Montreal vs Ottawa: prediction for the NHL preseason match
The Montreal Canadiensonly won at home in this preseason. They were able to outplay Toronto (5:2) and Ottawa (2:1). In the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, striker Dvorak scored a goal and gave three assists.
However, the Canadiens show terrible results away. They suffered devastating defeats against Ottawa (2:7) and Toronto (2:6), which revealed problems in Montreal's defensive line.
The Ottawa Senators just played a return game against Toronto and suffered another defeat with a score of 1:3. Ottawa had a few chances, but they failed to use them. Before that, the Senators also lost to Montreal.
In general, the Senators didn't have a good preseason. They got only two victories over Montreal (7:2) and Winnipeg (3:2 OT). In the game against the Canadiens, forward Formenton gave an assist and scored a double.
In 3 head-to-head games in a row, the teams scored in each period.
In 3 head-to-head games in a row, Ottawa opened the scoring.
Both sides have been doing well at home while struggling to deliver good results away. Montreal are back to their home court, so they have a good chance to win this game.
Our prediction - Montreal to win
We don't expect a high-scoring game, since the opponents don't normally score a lot in head-to-head games.
Second bet -total under 6 goals