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The division rival Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs are set to renew hostilities on Saturday when they meet at Air Canada Centre.

The Canadiens were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Jets. That made winners of bettors who got Montreal at -120 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Toronto, they were a 4-0 winner as they battled the Panthers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Maple Leafs at -130 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Toronto:
Team record: 26-16-5 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 10 games when playing at home against Montreal
is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of last 20 games when playing Montreal

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Montreal:
Team record: 28-14-5 SU, ATS

The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 10 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of last 20 games when playing Toronto

When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Winnipeg are 7-3
After a win are 4-6