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Montreal Canadiens Host New York Rangers in NHL Betting Action

NHL betting odds interest swings to the New York Rangers at Montreal battle on Saturday at Bell Centre as the Canadiens try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Montreal sat as -135 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.8-2.2 win for the Rangers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Rangers vs Montreal Canadiens Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Rangers will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 3-6-2 this season, while the Canadiens are 2-7-1. New York is 6-5 against the total, while Montreal is 6-3-1 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Montreal vs New York injuries news.

The Rangers - Canadiens odds would favor the Rangers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Montreal is rated No. 25 in the current Odds Shark poll, while New York is at No. 17.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Montreal Canadiens No. 31-ranked offense (1.8 goals per game) against a New York Rangers defense that ranks No. 24 at 3.45 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 12.2% rate while the Rangers have a 76.92% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, New York was a 5-2 winner at home against the Coyotes. Bettors on New York at -168 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Montreal was a 4-0 loser at home against the Kings. Bettors on Los Angeles at +113 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • NY Rangers is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games
  • NY Rangers is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Rangers's last 5 games
  • NY Rangers is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Montreal is 1-12 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Montreal is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Montreal's last 6 games
  • Montreal is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Las Vegas, Tuesday, October 31st
Montreal at Ottawa, Monday, October 30th