New Jersey were last in action on Saturday night, when they went down to a second straight defeat and a fifth in six games with a 3-2 OT loss on home-ice to the Dallas Stars.
Kevin Rooney and Nico Hischier scored for the Devils, while Louis Domingue stopped 28 shots.
The Devils are averaging 2.63 Goals per Game (GPG), while they are allowing 3.53 (GA). Blake Coleman has 19 goals for New Jersey, with Kyle Palmieri having 33 points and Nikita Gusev contributing 22 assists. They are 7-9-9 on home-ice this season.
Montreal went into Sunday’s game with the Columbus Blue Jackets having won six of their previous eight games, but went down to a 4-3 loss on home-ice.
Tomas Tatar, Max Domi and Shea Weber scored for the Canadiens, while Carey Price stopped 23 of 26 shots.
The Canadiens are averaging 3.04 GPG, while they are allowing 3.06 (GA). Tatar leads the way for Montreal with regards to goals, points and assists with 20, 49 and 29 respectively. They are 13-9-3 on the road this season.
New Jersey Devils vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Lines & Tip
Although the Devils have the home-ice advantage in this game, they don’t have a great record in front of their own fans this season, whereas the Canadiens have been strong on the road. Montreal also has the better record overall this season, so they are the tips in NHL predictions to win this game.