Panthers open as moneyline underdog vs Canadiens

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Jan 22, 7:30 PM | Bell Centre

Florida Panthers vs Montreal Canadiens Odds

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The visiting Panthers hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Bell Centre against the Montreal Canadiens.

Supporters of the Panthers have seen them go 1-1 so far this season, while the Canadiens are at 0-1. In totals betting, the Canadiens are 0-1, while the Panthers are 1-1.

View Florida vs Montreal Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Canadiens in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -155 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The Canadiens sit at No. 15 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Panthers sit at a No. 22 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Montreal's No. 28-ranked offense (1 goals per game) against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 20% rate while the Panthers have a 90% rate on the penalty kill.

Last time out for Florida, they were a 4-0 loser as they battled the Senators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Senators at -146 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Montreal was a 2-1 loser in its last match at home against the Maple Leafs. They lost as -135 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing Ottawa are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Panthers at Canadiens trends to consider:
Florida is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Florida's last 12 games when playing on the road against Montreal
Florida is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games
Florida is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Montreal's last 12 games when playing at home against Florida
Montreal is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
Montreal is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Florida

Next up:
Florida home to Ottawa, Thursday, January 24
Montreal at Washington, Thursday, January 24