|Game||Montreal Canadiens vs New York Islanders|
|Date & Time||Tuesday December 3, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)|
Bell Centre Montreal, Quebec
MON -120 O/U 6
On Tuesday, the New York Islanders complete a back-to-back when visiting the Montreal Canadians. The Islanders play at Detroit on Monday before heading north of the border to face Montreal. New York defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets in their most recent outing 2-0 and improved to 17-5-2 and 36 points. Mathew Barzal scored one goal and assisted on another, while Semyon Varlamov notched his second shutout this season.
Mathew Barzal leads the Islanders in goals scored with 10, in assists with 12 and points with 22. Semyon Varlamov is 7-3-2 with goals against of 2.50 and saves percentage of .918. The Islanders are scoring an average of 2.88 goals per game, while allowing an average of 2.42 per game.
Montreal looks to snap an eight-game losing streak when hosting the Islanders on Tuesday. The Canadians lost to the Boston Bruins 3-1 on Sunday for their eighth straight loss. Montreal is 11-10-6 with 28 points. Joel Amir scored Montreal’s only goal, while Carey Price made 31 saves in net for the Canadians in the loss.
Brendan Gallagher leads Montreal in goals scored with 10, while Tomas Tatar leads in assists with 15 and in points with 24. Carey Price is 10-9-3 with goals against per game of 3.15 and save percentage of .891. Montreal is scoring an average of 3.31 goals per game while allowing 3.54 per game.
Recent Betting Trends
- New York is 6-3 in its last 9
- The UNDER has cashed in each of the Islanders last 4
- Montreal s 0-8 in its last 8
- The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Canadians last 5
New York has played much better hockey through the first quarter of the season than has the inconsistent Canadians, as Montreal is stuck in an eight-game losing streak. New York just snapped its own three-game winning streak but had won 15 of the previous 16 prior to losing the three-straight. The spiral downward continues for the Canadians with a loss in this one. Final Score Prediction, New York Islanders win 4-1.