The Canadiens and Flyers go head-to-head in the opening game of their playoff series.
Philadelphia enter as favorites, having recorded 41 wins in the season. However, they will have their hands full as Montreal is capable of causing an upset.
Lock: Over 5.5 (+125*)
Moneyline: Canadiens (+140*)
Puck line: Canadiens +1.5 (-210*)
Total goals: Over 5.5 (+125*) has a 52% probability
Our predictor has this one going over 5.5 goals at a 52 percent probability. One of their regular-season matchups saw a total of seven goals, and with both teams desperate to go up 1-0, expect more of the same.
Moneyline: Canadiens (+140*) has a 42% probability
Their probability of winning is under 50 percent, however the Canadiens are the pick at the Moneyline as they are +140 underdogs. They are very capable of causing an upset and there is no doubt that the Flyers will have their hands full.
Puck line: Canadiens +1.5 (-210*) has a 66% probability
Bookmakers are expecting a tight contest, as the Canadiens are -210 at the puck line at the time of publishing. Our model has them covering at a 66 percent probability.
This has all the makings of a thriller, with our predictor suggesting we're set for a tight and high-scoring game. Smart money is with the over and the Canadiens.
*Odds and percentages correct at time of publishing.