Friday's NHL Prediction
OTTAWA, ON (TheSpread) – The Ottawa Senators play host to Canadian-rival Montreal on Friday in the NHL. Here is a breakdown of my pick for this game.
Ottawa is 17-24-7 on the season and 9-13-3 at home. The Senators have scored just 105 goals while allowing 150. Ottawa has won just 1 of its last 10 games.
Montreal is 26-17-4 on the season and 10-11-1 on the road. The Canadiens have scored 118 goals and allowed 113. Montreal has won 6 of its last 10 games.
Oddsmakers from online sportsbook Sportsbook.com have given Montreal betting odds of -120 for tonight’s game while Ottawa has betting odds of +111. The over/under for goals scored has been set at 5. Here is a look at the trends and my pick for tonight’s game.
Montreal Canadiens vs. Ottawa Senators, 7:30PM ET (View Matchup)
Ottawa is 0-5 in their last 5 home games and 0-4 in their last 4 games against Northeast Division opponents. Montreal is 4-1 in their last 5 games as a favorite and 10-3 in their last 13 games against Northeast opponents. My pick is with Montreal as Ottawa is really struggling and the Canadiens are making a push toward the division lead.
NHL FREE PICK: MONTREAL CANADIENS -120