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Nashville Predators

Montreal Canadiens
3-3-1 October 19, 2013, 07:00 PM | Bell Centre 5-2-0



Montreal will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Nashville Predators pay a visit to Bell Centre.

Supporters of the Predators have seen them go 3-3-1 so far this season, while the Canadiens are at 5-2-0. In totals betting, the Canadiens are 2-5, while the Predators are 2-3-2.

View Nashville Predators vs Montreal Canadiens Odds and Stats.

The Predators were listed as 169 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Saturday at BetOnline.

It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Canadiens and the No. 29-ranked Predators, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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Nashville lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Kings on October 17. Bettors who backed the Kings at -110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Montreal won its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Blue Jackets on October 17. Bettors who backed the Canadiens at -155 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Montreal's No. 6-ranked offense (3.57 goals per game) against a Predators defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.86 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 26.67% rate while the Predators have a 76% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Predators at Canadiens trends to consider:
Nashville is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Nashville is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games
Nashville is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Nashville's last 6 games on the road
Montreal is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Montreal's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Montreal's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games when playing Nashville


Next up:
Nashville at Atlanta, Sunday, October 20th
Montreal at Edmonton, Tuesday, October 22nd
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