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Montreal Canadiens at Nashville Predators Betting Lines and Trends

Montreal pays a visit to Nashville on Monday, hoping to shut down the Predators snipers in hockey action at Bridgestone Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Nashville Predators were listed earlier today as -146 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada), while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.3-2 result in favor of the Predators today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Montreal Canadiens vs Nashville Predators Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Nashville will face the 20-11-3 Canadiens. In totals betting, the Predators are 11-15-7 in over under betting so far this season while the Montreal Canadiens are 15-13-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Nashville vs Montreal injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Nashville Predators at No. 5 and the Montreal Canadiens at No. 18 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Nashville Predators No. 18-ranked offense (2.58 goals per game) against a Montreal Canadiens defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.41 goals per game allowed. The Predators powerplay has clicked at a 20.54% rate while the Canadiens have a 84.55% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Montreal lost its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Stars on December 19. Bettors who backed the Stars at -156 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Nashville, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Wild at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Predators at -127 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Montreal is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal's last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Montreal's last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Montreal's last 8 games when playing Nashville
  • Nashville is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Nashville's last 8 games when playing Montreal
  • Nashville is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Montreal

Next Betting Matchups

Montreal at Minnesota, Tuesday, December 22nd
Nashville home to Detroit, Saturday, December 26th