Canadiens vs Senators Prediction NHL Picks Today 1/23

Canadiens vs Senators Prediction NHL Picks Today 1/23

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Preview: Ottawa Senators vs. Montreal Canadiens - Prediction

Introduction

Prepare for an action-packed game as the Ottawa Senators face off against the Montreal Canadiens. Dive into this comprehensive preview, including player statistics, recent team performances, and a prediction for the game scheduled on January 23, 2024, at 5:00 PM.

 

Ottawa Senators

The Senators, with a record of 17-24-1, are set to clash with the Montreal Canadiens, who stand at 19-20-7.

Goaltender Matchup:

The Senators present Joonas Korpisalo (9 wins, 3.56 GA/G, .887 SV%), Anton Forsberg (7 wins, 3.35 GA/G, .889 SV%), and Mads Sogaard (1 win, 4.57 GA/G, .845 SV%). The Canadiens counter with Sam Montembeault (10 wins, 3.11 GA/G, .903 SV%), Jake Allen (5 wins, 3.49 GA/G, .901 SV%), and Cayden Primeau (4 wins, 3.36 GA/G, .899 SV%).

 

Game Information

The game is set to take place at Bell Centre in Montreal, QC, on January 23, 2024, at 5:00 PM. The Senators are favored with a -145 money line, and the over/under is set at 6.5 goals.

 

Scoring Leaders

Keep an eye on top scorers Tim Stutzle for the Senators and Nick Suzuki for the Canadiens. Stutzle leads with 43 points, including 10 goals and 33 assists. Suzuki has contributed 38 points, comprising 12 goals and 26 assists.

 

Injury Report

For the Senators, Travis Hamonic and Dominik Kubalik are day-to-day until January 23, and Josh Norris is day-to-day until January 22. Shane Pinto is suspended until January 22. On the Canadiens' side, Josh Anderson is day-to-day until January 22.

 

Team Stats

Let's delve into the team statistics:

Team GF/G GA/G SF/G SA/G PIM PPG PCT PPGA PCT SHG SHGA
Ottawa Senators 3.38 3.67 32.9 30.9 510 24 15.6 38 72.7 2 0
Montreal Canadiens 2.72 3.50 28.2 33.9 459 29 19.3 42 72.9 4 0

 

Recent Performances

Review the last 5 games for both teams:

Ottawa Senators

The Senators secured victories against Philadelphia (1/21) and San Jose (1/13) but faced losses to Winnipeg (1/20) and Colorado (1/16).

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens experienced a heavy loss against Boston (1/20) but secured wins against New Jersey (1/17) and Colorado (1/15), with a loss to Ottawa (1/18).

 

Prediction

Considering the defensive struggles of both teams and the offensive prowess showcased in recent games, the Over of 6.5 goals is the recommended pick for this matchup. Expect an entertaining high-scoring affair between the Ottawa Senators and the Montreal Canadiens.

Pick: Over 6.5 Goals

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