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NHL HOCKEY

Montreal Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

The Montreal Canadiens and the Tampa Bay Lightning will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Last time out for Montreal, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Predators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Canadiens at +100 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Tampa Bay won its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Panthers on December 23. Bettors who backed the Lightning at -101 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 23-11-3 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 5 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 12 games

When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Montreal:
Team record: 22-13-3 SU, ATS

is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of last 17 games on the road
is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games

When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Nashville are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Next up:
Montreal at Florida, Sunday, December 29
Tampa Bay home to NY Rangers, Sunday, December 29