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The division rival Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens are set to renew hostilities on Saturday when they meet at Bell Centre.

The Senators were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Predators. That made winners of bettors who got Nashville at +120 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Montreal was a 4-1 loser at home against the Bruins. Bettors on Boston at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Montreal:
Team record: 35-25-7 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Ottawa
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Ottawa
is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Buffalo are 6-4
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Ottawa:
Team record: 28-25-12 SU, ATS

is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Montreal
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Montreal
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games on the road

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Nashville are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Next up:
Ottawa home to Colorado, Sunday, March 16
Montreal at Buffalo, Sunday, March 16