Montreal Canadiens vs Columbus Blue Jackets Predictions & Betting Odds - NHL Preview

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Montreal Canadiens vs Columbus Blue Jackets Predictions & Betting Odds - NHL Preview

Montreal Canadiens (24-22-7) meet the Columbus Blue Jackets (27-16-9) in the NHL at the Bell Centre on Sunday afternoon.

The Canadiens come into this game on the back of a 4-0 win on home-ice against the Florida Panthers on Saturday afternoon. They are now 6-2-0 in their last eight games.

Nick Suzuki, Artturi Lehkonen, Tomas Tatar and Brendan Gallagher scored for Montreal, while Carey Price made 29 saves. Jeff Petry had four assists.

Montreal are averaging 3.02 Goals per Game (GPG), while they are allowing 3.10 (GA). Tatar leads the way for the Habs with regards to goals, points and assists, with 18, 46 and 28 respectively. They are 11-13-4 on home-ice this season.

Betting Odds - Winner

The Blue Jackets six-game winning streak was broken with a 2-1 OT loss at the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday afternoon.

Oliver Bjorkstrand scored for Columbus, with rookie Matiss Kivlenieks stopping 22 shots.

Columbus are averaging 2.71 GPG, while they are allowing 2.51 (GA). Bjorkstrand has 16 goals, with Pierre-Luc Dubois providing 38 points and 23 assists. They are 11-7-7 on the road this season.

Montreal Canadiens vs Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Lines & Tip

There’s not a great deal to choose between these franchises going into this game at present, with both teams being in good form in recent weeks. However, the Habs have the home-ice advantage and the Blue Jackets recent winning streak was recently broken, so we’ll go with Montreal as our betting tip.

The Canadiens are offered at odds of -143 (1.70) with 888Sport on the Money Line, with the Blue Jackets at +114 (2.14) with 888Sport.

NHL Tips: Money Line – Montreal Canadiens @ -143 (1.70) with 888Sport

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