Ottawa Senators Form
Ottawa lost for a sixth straight game as they went down to a 3-2 defeat in a shootout on the road to the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.
Colin White and Brady Tkachuk scored the goals for the Senators, while Marcus Hogberg stopped 26 shots.
The Senators are averaging 2.73 Goals per Game (GPG), while they are allowing 3.39 (GA). Anthony Duclair leads the way for Ottawa with 21 goals and 32 points, while Thomas Chabot has recorded 21 assists. They are 11-7-2 on home-ice this season.
Montreal Canadiens Form
Montreal lost for an eighth straight game as they went down 4-2 on home-ice to the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
Phillip Danault and Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored for the Canadiens, while Carey Price stopped 22 shots.
The Canadiens are averaging 3.09 GPG, while they are allowing 3.24 (GA). Tomas Tatar is Montreal’s leading man for goals, points and assists, with 16, 38 and 22 respectively. They are 10-9-3 on the road this season.
Ottawa Senators vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Lines & Prediction
Looking at NHL predictions for this game, something has to give between two teams badly struggling for positive results of late. The Senators have the home-ice advantage here, but the Canadiens have only been losing games narrowly recently, whereas the Senators have been conceding goals far too easily.