Ottawa Senators at St. Louis Blues 3/8/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/07/2022 at 10:59 PM ET

Ottawa Senators at St. Louis Blues 3/8/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

The Ottawa Senators look to snap a five-game losing streak when visiting the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday. Ottawa is seventh in the Atlantic division 19-31-5 with 43 points and has little to no hope of reaching the postseason. The Senators were defeated by the Vegas Golden Knights on Sunday 2-1 for their fifth consecutive loss and have lost seven of the last eight.

Josh Norris is the leading goal scorer for Ottawa with 19, while Thomas Chabot is the leader in assists with 26 and Brady Tkachuk is the leader in points with 39. In goal, Anton Forsberg is 11-10-2 with a goals against average of 2.77, save percentage of .920 and one shutout. Ottawa is scoring an average of 2.5 goals per game and allowing an average of 3.24 goals per game. Ottawa’s power play scores 16.9% of the time and its penalty-kill unit is successful 80.1% of the time.

St Louis looks to snap a three-game losing streak when hosting Ottawa on Tuesday. St Louis is second in the Central Division at 32-16-7 with 71 points but is trailing first-place Colorado by 14 points. St. Louis was defeated in overtime by the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Sunday. St Louis is third in the Western Conference standings, two points behind the second-place Calgary Flames and 14 behind first place Colorado.

Jordan Kyrou is leading St. Louis in goals scored with 22 and points with 53, while Robert Thomas is the leader in assists with 34. In goal, Jordan Binnington is 13-11-3 with a goals-against average of 3.09, save percentage of .904 and two shutouts. St Louis scores an average of 3.49 goals per game and allows an average of 2.71 goals per game. The St. Louis power play scores 25.9% of the time and its penalty-kill unit is successful 84.7% of the time.

St Louis will defeat Ottawa on Tuesday but the play here is UNDER. The UNDER has cashed and three out of the last five meetings between these two played on the Blues’ home ice. The UNDER has cashed in seven of the Senators' last nine played on the road and in 20 of Ottawa’s last 27 overall. The Senators struggle to score, averaging just 2.58 goals per game and St Louis is holding opponents to an average of just 2.71 goals per game. Final Score Prediction, St. Louis Blues Blues win but our best play is UNDER 3-1.

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