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Montreal Canadiens host Pittsburgh Penguins in hockey action

Pittsburgh PenguinsMontreal Canadiens
Feb 7, 7:30 PM | Bell Centre

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Montreal Canadiens Odds

30-19-4TEAM RECORD20-24-9

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

The Penguins will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 30-19-4 this season, while the Canadiens are 20-24-9. Pittsburgh is 22-25-6 on the totals; Montreal is 21-27-5.

View Pittsburgh vs Montreal Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Hockey odds makers opened the Canadiens as +145 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 12 (Canadiens) and the No. 2 (Penguins) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Montreal's No. 19-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 12.5% rate while the Penguins have a 87.6% rate on the penalty kill.

Pittsburgh lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Devils on February 5. Bettors who backed the Devils at +103 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Montreal won its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Jets on February 5. Bettors who backed the Canadiens at -119 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing New Jersey are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Islanders are 5-5
After playing Winnipeg are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

A few Penguins at Canadiens trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Montreal
Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Montreal's last 13 games
Montreal is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games
Montreal is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to Winnipeg, Friday, February 10
Montreal at NY Islanders, Thursday, February 9

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