Montreal Canadiens vs Florida Panthers Betting Preview

Florida PanthersMontreal Canadiens
March 27, 7:30 PM | Bell Centre

Florida Panthers vs Montreal Canadiens Odds

36-24-15TEAM RECORD29-34-13

Bell Centre hosts an NHL battle between the Montreal Canadiens and the visiting Florida Panthers on Tuesday.

The Canadiens sport records of 29-34-13 heading into this matchup, while the Panthers sit at 36-24-15 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 30-37-9 for the Canadiens and 29-35-11 for the Panthers.

View Florida vs Montreal Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 100 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Canadiens at No. 15 and the Panthers at No. 22 heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Montreal's No. 20-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 14.7% rate while the Panthers have a 79.6% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Florida, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Islanders at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Islanders at +155 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Montreal lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Flyers on March 24. Bettors who backed the Flyers at -255 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing NY Islanders are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing NY Rangers are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Panthers at Canadiens trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Florida's last 11 games when playing on the road against Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida's last 5 games on the road
Florida is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Montreal
Florida is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Montreal's last 11 games when playing at home against Florida
Montreal is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 6 games
Montreal is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next up:
Florida at Minnesota, Thursday, March 29
Montreal at NY Rangers, Friday, March 30

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