The Oilers went down to a 5-2 loss on home-ice to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night. Edmonton has now lost six of their last seven games.
Zack Kassian and Riley Sheahan scored for the Oilers, while Mike Smith made 21 saves.
Edmonton are averaging 2.87 Goals per Game (GPG), while they are allowing 3.05 GA. Leon Draisaitl has 21 goals for the Habs, while Connor McDavid has 59 points and 39 assists.
The Canadiens were last in action on Thursday night, when they secured a 4-3 OT win on the road at the Calgary Flames. Montreal has now won five of their last six games.
Nick Suzuki, Brendan Gallagher and Joel Armia scored the regular time goals, with Max Domi firing a low slap shot from just above the left faceoff circle past goalie Dave Rittich to secure the win at 3:52 of the extra period. Carey Price made 24 saves.
Montreal are averaging 3.14 GPG, while also allowing 3.14 GA. Brendan Gallagher has 15 goals for the Canadiens, with Tomas Tatar producing 30 points and Phillip Danault 19 assists.
Edmonton Oilers vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Lines & Predictions
This is not an easy game for our NHL predictions, as indicated by how close the odds are on the Money Line betting lines. The Oilers have the home-ice advantage, but recent form clearly favours the Habs and we’ll take them as the tips on that basis and in having had an additional day’s rest.