Montreal Canadiens Form
Montreal went down to a fifth straight defeat in losing 3-2 in OT on home-ice to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. It was a controversial winner for the Penguins, but another loss for the Canadiens nonetheless.
Artturi Lehkonen scored both goals for the Canadiens, while Carey Price stopped 34 shots.
The Habs are averaging 3.14 Goals per Game (GPG), while they are allowing 3.21 (GA). Tomas Tatar has 16 goals and 35 points, while Max Domi has 20 assists. They are 8-9-4 on home-ice this season.
Winnipeg Jets Form
Winnipeg also went down to a controversial deciding goal in a 3-2 loss in OT on Saturday, as they went down to a second straight defeat and a fifth loss in six games on the road at the Minnesota Wild.
Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele scored for the Jets, while Connor Hellebuyck made 41 saves.
The Jets are averaging 3.05 GPG, while they are also allowing 3.05 (GA). Kyle Connor has 21 goals, while Mark Scheifele has 48 points and 28 assists. They are 12-7-2 on the road.
Montreal Canadiens vs Winnipeg Jets Betting Lines & Prediction
This is an encounter between two teams who have struggled to win games of late. When making NHL predictions, Montreal’s home-ice advantage could be key. Winnipeg has a strong record on the road this season, but their poor recent form makes the Canadiens the tips.
NHL Predictions: Money Line – Montreal Canadiens to Win @ -143 (1.70) with 888Sport