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Moneyline Favors the Montreal Canadiens in Battle with the Edmonton Oilers – Betting Odds and Pick

The Montreal Canadiens will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Edmonton Oilers pay a visit to Bell Centre.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Montreal Canadiens as -153 favorites earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at MyBookie for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Canadiens to win this game 3.8-1.8. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Edmonton Oilers vs Montreal Canadiens Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Montreal Canadiens are 13-13-4 so far on the season. The Edmonton Oilers, meanwhile, are 11-15-2. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Montreal go 14-14-2 and the Oilers go 15-13 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Montreal vs Edmonton injuries news.

The Oilers - Canadiens odds would favor the Oilers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Montreal is rated No. 20 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Edmonton is at No. 12.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Montreal Canadiens No. 30-ranked offense (2.38 goals per game) against a Edmonton Oilers defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.24 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 15.73% rate while the Oilers have a 73.17% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Edmonton lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Flyers on December 06. Bettors who backed the Flyers at +118 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Montreal was a 3-2 loser in its last match at home against the Flames. They lost as favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Edmonton is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 5 games
  • Edmonton is 13-6 ATS in its last 19 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Edmonton's last 6 games on the road
  • Montreal is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Montreal is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Montreal's last 16 games
  • Montreal is 4-17 ATS in its last 21 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Edmonton at Toronto, Sunday, December 10th
Montreal home to New Jersey, Thursday, December 14th