Both the Detroit Red Wings and the Buffalo Sabres are out of the playoff conversation in the Eastern Conference but that doesn’t mean that we will not see a good game when these two meet in Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI, on April 1, 2022.
- Detroit Red Wings vs Ottawa Senators
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 1/4/2022
- Starting time – 7.30 PM ET
- Venue: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, MI,
Detroit Red Wings Stats & Form
The Detroit Red Wings are currently fifth in the Atlantic Division and 11th in the Eastern Conference with a 26-32-9 record.
They have lost the last four games and are coming off a 5-4 overtime loss against the New York Rangers.
The Red Wings are 17-15-4 against Eastern Conference opponents. Detroit averages 9.1 penalty minutes per game, the seventh-most in the Eastern Conference. Givani Smith leads the team serving 108 total minutes.
Dylan Larkin leads the Red Wings with 28 goals and has 62 points. Jakub Vrana has six goals and two assists over the last 10 games for Detroit.
The Red Wings are 2-5-3 in the last 10 games, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.7 assists, 3.7 penalties and 9.6 penalty minutes while giving up 4.3 goals per game with an .881 save percentage.
Detroit Red Wings News
Thomas Greiss and Givani Smithis are not available for Detroit tonight.
Ottawa Senators Stats & Form
The Ottawa Senators are seventh in the Atlantic Division and 15th in the Eastern Conference with a 23-37-6 record.
The Senators have lost 4 of the last 5 games and are coming off a 4-1 loss to the Nashville Predators.
The Senators are 5-11-2 against the rest of their division. Ottawa averages 9.9 penalty minutes per game, the sixth-most in the NHL. Brady Tkachuk leads the team serving 106 total minutes.
Tkachuk has 47 total points while scoring 23 goals and totaling 24 assists for the Senators. Josh Norris has six goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Ottawa.
The Senators are 3-6-1 in the last 10 games, averaging 2.4 goals, 3.8 assists, 2.4 penalties and 6.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with an .893 save percentage.
Ottawa Senators News
Matt Murray is the only player who will not suit up for the Senators tonight.
Detroit Red Wings vs Ottawa Senators Head-to-Head Stats
The Ottawa Senators have won 3 of the last 5 games against Detroit and three of those five have finished over 5.5 goals. The last time these two teams played was more than two years ago.
Detroit Red Wings vs Ottawa Senators Betting Odds
The Detroit Red Wings are coming into this game as slight favourites with 136 odds in their favour while the visiting Senators are at 145. The draw is set at 346.
The total goals margin is set at 5.5 with both -169 for over and 121 for under.
Both teams are out of the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference even though they had much higher ambitions entering the season. Both Detroit and Ottawa have lost 4 of their last 5 games and will try to use this one to get a breath of fresh air. This game will not be under any pressure and both teams will focus on scoring a goal more.
The Red Wings have played over the total goals margin in the last 5 games coming in as favourites and in 18 of the last 26 home games. The Senators have played over in 5 of the last 8 games against a team with a losing record. Three of the last four games between these two teams have seen at least six goals and that will be the case this time as well.