Today's NHL game between the Ottawa Senators and the Boston Bruins on February 20, 2023, presents a fascinating market analysis to examine. The market data shows that the Bruins are heavily favored with a money line of -345, while the Senators are the underdogs at +275. The over/under line is set at 6.5.
Boston Bruins are ranked highly as a home team with an overall 82.14 winning percentage and 81.48 as a home favorite. Additionally, the Bruins have a PVI of A Neutral. On the other hand, Ottawa Senators have a PVI of C Bullish, indicating an increasing trend. The Senators' performance has been a bit rocky, with an overall winning percentage of 49.09, including 27-28 for SU and 23-27-5 for O/U/P.
The Senators' last game was a win against St. Louis Blues with a score of 2-7. This game saw them outscore their opponents by five goals, and they covered the spread as well. Their last ten games have been encouraging with a record of 7-3 for SU, 5-5-0 for ATS, and 6-4-0 for O/U.
Boston Bruins' last game saw them defeat the New York Islanders with a score of 2-6, giving them a three-game winning streak. They have an impressive overall record of 42-13, including 24-30-1 for O/U/P, showing that they have been more susceptible to overs. They have also been trending downwards, losing 7-3 in their last ten games for O/U.
In conclusion, based on the market analysis, the Boston Bruins are heavily favored to win this game. However, with the Senators having an increasing PVI and a better SU record for their last ten games, they could still cause an upset. It is worth considering that the Senators have covered the spread in four of their last five games. As for the over/under, the stats suggest that it may be wiser to lean towards the over as both teams have been trending that way.