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Montreal Canadiens take on Red Wings in NHL Betting Odds

The Detroit Red Wings get a visit from the Montreal Canadiens in NHL Betting Odds action on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Montreal Canadiens in this one, they Canadiens listed earlier today as underdogs of 145 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.2-2.3 victory for the Red Wings. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Montreal Canadiens vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Montreal Canadiens have seen them go 19-7-3 so far this season, while the Red Wings are at 15-8-5. In totals betting, the Detroit Red Wings are 9-13-6, while the Canadiens are 14-9-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Montreal injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 4-rated Montreal Canadiens taking on the No. 18-rated Detroit Red Wings in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Detroit Red Wings No. 17-ranked offense (2.61 goals per game) against a Montreal Canadiens defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.28 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 17.05% rate while the Canadiens have a 85.87% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Canadiens were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Bruins. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at +118 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for OVER bettors.

The Red Wings were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Capitals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -176 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Montreal is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Montreal is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Montreal's last 9 games on the road
  • Montreal is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
  • Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Montreal home to Ottawa, Saturday, December 12th
Detroit at New Jersey, Friday, December 11th

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