Montreal Canadiens vs Florida Panthers Odds
The Florida Panthers look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Canadiens arrive at BB&T Center on Sunday.
This season the Panthers are 7-12-6 overall while the Canadiens are 16-5-4. As for the totals, Florida is 12-13 on the OU, and Montreal is 14-11.
The Canadiens were listed as 129 favorites on the hockey moneyline earlier at . The total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.
This game matches up the No. 29 (Panthers) and the No. 4 (Canadiens) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Florida's No. 23-ranked offense, averaging 2.5 goals per game, against a Canadiens defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.6 goals allowed. The Panthers power play is averaging 18.2% while the Canadiens defense kills off 81.4% of their penalties.
The Canadiens were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got Montreal at +103 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.
Florida lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Jets on March 8. Bettors who backed the Jets at -125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing Winnipeg are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
A few Canadiens at Panthers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Montreal's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Montreal's last 5 games on the road
Montreal is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Montreal is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida's last 7 games at home
Florida is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Montreal
Florida is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games at home
Florida is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Montreal home to Ottawa, Wednesday, March 13
Florida home to Tampa Bay, Tuesday, March 12