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Montreal Canadiens Home to Oilers in NHL Betting Odds Action

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Bell Centre on Saturday as the host Montreal Canadiens battle the Edmonton Oilers in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Montreal Canadiens as -111 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.8-1.6 win for the Oilers on Saturday. 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 24-24-4 so far on the season. The Edmonton Oilers, meanwhile, are 21-26-5. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Montreal go 25-19-8 and the Oilers go 27-22-3 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Montreal vs Edmonton injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 28-ranked Montreal Canadiens and the No. 19-rated Edmonton Oilers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Montreal's No. 12-ranked offense, averaging 2.69 goals per game, against a Oilers defense that ranks No. 25 at 2.92 goals allowed. The Canadiens power play is averaging 17.88% while the Oilers defense kills off 81.08% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Oilers were a 7-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Senators. That made winners of bettors who got Edmonton at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

The Canadiens were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Sabres. That made winners of bettors who got Buffalo at +135 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Edmonton is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Edmonton's last 6 games
  • Edmonton is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Edmonton's last 7 games on the road
  • Montreal is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games
  • Montreal is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Montreal's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Edmonton at New York, Sunday, February 7th
Montreal home to Carolina, Sunday, February 7th