Montreal Canadiens take on Senators in hockey test
Montreal Canadiens vs Ottawa Senators Odds
Montreal pays a visit to Ottawa on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Senators bats in hockey action at Scotiabank Place.
This season the Senators are 4-1-1 overall while the Canadiens are 4-1. As for the totals, Ottawa is 1-5 on the OU, and Montreal is 2-3.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Senators and the No. 12-ranked Canadiens, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Ottawa's No. 9-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Canadiens defense that ranks No. 3 at 2 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 26.3% rate while the Canadiens have a 81.5% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, Montreal was a 4-3 winner at home against the Jets. Bettors on Montreal at -115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Ottawa won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Capitals on January 29. Bettors who backed the Senators at -135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Buffalo are 6-4
After playing Winnipeg are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Canadiens at Senators trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Montreal's last 7 games on the road
Montreal is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal's last 7 games
Montreal is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Ottawa
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ottawa's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ottawa's last 8 games at home
Ottawa is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa's last 6 games when playing Montreal
Montreal home to Buffalo, Saturday, February 2
Ottawa at Carolina, Friday, February 1