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Montreal Canadiens

Ottawa Senators
43-27-7 April 04, 2014, 07:00 PM | Canadian Tire Centre 32-30-14



Montreal pays a visit to Ottawa on Friday, hoping to shut down the Senators snipers in hockey action at Canadian Tire Centre.

The Senators currently sport a record of 32-30-14. The Canadiens are 43-27-7. Betting totals have seen the Senators post a 44-31-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Canadiens have gone 26-40-11 against the number.View Montreal Canadiens vs Ottawa Senators Odds and Stats.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 28-ranked Senators and the No. 7-rated Canadiens in this matchup.

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Last time out for Montreal, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Lightning on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at -130 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Ottawa, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Islanders at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at +171 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Ottawa's No. 11-ranked offense (2.88 goals per game) against a Canadiens defense that ranks No. 7 at 2.49 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 18.4% rate while the Canadiens have a 85.66% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Canadiens at Senators trends to consider:
Montreal is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Montreal is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Montreal is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Ottawa
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games when playing Ottawa
Ottawa is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Ottawa is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Ottawa is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa's last 6 games at home


Next up:
Montreal home to Detroit, Saturday, April 5th
Ottawa at New York, Saturday, April 5th

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