Ottawa Senators at Calgary Flames odds, picks and prediction

Apr 19, 2021; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Ottawa Senators left wing Ryan Dzingel (10) and Calgary Flames defenseman Rasmus Andersson (4) during the third period at Scotiabank Saddledome. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

The Ottawa Senators (22-27-5) travel to meet the Calgary Flames (22-26-3) Sunday. Puck drop is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET at Scotiabank Saddledome. Below, we analyze the Senators-Flames odds and lines, with NHL picks and predictions.

The Senators have struggled this season, but they’re finishing up strong. They have won three in a row, and five of the past six while going 8-1-1 across the past 10.

The Flames were blanked by the visiting Winnipeg Jets last time out Wednesday, and they have dropped three of the past four outings while scoring a total of five goals during the stretch.

Senators at Flames: Odds, spread and lines

Odds via BetMGM; access USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds for a full list. Lines last updated at 9:35 a.m. ET.

  • Money line: Senators +160 (bet $100 to win $160) | Flames -190 (bet $190 to win $100)
  • Against the spread/ATS: Senators +1.5 (-150) | Flames -1.5 (+125)
  • Over/Under: 6 (O: -105 | U: -115)

Senators at Flames: Projected starting goalies

Anton Forsberg (3-3-1, 2.87 GAA, .917 SV%) vs. Jacob Markstrom (18-19-2, 2.70 GAA, .904 SV%, 3 SO)

Forsberg has picked up victories in each of his past two starts. He has yet to face the Flames this season.

Markstrom has dropped each of his two starts in May, falling below .500 overall. While he has a dismal 0-3-1 record against the Flames in four starts this season, he has a solid 2.49 GAA and .894 SV%.

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Senators at Flames: Odds, lines, predictions and picks


Senators 4, Flames 2

Money line (ML)

The SENATORS (+160) are a strong value, as they have won nine of their past 11 games overall, while the Flames (-190) are struggling mightily.

While the Sens have had trouble playing on no rest, they’re still worth playing lightly. Ottawa has won five of the past six as an underdog, and Calgary is just 3-5 in the past eight overall.

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Against the spread (ATS)

If you’re not feeling the SENATORS +1.5 (-150) straight up, they’re not terribly expensive if you’d like a little bit of insurance.

Still, they’re a much better value straight up since they’ve been red hot, and the Flames have been ice cold.

Over/Under (O/U)

O/U 6 is a not a good play. The best play here might be playing the alternate line of UNDER 6.5 (-140) for a small-unit wager.

The Under has hit in four straight for the Flames, while going 3-1-2 in the past six on the road for the Sens.

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