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New Jersey Devils Visit Montreal Canadiens Betting Lines and Pick for NHL Clash

The New Jersey Devils will look to grab a road win when they take on the Canadiens in Montreal at Bell Centre on Wednesday in NHL betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting New Jersey Devils before puck drop in this match found them as 125 moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5, according to BetOnline.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Devils to win this game 2.8-2.2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New Jersey Devils vs Montreal Canadiens Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New Jersey Devils will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 20-15-5 this season, while the Canadiens are 22-16-3. New Jersey is 11-17-12 against the total, while Montreal is 19-16-6 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Montreal vs New Jersey injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Montreal Canadiens at No. 24 and the New Jersey Devils at No. 28 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Montreal Canadiens No. 5-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a New Jersey Devils defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.38 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 18.12% rate while the Devils have a 83.19% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Devils were a 1-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Red Wings. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -111 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Montreal was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Flyers. Bettors on Philadelphia at -110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • New Jersey is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey's last 6 games on the road
  • New Jersey is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Montreal
  • Montreal is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • Montreal is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal's last 6 games at home
  • Montreal is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against New Jersey

Next Betting Matchups

New Jersey home to Boston, Friday, January 8th
Montreal home to Pittsburgh, Saturday, January 9th

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