Montreal come into this game on the back of a fine 3-1 win at the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.
Ilya Kovalchuk, Brendan Gallagher and Tomas Tatar scored the goals for the Habs, with Gallagher returning to the roster in his first game after missing six straight and 10 of 11 with headaches and concussion-related issues. Carey Price stopped 20 shots.
The Canadiens are averaging 3.02 (GPG), while they are allowing 3-10 (GA). Tomas Tatar leads the way for Montreal in terms of goals, points and assists, with 18, 46 and 28 respectively. They are 10-13-4 on home-ice.
Florida come into this game on the back of a sixth consecutive victory on Tuesday 21 January when they won 4-3 on the road at the Chicago Blackhawks.
Frank Vatrano scored a hat-trick for the Panthers, with Evgenii Dadonov also scoring. Sergei Bobrovsky made 32 saves.
The Panthers are averaging 3.67 GPG, while they are allowing 3.27 (GA). Dadonov has 23 goals for Florida, while Jonathan Huberdeau has 65 points and has recorded 47 assists. They are 12-8-3 on the road.
Montreal Canadiens vs Florida Panthers Betting Lines & Picks
Looking at NBA predictions for this game, the Panthers have had a lengthy period of rest and recuperation and that could prove decisive here and makes Florida the tips to win this encounter.