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Moneyline favors Blues in battle with Canadiens

St. Louis BluesMontreal Canadiens
Jan 10, 7:30 PM | Bell Centre

St. Louis Blues vs Montreal Canadiens Odds

24-12-5TEAM RECORD16-18-7

St. Louis pays a visit to Montreal on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Canadiens bats in hockey action at Bell Centre.

Montreal battles the Blues, currently with a 24-12-5 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 18-19-4 for the Canadiens and 11-22-8 for the Blues.

View St Louis vs Montreal Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Canadiens as +100 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 8-rated Blues taking on the No. 14-rated Canadiens in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Montreal's No. 17-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Blues defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.2 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 13% rate while the Blues have a 82.1% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, St. Louis was a 4-0 winner at home against the Avalanche. Bettors on St. Louis at -200 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Montreal won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Lightning on January 7. Bettors who backed the Canadiens at -145 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

St. Louis Blues Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

A few Blues at Canadiens trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis' last 5 games when playing on the road against Montreal
St. Louis is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis' last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Montreal's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montreal's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
Montreal is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next up:
St. Louis home to Vancouver, Thursday, January 12
Montreal at Boston, Thursday, January 12

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