Carolina Hurricanes Form
Carolina snapped a three-game losing streak with an impressive 6-4 win on home-ice against the Washington Capitals on Saturday night in what was the first of a seven-game homestand.
Warren Foegele scored twice (and added two assists), with Lucas Wallmark, Jordan Staal, Martin Necas and Andrei Svechnikov also scoring for the Hurricanes. Petr Mrazek stopped 25 shots.
The Hurricanes are averaging an impressive 3.36 Goals per Game (GPG), while allowing just 2.85 (GA). Sebastian Aho has 22 goals, Svechnikov has 38 points and Teuvo Teravainen has provided 31 assists. They are 11-6-0 on home-ice.
Montreal Canadiens Form
The Canadiens lost a second straight game and for the third time in four games in a 6-5 defeat on the road at the Florida Panthers on Sunday night.
The Montreal goals came from Jeff Petry (who also added two assists), Tomas Tatar, Max Domi, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Shea Weber. Carey Price made 28 saves.
The Habs average 3.28 GPG, while they are allowing 3.26 (GA). Tomas Tatar has 16 goals and 35 points, while Phillip Danault has contributed 20 assists. They are 10-7-3 on the road.
Carolina Hurricanes vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Lines & Prediction
With regards to NHL picks and predictions, with home-ice advantage and on the back of a win over the Capitals, the Hurricanes are the tips to emerge victorious in our tips for this game.