Montreal Canadiens vs Anaheim Ducks Predictions & Betting Odds - NHL Preview

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Montreal Canadiens vs Anaheim Ducks Predictions & Betting Odds - NHL Preview

The Montreal Canadiens (25-23-7) meet the Anaheim Ducks (22-26-5) in the NHL at the Bell Centre on Thursday night.

The Canadiens were last in action on Tuesday night, when they rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win 5-4 in a shootout on the road at the New Jersey Devils.

Joel Armia, Nate Thompson, Nick Cousins and Christian Folin scored in regulation for the Canadiens, with Ilya Kovalchuk scoring the only shootout goal. Charlie Lindgren made 20 saves standing in for the ill Carey Price.

Montreal are averaging 3.05 Goals per Game (GPG), while they are allowing 3.07 (GA). Tomas Tatar leads the way for the Habs with regards to goals, points and assists, with 20, 50 and 30 respectively. They are 11-14-4 on home-ice this season.

Betting Odds - Winner

The Ducks also had a SO win on the road on Tuesday night, as they beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 to record a fourth win in five games.

Nick Ritchie and Ondrej Kase scored in regulation for Anaheim, with Rickard Rakell scoring the shootout winner. John Gibson made 30 saves.

Anaheim are averaging 2.49 GPG, while they are allowing 3.06 (GA). Adam Henrique has 17 goals, while Ryan Getzlaf has 35 points and has registered 24 assists. They are 10-16-2 on the road this season.

Montreal Canadiens vs Anaheim Ducks Betting Lines & Prediction

The Canadiens are on offer at odds of -192 (1.52) with 888Sport on the Money Line NHL odds, with the Ducks available at +160 (2.60) with Betway.

Despite the recent good results of the Ducks, including two straight wins on the road, the Canadiens possess a greater goal threat and should make home-ice count here. They are therefore our betting tips to win in our NHL predictions for this game.

NHL Bet Prediction: Money Line – Montreal Canadiens to Win @ -192 (1.52) with 888Sport

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