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Montreal Canadiens vs. New York Islanders

The Montreal Canadiens and the New York Islanders will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Nassau Coliseum.

Last time out for Montreal, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Flyers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at +125 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, New York was a 6-3 loser on the road against the Coyotes. Bettors on Phoenix at -166 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

New York:
Team record: 9-19-5 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of the NY Islanders last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of the NY Islanders last 9 games when playing Montreal
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Islanders last 5 games when playing at home against Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the NY Islanders last 9 games

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing New Jersey are 3-7
After playing Phoenix are 3-3-1
After a loss are 1-9

Montreal:
Team record: 19-11-3 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 9 games when playing NY Islanders
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Islanders
is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games

When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Next up:
Montreal home to Florida, Sunday, December 15
NY Islanders home to Tampa Bay, Tuesday, December 17