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Columbus Blue Jackets at Montreal Canadiens Betting Odds Preview with Pick

Columbus Blue Jackets

vs

Montreal Canadiens
Saturday, February 21, 2015 7:00 PM ET
Bell Centre

The Columbus Blue Jackets will look to grab a road win when they take on the Canadiens in Montreal at Bell Centre on Saturday in NHL betting odds action.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Montreal Canadiens Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Montreal Canadiens as -208 moneyline Favorite in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.

Computer Prediction: Columbus Blue Jackets vs Montreal Canadiens Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Canadiens to win this game 3-2.6. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Montreal Canadiens Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Montreal Canadiens are 37-16-5 overall while the Columbus Blue Jackets are 26-27-3. As for the totals, Montreal is 17-30-11 on the OU, and Columbus is 28-27-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Montreal vs Columbus injuries news.

This game puts the Montreal Canadiens, most recently No. 13 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Columbus Blue Jackets, who rate a No. 21 in the latest survey.

How Columbus Blue Jackets vs Montreal Canadiens Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Montreal Canadiens No. 22-ranked offense (2.66 goals per game) against a Columbus Blue Jackets defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.09 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 16.47% rate while the Blue Jackets have a 80.81% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Columbus, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Penguins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jackets at +210 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Montreal was a 3-2 winner at home against the Panthers. Bettors on Montreal at -142 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Columbus Blue Jackets vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Odds Trends

Columbus is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Columbus's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Columbus's last 6 games when playing Montreal
Montreal is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal's last 6 games when playing Columbus
Montreal is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Columbus
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal's last 7 games when playing at home against Columbus

Next Betting Matchups

Columbus at New York, Sunday, February 22nd
Montreal at St. Louis, Tuesday, February 24th

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