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The Columbus Blue Jackets and the Montreal Canadiens will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Bell Centre.

In their last action, Columbus was a 3-1 loser at home against the Hurricanes. Bettors on Carolina at +168 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Montreal was a 6-3 winner in its last match at home against the Avalanche. They won as -129 favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

Montreal:
Team record: 38-25-7 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.

is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 10 games when playing Columbus
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing at home against Columbus

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 3-3-1
After a win are 6-4

Columbus:
Team record: 35-27-6 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 10 games when playing Montreal
is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After playing Carolina are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

Next up:
Columbus home to NY Rangers, Friday, March 21
Montreal at Toronto, Saturday, March 22