The Canadiens were last in action on Thursday night when they took their winning streak to two games and a fourth victory in five when they beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on home-ice in overtime.
Nick Suzuki and Brendan Gallagher scored in regulation for the Canadiens, with Jeff Petry scoring the winning goal 25 seconds into OT. Carey Price made 35 saves.
Montreal are averaging 3.05 Goals per Game (GPG), while they are also allowing 3.05 (GA). Tomas Tatar is the leading man for the Habs in terms of goals, points and assists, with 20, 51 and 31 respectively. They are 12-14-4 on home-ice this season.
The Maple Leafs were last in action on Friday night, when they snapped a two-game losing streak by beating the aforementioned Ducks 5-4 on home-ice in OT.
John Tavares scored twice, including the overtime winner, with Toronto’s other goals coming from Auston Matthews, Jason Spezza and Andreas Johnsson. Jack Campbell made 26 saves in his first start for the Maple Leafs.
Toronto are averaging 3.57 GPG, while they are allowing 3.28 (GA). Matthews leads the way in goals and points, with 39 and 64 respectively, while Mitch Marner has recorded 40 assists. They are 15-12-0 on the road this season.
Montreal Canadiens vs Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Lines & Prediction
This could be close, but the Canadiens have been fighting a flu bug this week and the Maple Leafs carry a greater attacking threat, so they are the tips to win in predictions for this game.