Montreal Canadiens Take on the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 1 of the NHL Playoffs

The Montreal Canadiens take on the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 1 of the NHL playoffs at the T-Mobile arena on June 14, 2021 at 9 PM EST. The Montreal Canadiens often find themselves as the underdog in the Stanley Cup playoffs – and that won’t change for Game 1 of their third-round series with Vegas. The Habs are coming into this game 32-24-11 straight up and 28-36-3 over/under while the Las Vegas Golden Knights come into this game 48-17-4 straight up and 34-33-2 over/under.

Game 1 Montreal Canadiens vs Vegas Golden Knights Betting Odds, Line Movement

The Sportsbooks opened up with the Vegas Golden Knights listed as the -260 favorites. However, we have seen some line movement to the Golden Knights listed as the -280 favorites at some US Sportsbooks. The online bookmakers have the total for Game 1 listed at 5.5.


Notes On The Montreal Canadiens For Game 1 In The NHL Playoffs

Hockey fans were stunned when the Montreal Canadiens rallied from a 3-1 deficit in round 1 of the NHL playoffs to beat Toronto 4-2. The Habs breezed through their second round matchup and are now just one win away from hockey’s biggest prize: Stanley Cup victory. Montreal has won seven consecutive games and has only allowed 12 goals during that time.

As far as Montreal Canadiens players to consider for a potential daily fantasy or prop-bet play, Tyler Toffoli has been the team’s most impressive this post season. In seven games, he’s recorded four goals and four assists in addition to having one power play goal, a short handed tally, an overtime marker and two game winning goals.

Notes On The Vegas Golden Knights For Game 1 In The NHL Playoffs

The Golden Knights have overcome their toughest part of the playoffs. They had lost four of five games between the first and second rounds and almost lost a 3-1 series lead against Minnesota in Round 1 before falling behind 2-0 to Colorado in Round 2.The resume of the Golden Knights is almost a perfect mirror image of four straight wins over the Avalanche.

Scoring three goals in the Golden Knights’ four-game sweep of the Avalanche, Max Pacioretty is at an eight-point pace through seven postseason games. “All eyes will be on Golden Knights forward Max Pacioretty.”Pacioretty spent his first 10 NHL seasons with the Montreal Canadiens, teaming up with many of their players and only facing them in three games during his time as a Vegas Golden Knight.
Game 1 Montreal Canadiens vs Vegas Golden Knights Betting Odds, Lines Picks & Predictions

Game 1 NHL Playoff Betting Pick & Prediction: Las Vegas Golden Knights (-270)

The Montreal Canadiens come into the NHL playoffs as underdogs. The unlucky Habs just couldn’t get it done in last year’s playoff game against the New York Rivere Rangers. Wondering if this bad luck will continue is hard to say but many experts believe that Vegas Golden Knights are going to make quick work of them in Game 1.

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