avatar Written by Graeme & Scott on Monday, May 15th, 2017

In a great match-up last night, the Ducks made it 1-1 in the series with a 5-3 victory over the Predators.

Many thought that goalies would be a big factor in this series but it wasn’t last night as both Rinne and Gibson took the night off. It was an 8 goal thriller and we’re looking forward to similar games from those two.

They head to Nashville tomorrow night.

We turn our attention to tonight now. After a shock win by the Senators in Game 1, the Penguins will hope to go to Ottawa with a 1-1 series tie.

The last game went to overtime. In game 1 despite being on the road, the Senators actually outshot the Penguins. That win makes them 6-1 in overtime in the post season.

Heres our thoughts:

Penguins vs Senators Game 2 Betting Tips:

Scott: Game one was incredible.  The Sens were up 1-0 after the first period and held that lead until less than 5 minutes left in the game Malkin scored to tie it up and force OT.  Bobby Ryan came through for the Sens as he scored 5 minutes into the first OT.

The Penguins will surely be up and ready for this game.  The are the favorites to win the cup and now face heading back to Ottawa down 2-0.  This is the first time they have been down in a series in this year’s playoffs.  I really like their chances in this game and I personally think they get it done without needing extra time.

Penguins win in regulation

Graeme: Despite my whole “I’m not going to bet on the Sens” deal I woke up today thinking I’d have to go with the Penguins to win in regulation. We know what they’re capable of, and this is a massive game for them.

However I’ve changed my mind.

There have been so many times in the playoffs where I have a similar thought about the Senators opposition and the Sens end up with the win.

I also had a chance to catch up on the post-game media and I’m a little bit disappointed by what I heard coming out of the Penguins camp. I mean it’s hard to fully judge based on interviews but it just sounded like they’re not taking the Senators seriously.

It’s not enough for me to tip against them or anything….but it’s enough to put me off from actually tipping them tonight.

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  • Geir Aage R Jensen

    Over 5.5 goals 75%
    P.Kessel to score 73%
    Guentzel to score 91%

  • I really don’t trust in Pens to win tonight, but at the same time it’s hard to bet against them to lose 2 in a row at home. I am think about Sens TT -2.5 or 1P u1.5.

    GLTA

    • Petri Kontiola

      Is hard but not impossible. I bet on Ottawa ML.

  • Arto Reinikainen

    I’ve been going back and forth with OT and Pens in regulation.

    Pens have lost 3 of last 4 and they’re not playing that well in terms of generating pressure and putting the puck in the net. So to get out of it and tie up the series, they’d need a lot of heart and fight in their game tonight. But i’ve made the same observation as you guys, just not sensing that from the interviews – meanwhile Boucher’s camp didn’t feel like celebrating the 1st win, they’re fully expecting a lot harder game tonight.

    Honestly this series could end up being a big surprise. I actually rooted for the Sens to win it due to a number of red flags with the Pens (how tough it is to repeat, their transition game is crap without Letang and Daley, Sens wanting it more, cold opposing goalies in the previous 2 series just to name a few). Sens might not only win it, but they might actually take the whole thing a lot quicker than anyone would’ve thought, i see some similarities with the Hawks-Preds series in terms of some mental aspects.

    But for now i still have to think that the Pens will get up for this game, and if not at the start, at least during the game if it doesn’t look good. Pens are one of those teams you can always rely on in the regular season to come up big when they have their backs against the wall at home. So i have a tough time seeing them lose this in regulation (not ruling it out 100% though).

    I think im going to give the Pens a chance, and if they lay an egg then for me the Pens are officially done, at least betting-wise.

    • Geir Aage R Jensen

      I Will bet Pens to win first half 🙂 ok odds.

      • Geir Aage R Jensen

        Periode i mean 🙂

    • I am considering Sens 1P ML. I’d like to find a value bet without going against Pens in FT. The total is out of question to me.

  • Western Rattlers

    Can’t predict anything for tonight and am off any more bets for playoffs, as almost every game is considered a desperate game “to win” by one team and stats and averages often mean zilch now. I hope Ottawa wins the Cup, they’re not going to fade easily for anyone. Best of luck, everyone, see you in mid-October. Have a great summer!!!

  • lion

    pittsburgh (-2.5) win %90 @ 3.20

    Good luck everyone

    • Geir Aage R Jensen

      Pittsburgh Will win 6-2

  • Benson

    No bets for me tonight. I bet Nashville yesterday and cashed my profits at 2-0 score before the Ducks took the game back. 🙂

  • Orhan Cypriot Ugurcag

    I don’t think we should underestimate the sens for sure, they are clearly trying to prove something and playing for more than just the victories, they are playing for pride and personal reasons, for their goalie, his family, I know betting is about more than personal factors, but then again this is for the stanley cup too and games are unpredictable, i think the sens are winning it this year though, whether or not they win this game isn’t for me to say, but I lean sens.

  • Geir Aage R Jensen

    P. Kessel scored, 🙂

  • Trevor Davidson

    Pens sens tied at one not 2-0 sens. But I like the sens to play a great gm tonight to go 2-1. Correct score for me is 3-2 sens possible 4-2 empty neter go sens go