On Sunday night, the best team from the Western Conference Chicago Blackhawks will host the best team from the East Montreal Canadiens. This game will be the first match up of those two teams, who have been playing in good form lately.
Moreover, the Blackhawks achieved 10 victories and 5 losses in 15 games while the Canadiens before their Saturday’s game against Detroit produced 12 wins and 2 losses in 14 games. It is truth to say that both teams have been excellent lately and won four from their last five games. Montreal won all three games on the home ice while the Blackhawks after seven straight wins lost at home 3-2 the last game against Washington Capitals. The Blackhawks were 2-1 down after two goals from Jay Beagle but Marian Hossa scored the equalizer in the last seconds. In the overtime, it was Marcus Johansson who scored the decider for the Capitals.
Montreal, on the other hand, beat Los Angeles Kings 4-1. The Canadiens had a good start and led 2-0 and 3-0 after the first and second period, respectively. In the third, Tyler Toffoli scored one goal for the Kings and Alex Galchenyuk added one more goal for the Canadiens into empty net. Matt Pacioretty produced two assists and Alexander Radulo had one assist. Radulov has produced 12 points (3G+9A) in 14 games so far and Galchenyuk leads the team productivity with 6 goals and 8 assists in 14 games.
Recent Betting Trends:
Canadiens are 5-0 in their last 5 in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation.
Blackhawks are 7-1 in their last 8 overall.
Over is 2-0-2 in Canadiens last 4 overall.
Over is 5-0-1 in Blackhawks last 6 vs. Atlantic.