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Boston Bruins Have Had no Answer For Carey Price

One of the most heated rivalries in the NHL reignites on Tuesday when the Eastern Conference-leading Montreal Canadiens host the Boston Bruins at the Bell Centre with both teams having won four of their last five games.

  • The Bruins are 2-10 in their last 12 games against the Canadiens.
  • The Canadiens are 8-0 on the moneyline and 6-2 on the puckline in their last 8 games at home.
  • Carey Price is 23-8-3 in 34 career starts against the Bruins.

After Al Montoya’s performance on Saturday, it’s very likely the Canadiens start their ringer Carey Price in net as he looks to stay undefeated for the season and for his 10th straight regular season win against the Boston Bruins.

With Price in net, the Canadiens have looked like Stanley Cup contenders. They’ve allowed just 1.57 goals per game and scored 3.57 in games started by No. 31. His likely counterpart tonight, Tuukka Rask, has been equally as important for his team as he owns a 7-1-0 record so far this season with a save percentage of .941 and even posted a shutout against the Sabres last night.

The Bruins are just 3-7 in their last 10 games on the second half of a back-to-back and the OVER/UNDER is 3-6-1 in those games. I’m expecting Price and the Canadiens to come away with another win against the Bruins tonight in a low-scoring affair.

Boston Bruins vs Montreal Canadiens Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

10-1-1 Montreal battles the Bruins, currently with a 7-5-0 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 5-6-1 for the Canadiens and 5-7 for the Bruins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Montreal vs Boston injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 9-rated Montreal Canadiens and the No. 23-ranked Boston Bruins, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Montreal's No. 4-ranked offense, averaging 3.25 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.67 goals allowed. The Canadiens power play is averaging 17.95% while the Bruins defense kills off 84.31% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston was a 4-0 winner in its last match at home against the Sabres. They won as favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Montreal was a 5-4 winner at home against the Flyers. Bettors on Montreal at -154 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Montreal is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Montreal is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • Montreal is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Montreal is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to Columbus, Thursday, November 10th
Montreal home to Los Angeles, Thursday, November 10th