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Moneyline favors Canucks in battle with Canadiens

Vancouver CanucksMontreal Canadiens
Dec 8, 7:30 PM | Bell Centre

Vancouver Canucks vs Montreal Canadiens Odds

16-10-1TEAM RECORD11-11-6

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Montreal and Vancouver on Thursday, with the host Canadiens trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The Canadiens are 11-11-6 so far on the season. The Canucks, meanwhile, are 16-10-1. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Montreal go 10-15-3 and the Canucks go 13-12-2 on the totals.

View Vancouver vs Montreal Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Hockey odds makers opened the Canadiens as +110 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5.

Power Rankings:
The Canadiens sit at No. 12 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Canucks sit at a No. 3 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Montreal's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 2.5 goals per game, against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.5 goals allowed. The Canadiens power play is averaging 11.8% while the Canucks defense kills off 86% of their penalties.

Last time out for Vancouver, they were a 6-0 winner as they battled the Avalanche at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Canucks at -220 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Montreal lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Blue Jackets on December 6. Bettors who backed the Blue Jackets at +132 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Vancouver Canucks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing San Jose are 8-2
After playing Colorado are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing New Jersey are 4-6
After playing Columbus are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

A few Canucks at Canadiens trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Vancouver's last 10 games when playing on the road against Montreal
Vancouver is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Vancouver is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 5 games when playing Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Montreal's last 10 games when playing at home against Vancouver
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games at home
Montreal is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Vancouver
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games when playing Vancouver

Next up:
Vancouver at Ottawa, Saturday, December 10
Montreal at New Jersey, Saturday, December 10

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