Montreal Canadiens vs. Winnipeg Jets Prediction, Odds, Picks for NHL Monday [12/18/2023]

Montreal Canadiens vs. Winnipeg Jets Prediction, Odds, Picks for NHL Monday [12/18/2023]

The Winnipeg Jets and Montreal Canadiens will lock horns in the NHL at Canada Life Centre on Monday, with puck drop at 7:30PM ET.'s in-depth betting preview for Monday's Canadiens vs. Jets matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Canadiens vs. Jets Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used advanced machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Monday's NHL matchup between the Canadiens and Jets 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our leading predictive analytics model gives the Jets a 66% chance of beating the Canadiens.

According to our model, the Canadiens (+1.5) have a 56% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 6 goals has a 51% chance of going under.

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Canadiens vs. Jets Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Canadiens Jets
Puck Line +1.5 (-118) -1.5 (+102)
Moneyline +205 -245
Total o6 (+102) u6 (-120)
  • The Jets are -1.5 favorites against the Canadiens, with +102 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Canadiens (+1.5) to cover the puck line, DraftKings Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -118.
  • DraftKings currently has the best moneyline odds for the Jets at -245, which means you can risk $245 to win $100 for a total payout of $345 if they get the W.
  • On the other hand, FanDuel currently has the best moneyline odds for the Canadiens at +205, where you can put down $100 to profit $205, earning a total payout of $305 if they win.
  • The Over/Under sits at 6 with DraftKings, which currently has the best odds for the Over at +102, while BetMGM Sportsbook currently has the best odds for the Under at -120.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, check out the sports betting sites you have access to in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Canadiens vs. Jets Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Canadiens +1.5 -118
Moneyline Canadiens +205
Total Over 6 +102


While the Jets are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, taking the Canadiens moneyline is the best option because of the edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges seen here at Dimers is pivotal to being a profitable sports bettor in the long run.

Furthermore, despite the Under being more likely to hit on this occasion, Over 6 is our best bet on account of the better odds (+102) that are available from DraftKings Sportsbook.

Our best NHL bets are based on world-class simulations and wagering expertise to serve you the best possible plays every time.

Canadiens vs. Jets Player Props

Who will score an anytime goal in Canadiens vs. Jets? The data is in.

Featured below are the most likely first goal and most likely anytime goal scorers for both the Canadiens and Jets this Monday.

And you know what, we provide this information to you for FREE to help you choose the best prop picks for Monday's game.

According to DimersBOT, Winnipeg's Nikolaj Ehlers is most likely to score the first goal in Canadiens vs. Jets.

DimersBOT gives Ehlers a 9.1% chance of scoring the first goal at Canada Life Centre, while the Jets star is a 43.1% chance of registering an anytime goal.

Scroll down for the full list of first and anytime goal scorer probabilities.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Montreal Canadiens

Player First Goal Probability
Cole Caufield 5.7%
Nick Suzuki 4.8%
Josh Anderson 3.8%
Sean Monahan 3.4%
Mike Matheson 2.9%

Winnipeg Jets

Player First Goal Probability
Nikolaj Ehlers 9.1%
Mark Scheifele 8.6%
Gabriel Vilardi 5.9%
Cole Perfetti 5.4%
Nino Niederreiter 4.9%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Montreal Canadiens

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Cole Caufield 29.0%
Nick Suzuki 27.3%
Sean Monahan 19.8%
Josh Anderson 18.8%
Mike Matheson 15.8%

Winnipeg Jets

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Nikolaj Ehlers 43.1%
Mark Scheifele 41.0%
Gabriel Vilardi 31.8%
Cole Perfetti 27.6%
Nino Niederreiter 26.2%
Don't forget, our model updates often, so keep checking this article for the latest betting analysis before the Canadiens vs. Jets on Monday December 18, 2023.

Canadiens vs. Jets Game Information

Monday's matchup between the Jets and Canadiens at Canada Life Centre is scheduled to commence at 7:30PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of Canadiens vs. Jets includes pregame predictions, betting picks, and live win probabilities.

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