Another low-scoring game could be on tap for totals bettors at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Friday night as the Canadiens try to close out their best-of-seven first-round series against the Ottawa Senators in Game 5 of the set.
Ottawa edged Montreal 1-0 at -115 at home on the NHL moneyline in Game 4 of the series on Wednesday to cut the Canadiens’ series lead to 3-1. That game turned out to be an easy UNDER result for totals bettors at the sportsbooks, with the OVER/UNDER 0-2-1 in their last three matchups.
Ottawa Senators vs Montreal Canadiens Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to side with the Montreal Canadiens in this one found them earlier as -162 favorites on the NHL money line at Bet365. Betting the over under total instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.
Computer Prediction: Ottawa Senators vs Montreal Canadiens Pick
Odds – VSB
computer score prediction models pick a possible 3-2.7 win for the Senators on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Ottawa Senators vs Montreal Canadiens Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Canadiens sit at 53-23-10 on the season; in comparison, the Ottawa Senators are currently 44-27-15. Looking to wager on the totals? Montreal is 28-41-17 OU, and Ottawa is 37-39-10 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Montreal vs Ottawa injuries news.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds – VSB
, it’s the No. 24-ranked Montreal Canadiens and the No. 8-rated Ottawa Senators in this matchup.
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How Ottawa Senators vs Montreal Canadiens Stats Match Up
Offensively, the game matches up the Montreal Canadiens No. 19-ranked offense (2.67 goals per game) against a Ottawa Senators defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 15.89% rate while the Senators have a 83.52% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Ottawa Senators vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Odds Trends
Ottawa is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa’s last 6 games
Ottawa is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ottawa’s last 6 games on the road
Montreal is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Montreal is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montreal’s last 5 games at home
Montreal is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Ottawa
Next Betting Matchups
Ottawa home to Montreal, Sunday, April 26th