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Dallas Stars at Ottawa Senators 10/17/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Ottawa Senators vs Dallas Stars Odds & Info

Game Ottawa Senators vs Dallas Stars
Date & Time Sunday October 17, 2021, 5:00 PM (EDT)
Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Canada
Latest odds
DAL -141 ; O/U 5.5
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On Sunday, the Dallas Stars complete a back-to-back when visiting the Ottawa Senators after playing Saturday on the road against the Boston Bruins. Dallas is 1-0-0 on with two points following a 3-2 overtime victory against the New York Rangers on Thursday in the first game of the regular season. Miro Heiskanen scored the game-winner 1:38 into the extra period for Dallas.

Miro Heiskanen, Jacob Peterson and Radek Faksa have each scored one goal for Dallas, while Heiskanan, Jamie Benn and Ryan Sutter each have one assist. Heiskanen is the leader in points with two. In goal, Brandon Holby has a 2.49 goals-against average and .926 save percentage but did not earn the victory in the first game as he was replaced in the third period by Anton Khudobin.

Ottawa will also be completing a back-to-back when hosting Dallas on Sunday after playing on the road Saturday against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Ottawa is 1-0-0 with two points following a 3-2 victory on Thursday over the Maple Leafs in their first game of the regular season. Ottawa took a big 3-0 lead after one period then gave up two goals in the third, but was able to hold on for the win.

After one game of the regular season, Chris Tierney, Tyler Ennis and Alec Formenton have each scored one goal for Ottawa, while Ennis, Thomas Chabot, Tim Stutzle, Victor Mete and Nick Holden each have one assist. Ennis is the points leader with two. In goal, Anton Forsberg is 1-0-0 with a 2.00 goals-against average and .958 save percentage.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Dallas is 1-4 in its last 5 versus an Atlantic division opponent
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Stars last 6
  • Ottawa is 5-1 in its last 6
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Senators last 5

Free NHL Pick:

Ottawa Senators +120

Dallas has struggled when playing on the road against Ottawa losing each of the last four, The Stars have lost six of the last eight overall against the Senators. Both Dallas and Ottawa will be completing back to backs when playing on Sunday, but the advantage here goes to the Senators as they will be playing the second game of the back to back on their home ice, while Dallas will be playing both is games of the back-to-back on the road. Final Score Prediction, Ottawa Senators win 4-2.

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