put 42 shots on goal compared to the Senators’ 30. Despite the Senators opening the scoring and managing to tie the game at 3-3 in the third period, the Hurricanes pulled ahead with two additional goals to secure the win. The Hurricanes were the favorites going into the game, as indicated by their -192 moneyline odds compared to the Senators’ +156. The final score spread was -2, with the Hurricanes covering the -1.5 spread. The total score of 8 surpassed the closing over-under of 6.5, resulting in an over for bettors. Key individual performances included a goal and an assist from both teams, contributing to the final tally. The Hurricanes’ goaltender, Frederik Andersen, made 27 saves on 30 shots for a save percentage of 0.900, while the Senators’ Joonas Korpisalo made 37 saves on 42 shots, with a save percentage of 0.881.

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Ottawa Senators Predictions

The Carolina Hurricanes arrive in Ottawa amidst a challenging stretch, having lost their last four games. Despite their recent struggles, the Hurricanes boast a talented roster led by center Sebastian Aho, who leads the team with 22 points, and left winger Teuvo Teravainen, who tops the goal-scoring chart with 11. Carolina’s defense, typically a point of strength, will need to tighten up as they’ve slipped to 11th in the Eastern Conference. The team’s ability to bounce back against Ottawa will be a true test of their resilience and adaptability this season.

On the other side, the Ottawa Senators are looking to capitalize on their home-ice advantage at the Canadian Tire Centre to climb up from the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings. With a balanced attack led by left winger Brady Tkachuk and center Tim Stutzle, who have combined for 39 points, the Senators have shown flashes of the potential many saw in the preseason. Ottawa’s recent performance, winning three of their last four games, suggests they are finding their groove, and a win against the struggling Hurricanes could provide a significant confidence boost.

This game will likely hinge on key player matchups, particularly the Senators’ ability to contain Aho and Teravainen. Additionally, the goaltending duel will be critical, with both teams seeking a strong performance between the pipes to secure the win. With the Hurricanes desperate to end their losing streak and the Senators eager to prove their recent form is no fluke, this game promises to be a tightly contested battle with significant implications for both teams’ playoff aspirations.

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Ottawa Senators Pick

The Carolina Hurricanes, despite their recent skid, are poised for a bounce-back performance against the Ottawa Senators. Historically, the Hurricanes have had the upper hand in this matchup, winning three out of the last four encounters. While the Senators have shown improvement in their recent games, the Hurricanes’ need to snap their losing streak and their superior record as the favorite this season suggest they will come into this game with a heightened sense of urgency. The Hurricanes’ strong offensive capabilities, led by Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen, should provide the edge needed to overcome the Senators, especially if their defense returns to form. Additionally, the Hurricanes have been the favorite in all four recent matchups against the Senators, indicating the confidence oddsmakers have in their ability to win games like this one.

Despite the Senators’ home-ice advantage and the Hurricanes’ four-game losing streak, the matchup’s dynamics favor Carolina. The Senators’ position at the bottom of the Eastern Conference and their inconsistency throughout the season make the Hurricanes the safer bet. Carolina’s roster depth and proven track record against Ottawa, coupled with the attractive moneyline odds, make the Hurricanes’ moneyline bet the right choice for this game. The expectation is that Carolina’s desperation to end their losing streak will translate into a focused and determined effort on the ice, leading to a victory over the Senators.

The Pick: Carolina Hurricanes -130 (DraftKings)

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Ottawa Senators Player Prop Picks

Here are the players who have hit over their current prop line in at least 7 of their last 10 games.

Carolina Hurricanes

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Jesperi Kotkaniemi Shots On Goal 1.5 7/10 -160 +124 2.1 2.13

Ottawa Senators

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Drake Batherson Points 0.5 8/10 -115 -115 1.3 1.20
Vladimir Tarasenko Shots On Goal 1.5 7/10 -175 +135 2.4 2.10
Tim Stutzle Points 0.5 7/10 -200 +154 1.1 1.00
Brady Tkachuk Shots On Goal 3.5 8/10 -130 +100 5.4 4.94