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

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.

Ottawa:
Team record: 32-30-14 SU, ATS

is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Montreal
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Montreal
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Montreal
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing NY Islanders are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

Montreal:
Team record: 43-27-7 SU, ATS

is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Ottawa
is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Ottawa

When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Next up:
Montreal home to Detroit, Saturday, April 5
Ottawa at NY Rangers, Saturday, April 5