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War resumes in Sens vs Habs series

Montreal CanadiensOttawa Senators
May 7, 7:00 PM | Scotiabank Place

Montreal Canadiens vs Ottawa Senators Odds

29-14-5TEAM RECORD25-17-6

The war known as the Ottawa Senators vs Montreal Canadiens series resumes at Scotiabank Place on Tuesday with the Habs trailing 2-1.

The home team has won 9 of the past 10 meetings of these teams and the nastiness should continue after a line brawl in Game 3.

The Senators sport records of 25-17-6 heading into this matchup, while the Canadiens sit at 29-14-5 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 11-30-7 for the Senators and 25-22-1 for the Canadiens.

View Montreal vs Ottawa Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Senators as -147 favorites earlier today. The over under opened at 4.5 at 5Dimes for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The Senators - Canadiens odds would favor the Canadiens if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Ottawa is rated No. 11 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Montreal is at No. 3.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Ottawa's No. 26-ranked offense (2.4 goals per game) against a Canadiens defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Senators powerplay has clicked at a 15.9% rate while the Canadiens have a 79.8% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Montreal was a 6-1 loser on the road against the Senators. Bettors on Ottawa at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Ottawa are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Ottawa Senators Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Montreal are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few Canadiens at Senators trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Montreal's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Montreal's last 12 games
Montreal is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Montreal is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Ottawa
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Ottawa's last 8 games at home
Ottawa is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Ottawa's last 14 games
Ottawa is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Montreal home to Ottawa, Thursday, May 9