Senators vs. Canadiens Odds
MONTREAL, Quebec (TheSpread) – The NHL Playoffs get underway today at 7PM ET when the Montreal Canadiens host the Ottawa Senators in Game 1 of their playoff series.
Montreal went 50-22-10 on the season and 26-9-6 at home. Ottawa is 43-26-13 overall and 20-13-8 on the road. These two met four times during the regular season, and Ottawa actually won three of the four meetings, including one win in Montreal. The two pushed or hit the over in three of the four games and have they have hit the over in seven of their last 10 meetings.
According to online sports book GT Bets, Montreal is the favorite in Game 1, as the Canadiens are getting odds of -150 to win this game, while the Senators are getting a money line of +130 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
Montreal comes in with one of the top defensive units in the league this season, as it allowed just 189 goals while scoring just 221. Ottawa posted a total of 238 goals this season while allowing only 215. The Canadiens have won their last three games coming into tonight, while pushing or hitting the over in nine straight games. Ottawa has also won three straight and six of its last seven while hitting the under in five of its last seven games.