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Montreal CanadiensNew York Rangers
Nov 5, 7:00 PM | Madison Square Garden

Montreal Canadiens vs New York Rangers Odds

5-5-2TEAM RECORD5-3-3

New York will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Montreal Canadiens pay a visit to Madison Square Garden.

The Rangers sport records of 5-3-3 heading into this matchup, while the Canadiens sit at 5-5-2 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-5-2 for the Rangers and 5-6-1 for the Canadiens.

View Montreal vs NY Rangers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Rangers as -155 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 25-rated Rangers and the No. 9-ranked Canadiens, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 20-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Canadiens defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 13.6% rate while the Canadiens have a 84.3% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Montreal, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Senators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Canadiens at -111 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Rangers were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Ducks. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Edmonton are 4-6
After playing Ottawa are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Florida are 4-6
After playing Anaheim are 7-7-1
After a win are 3-7

A few Canadiens at Rangers trends to consider:
Montreal is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
Montreal is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Montreal's last 18 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Rangers last 5 games at home
NY Rangers are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of the NY Rangers last 18 games when playing at home against Montreal
NY Rangers are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing Montreal

Next up:
Montreal home to Edmonton, Tuesday, November 8
NY Rangers home to Winnipeg, Sunday, November 6

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