Senators vs Hurricanes Prediction NHL Picks Today 12/12

Senators vs Hurricanes Prediction NHL Picks Today 12/12

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Preview: Carolina Hurricanes vs. Ottawa Senators - Senators Aim to Capitalize on Hurricanes' Struggles

Introduction

Get ready for an exciting clash as the Carolina Hurricanes face the Ottawa Senators. Here's a detailed preview, including player statistics, recent team performances, and a prediction for the game scheduled on December 12, 2023, at 5:00 PM.

 

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes, with a record of 14-12-1, enter the matchup against the Ottawa Senators, who are currently 11-11-0.

Goaltender Duel:

The Hurricanes boast a trio of goalies, including Antti Raanta (6 wins, 3.40 GA/G, .860 SV%), Pyotr Kochetkov (4 wins, 3.12 GA/G, .873 SV%), and Frederik Andersen (4 wins, 2.87 GA/G, .894 SV%). The Senators counter with Jan Korpisalo (6 wins, 3.22 GA/G, .903 SV%) and Anton Forsberg (5 wins, 3.03 GA/G, .885 SV%).

 

Game Information

The game is set at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON, on December 12, 2023, at 5:00 PM. The Hurricanes are favored with a -135 money line, and the over/under is set at 6.5 goals.

 

Scoring Leaders

Key players to watch include Sebastian Aho for the Hurricanes and Tim Stutzle for the Senators. Aho leads with 22 points and 8 goals, while Stutzle boasts 26 points and 6 goals.

 

Injury Report

The Hurricanes have Andrei Svechnikov and Brett Pesce listed as day-to-day with an expected return date of December 12. The Senators have Thomas Chabot listed on injured reserve with an expected return date of January 4.

 

Team Stats

Let's compare the team statistics:

Team GF/G GA/G SF/G SA/G PIM PPG PCT PPGA PCT SHG SHGA
Carolina Hurricanes 3.22 3.33 34.2 25.0 266 19 20.7 18 79.1 6 0
Ottawa Senators 3.50 3.18 33.2 30.2 303 17 18.3 19 74.3 1 0

 

Recent Performances

Review the last 5 games for both teams:

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes are on a losing streak, with recent defeats against Vancouver (12/9), Calgary (12/7), Edmonton (12/6), and Winnipeg (12/4).

Ottawa Senators

The Senators secured a convincing win against Detroit (12/9) with a score of 5-1 but faced a narrow loss against Toronto (12/7) with a final score of 4-3.

 

Prediction

The Ottawa Senators have a solid opportunity to secure a victory over the Carolina Hurricanes, given the Hurricanes' recent struggles. The Senators, coming off a convincing win against Detroit, can capitalize on the Hurricanes' defensive vulnerabilities.

Considering the overall team stats and recent performances, the prediction leans towards an Ottawa Senators win in this matchup.

 

Pick: Ottawa Senators to Win

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