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Vegas Golden Knights vs Montreal Canadiens 06/24/2021 Betting Forecast, Odds and NHL Spread
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Vegas Golden Knights vs Montreal Canadiens 06/24/2021 – Another win will bring the Montreal Canadiens back to the Stanley Cup Finals. The historic franchise will have the chance to complete the upset against the Vegas Golden Knights when the teams meet in Game 6 of their best-of-seven semifinal series, Thursday inside the Bell Centre in Quebec. The Canadiens imposed their dominance in Game 5 on the road as they trounced the Golden Knights, 4-1, to inch closer to an elusive championship series trip, which the team has not gotten to since 1993. But despite the series lead and the home-ice advantage, Montreal is still tagged as slight underdogs for Game 6 based on the latest update from the best betting sites for NHL. The puck will be dropped at 08:00 PM Eastern Time with a live broadcast on USA and NHL.TV.
Vegas Golden Knights vs Montreal Canadiens 06/24/2021
When: Thursday, June 24, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec
Vegas Golden Knights vs Montreal Canadiens 06/24/2021 Betting Odds:
Vegas Golden Knights
Five games into the series, Vegas Golden Knights surprisingly have found themselves on the brink of elimination. It is an odd position for a team that is favored to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals, but Vegas is not losing hope. Alex Pietrangelo remains optimistic of his team’s chances, saying the series is played at most “seven games for a reason.” Critics of the team point out that the Golden Knights are being beaten on the mental aspect of the series rather than physical. But members of the squad refused to assent with the narrative. With their backs against the wall, Vegas will be forced to unleash their final tricks to force a Game 7.
Players to watch: W. Karlsson C (G 4 A 10 PTS 14), M. Pacioretty LW (G 5 A 6 PTS 11), A. Pietrangelo D (G 4 A 7 PTS 11).
The opportunity to break the dry spell is now presented in front of the Canadiens; they just have to seize it. A win on Thursday will mark Montreal’s return to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in nearly three decades, and the team certainly would not want to waste the chance, especially that the game will be played in front of their home crowd. Entering the postseason, the Canadiens were rather below the radar in terms of championship contention.
But here they are now, just a victory away from dropping the upset ax against the Golden Knights. Asked about what has propelled the team to its current position, Jesperi Kotkaniemi said that it was all about the players’ trust and confidence in each other. That type of mindset has done wonders for the team. And with a potential series clincher brought back at home, fans can expect an elevated type of confidence from the Canadiens.
Players to watch: T. Toffoli RW (G 5 A 9 PTS 14), N. Suzuki C (G 5 A 8 PTS 13), C. Perry RW (G 3 A 6 PTS 9).
Vegas Golden Knights vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Predictions
Vegas is 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
Montreal is 10-2 SU in their last 12 games.
Golden Knights vs Canadiens Betting Picks
After Thursday’s match, NHL fans will be served with the best two words in sports: Game Seven. The Golden Knights will carry their pride all the to Montreal and serve the Canadiens a dose of their own medicine following the lopsided finish in Game 5. NHL Betting Lines suggest that a major bounce-back is about to take place – and surely it will. Vegas will leave everything on the rink to salvage its season. Game 6 will be a dominant showcase in favor of the visitors.
Score Prediction: Golden Knights 6, Canadiens 2.