Canadiens face New Jersey Devils: NHL odds preview and stats
Montreal Canadiens vs New Jersey Devils Odds
The New Jersey Devils look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Canadiens arrive at Prudential Center on Tuesday.
The Devils currently sports a record of 17-18-10. The Canadiens are 27-13-5. Betting totals have seen the Devils post a 17-20-8 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Canadiens have gone 24-21 against the number.
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Devils rated this week at No. 20 and the Canadiens sitting at No. 5.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New Jersey's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 2.4 goals per game, against a Canadiens defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.7 goals allowed. The Devils power play is averaging 15.2% while the Canadiens defense kills off 80% of their penalties.
Montreal was a 5-1 loser in its last match at home against the Capitals. They lost as -140 favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.
Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -180 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Winnipeg are 6-4
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 1-9
After playing NY Rangers are 8-2
After a loss are 1-9
A few Canadiens at Devils trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Montreal's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Montreal's last 6 games
Montreal is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal's last 7 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey's last 7 games when playing at home against Montreal
New Jersey17-7-1 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games at home
New Jersey is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games when playing Montreal
Montreal at Winnipeg, Thursday, April 25
New Jersey home to Pittsburgh, Thursday, April 25