Ottawa Senators vs. Nashville Predators Player Props, Picks and Predictions – Tuesday, Feb. 27

Nov 2, 2023; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Ottawa Senators right wing Claude Giroux (28) skates with the puck in the first period against the Los Angeles Kings at the Canadian Tire Centre
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We have your Ottawa Senators vs. Nashville Predators prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Ottawa Senators hit the road to face the Nashville Predators.

The Nashville Predators (32-25-2) aim to extend their five-game win streak as they host the Ottawa Senators (25-28-3) in what promises to be a gripping encounter at Bridgestone Arena.

Ottawa Senators vs. Nashville Predators Odds Info

Moneyline: Ottawa Senators +118 (BetRivers) / Nashville Predators -143 (BetRivers)

Puck Line: -1.5 – Ottawa Senators -198 (DraftKings) / Nashville Predators +172 (FanDuel)

Total: 6.5 – -107 (BetRivers) / -110 (FanDuel)

Game Info

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 27

Time: 08:00 PM

Location: Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, TN


Ottawa Senators Betting Trends

  • On the road this season, the Ottawa Senators have 8 wins and 16 losses.
  • As the underdog this season, the Ottawa Senators have 11 wins and 20 losses.
  • This season, the Ottawa Senators have hit 33 overs and 23 unders.

Nashville Predators Betting Trends

  • At home this season, the Nashville Predators have 14 wins and 15 losses.
  • As the favorite this season, the Nashville Predators have 16 wins and 9 losses.
  • This season, the Nashville Predators have hit 30 overs and 29 unders.

Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis

Over the last two seasons, the Ottawa Senators and Nashville Predators have faced off three times, with the Senators emerging victorious in two of those encounters while the Predators claimed one win. These matchups occurred between December 2022 and January 2024, showcasing a competitive edge between the two teams. In terms of betting statistics, the Senators have covered the spread once, while the Predators have done so twice. The over/under betting results have leaned towards the under, with two games falling below the total score line and only one game going over. The visiting team has had the upper hand in these meetings, securing two wins compared to the home team’s single victory. The most recent game, which took place on January 29, 2024, saw the Senators win with a final score of 4-3. Key statistics from these games include the Senators’ win percentage of 41.3043% and the Predators’ win percentage of 52% in the 2023-2024 season leading up to their last game. The Predators had a higher number of shots on goal in two out of the three games, but the Senators managed to outscore them in the overall goal tally across the three games.

The most recent game between the Ottawa Senators and the Nashville Predators on January 29, 2024, ended with a narrow 4-3 victory for the Senators. The game was a thrilling encounter that required overtime to decide the winner. The Predators started strong, scoring three goals in the first period, but the Senators mounted a comeback in the second period, equalizing the score at 3-3. The game-winning goal came from Claude Giroux of the Senators in overtime. Notable performances included Roman Josi of the Predators, who contributed two assists, and Tim Stützle of the Senators, who had a goal and an assist. The Senators outshot the Predators 35 to 28, and both teams had an equal number of faceoffs won at 33. The Senators’ goalie tandem of Mads Sogaard and Joonas Korpisalo combined for a save percentage of 0.893, while the Predators’ Juuse Saros ended the game with a save percentage of 0.886.

Ottawa Senators vs. Nashville Predators Predictions

The Nashville Predators are riding high on a five-game winning streak, showcasing a formidable blend of offense and defense that has propelled them up the standings. With home-ice advantage, they look to continue their dominant form against a Senators team that has struggled on the road this season. Nashville’s star defenseman Roman Josi continues to be a pivotal playmaker, while Filip Forsberg’s goal-scoring prowess will be key in breaking down Ottawa’s defense.

Ottawa, on the other hand, is coming off a loss and will be eager to bounce back and improve their road record. The Senators have shown they can be a threat, especially with the likes of Brady Tkachuk and Tim Stutzle leading the charge. Stutzle’s vision and playmaking abilities, combined with Tkachuk’s scoring touch, could pose a challenge for the Predators’ defense. However, Ottawa will need to tighten up at the back to contain Nashville’s offensive threats.

This matchup also features a battle between the pipes, with Nashville’s goaltending showing recent solidity, a factor that could be decisive in a tight game. The Senators will need to be clinical in their finishing to overcome this hurdle. With both teams looking to make a statement, key player matchups across the ice will be critical in determining the outcome of what promises to be an exciting game.

Ottawa Senators vs. Nashville Predators Pick

The Nashville Predators enter this matchup with a significant momentum, having secured five consecutive victories that demonstrate their ability to perform under pressure. Their recent form, combined with the home-ice advantage at Bridgestone Arena, makes them the favorites in this encounter. The Predators’ offensive strength, led by Filip Forsberg and supported by Roman Josi’s exceptional playmaking, has been a key factor in their success. Additionally, Nashville’s goaltending has been solid, providing the stability needed to close out games. Considering these factors, along with the Predators’ desire to maintain their playoff positioning, a moneyline bet on Nashville is a compelling choice.

While the Ottawa Senators have the talent to challenge the Predators, their road record this season suggests they may struggle to overcome Nashville’s home dominance. The Senators’ recent loss adds to the narrative of inconsistency away from home, and facing a Predators team in such fine form will be a daunting task. Although the Senators have previously managed to secure wins against Nashville, the current dynamics, including Nashville’s win streak and the Senators’ road woes, indicate that the Predators are likely to continue their winning ways. Therefore, the smart bet is on the Nashville Predators to come out on top in this matchup.

The Pick: Nashville Predators -143. (BetRivers)

Ottawa Senators vs. Nashville Predators Player Prop Picks

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

Ottawa Senators

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Claude Giroux Points 0.5 8/10 -160 +124 1.0 0.99
Vladimir Tarasenko Shots On Goal 1.5 7/10 -190 +145 2.1 2.18
Brady Tkachuk Shots On Goal 3.5 8/10 -130 +100 4.2 4.29
Shane Pinto Shots On Goal 2.5 7/10 +105 -135 3.2 3.31

Nashville Predators

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Thomas Novak Points 0.5 9/10 +110 -140 1.0 1.04
Gustav Nyquist Points 0.5 7/10 -115 -115 0.9 0.93
Roman Josi Points 0.5 8/10 -135 +105 1.2 1.20
Cody Glass Shots On Goal 1.5 7/10 -160 +124 2.5 2.40
Roman Josi Assists 0.5 7/10 +100 -130 1.0 1.07