Rangers meet Habs in Montreal

The New York Rangers are 0-4 in their past four games against the Montreal Canadiens on the NHL lines as those teams meet on the ice at the Bell Centre on Saturday.

Overall the Rangers are just 3-7 in their past 10 games against the Canadiens, losing 2-0 to them at home as a -117 favorite when they last met on October 28.

The UNDER has paid out in each of the last four games between the teams.

The Canadiens sit at 10-8-2 on the season; in comparison, the Rangers are currently 9-9-0. Looking to wager on the totals? Montreal is 5-14-1 OU, and New York is 7-8-3 OU.

View New York Rangers vs Montreal Canadiens Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as 134 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.

It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 6-rated Canadiens and the No. 15-ranked Rangers, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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New York lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Devils on November 12. Bettors who backed the Devils at +160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

The Canadiens were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jackets. That made winners of bettors who got Montreal at -109 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Montreal's No. 20-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.72 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 23.68% rate while the Rangers have a 83.08% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Rangers at Canadiens trends to consider:
NY Rangers is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Rangers's last 6 games
NY Rangers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
NY Rangers is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Montreal is 1-5-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 6 games at home
Montreal is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Rangers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games when playing NY Rangers

Next up:
New York home to Los Angeles, Sunday, November 17th
Montreal home to Minnesota, Tuesday, November 19th

 

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