Montreal Canadiens vs Florida Panthers Betting Preview
Florida Panthers vs Montreal Canadiens Odds
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.
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.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Canadiens at No. 15 and the Panthers at No. 22 heading into this contest.
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
Florida at Minnesota, Thursday, March 29
Montreal at NY Rangers, Friday, March 30