Montreal Canadians versus Ottawa Senators Pick Prediction NHL Playoff Game 5 Lines Odds Preview 5-9-2013


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The Ottawa Senators will be looking for the series clincher when they travel to face the Montreal Canadians in Game 5 of their best of seven NHL Playoff in a pro hockey game on Thursday night.

Face off time from Montreal is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by CNBC.

The Game 5 NHL playoff odds have the home team Montreal Canadians favored by -122 odds with the return on the Ottawa Senators at +113 odds. The goal total is set at 5 goals.

Ottawa overcomes a two goal deficit after two periods by defeating the Montreal Canadians 3-2 as a -125 odds home favorite. The total landed right at the closing number of five goals.

Ottawa finds the equalizer at the 19:37 mark of the third period as Cory Conacher finds the net to force the overtime session. At 2:32 of overtime Kyle Turris scores the game winner for Ottawa to give the Senators a 3-1 series lead in this best of seven NHL playoff series. The Senators outshoot the Canadians by a 34-28 margin and won eight more face-offs than Montreal. Neither team did much on the power play in Game 4 as Ottawa goes 0 of 3 and Montreal at 0 of 1 on the man advantage. For the series the Canadians are just 2 of 14 on power plays.