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Detroit Red Wings at Montreal Canadiens Betting Odds Preview with Pick

A key battle on the NHL odds menu sees visiting Detroit Red Wings dueling the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday at Bell Centre.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

NHL Hockey odds makers at Bovada had the Montreal Canadiens as -230 moneyline favorites in this betting matchup. Those over under betting saw the line open at 5 at BetOnline.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 2.9-2.7 result in favor of the Canadiens today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Detroit Red Wings vs Montreal Canadiens Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Montreal will face the 28-32-11 Red Wings. In totals betting, the Canadiens are 27-31-14 in over under betting so far this season while the Detroit Red Wings are 32-31-8. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Montreal vs Detroit injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Montreal Canadiens rated this week at No. 26 and the Detroit Red Wings sitting at No. 24.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Montreal Canadiens No. 15-ranked offense (2.76 goals per game) against a Detroit Red Wings defense that ranks No. 24 at 2.99 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 20.1% rate while the Red Wings have a 81.25% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Wings were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Sabres. That made winners of bettors who got Buffalo at +122 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Montreal was a 4-1 winner at home against the Senators. Bettors on Montreal at -158 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • Detroit is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Montreal
  • Montreal is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games
  • Montreal is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
  • Montreal is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Montreal is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit home to Tampa Bay, Friday, March 24th
Montreal home to Carolina, Thursday, March 23rd