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NHL Betting Odds and Prediction - Montreal Canadiens vs Detroit Red Wings

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Montreal Canadiens at Detroit battle on Saturday at Joe Louis Arena as the Red Wings try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Detroit sat as 118 underdogs over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

A 3.4-1.8 result in favor of the Canadiens is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Montreal Canadiens vs Detroit Red Wings Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Detroit will face the 15-4-2 Canadiens. In totals betting, the Red Wings are 9-9-3 in over under betting so far this season while the Montreal Canadiens are 7-8-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Montreal injuries news.

This game puts the Detroit Red Wings, most recently No. 23 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Montreal Canadiens, who rate a No. 3 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Detroit Red Wings No. 21-ranked offense (2.52 goals per game) against a Montreal Canadiens defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.24 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 13.33% rate while the Canadiens have a 82.72% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Montreal won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Hurricanes on November 24. Bettors who backed the Canadiens at -181 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Detroit was a 5-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Devils. They won as +127 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Montreal is 15-8 ATS in its last 23 games
  • Montreal is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Montreal is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games
  • Montreal is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
  • Detroit is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Detroit is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Montreal at Anaheim, Tuesday, November 29th
Detroit home to Dallas, Tuesday, November 29th