The Montreal Canadiens (28-18-5) meet the Edmonton Oilers (23-24-3) on Sunday afternoon at the Bell Centre.
The Canadiens were also in action on Saturday afternoon, when they faced the New Jersey Devils on home-ice. Prior to that, the Canadiens last game was the Wednesday before last, when they beat the Arizona Coyotes 2-1 on home-ice. In doing so they continued their good form with their fifth victory in their last six games.
The Canadiens are currently averaging 2.98 Goals per Game, which leaves them in 15th position in the overall NHL standings. Defensively they are allowing 2.92 Goals per Game, which places them 12th in the overall standings at present.
On an individual basis, Brendan Gallagher has 19 goals for the Habs this season, while Max Domi has registered 28 assists to date.
The Oilers were last in action on the road against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday afternoon. Their last game prior to that was the Tuesday before last, when they suffered a third consecutive defeat with a 3-2 loss on home-ice to the Detroit Red Wings. That was also a 12th loss in their last 17 games.
The Oilers are currently averaging 2.82 Goals per Game as things stand, which leaves them tied 22nd in the overall NHL standings. Defensively they are currently allowing 3.26 Goals per Game, which places them down in 24th position overall. On an individual basis, Connor McDavid leads the way in terms of both goals and assists for the Oilers with 29 and 44 respectively.
Predictions for this game have to go with the Canadiens based on home-ice advantage and form, so they are the betting pick on the Money Line odds here.
Pick: Money Line – Montreal Canadiens