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Montreal Canadiens vs. Detroit Red Wings

The Montreal Canadiens and the Detroit Red Wings will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Joe Louis Arena.

Last time out for Montreal, they were a 5-1 loser as they battled the Penguins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -190 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Red Wings were a 5-4 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Blackhawks. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at +155 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Detroit:
Team record: 22-18-10 SU, ATS

is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games when playing Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games
is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games when playing Montreal

When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Chicago are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

Montreal:
Team record: 27-18-5 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games when playing Detroit
is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road

When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Next up:
Montreal home to Washington, Saturday, January 25
Detroit home to Florida, Sunday, January 26