|NHL Canadiens vs. Red Wings Picks & Predictions for January 24, 2014|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 24 January 2014 16:41|
Canadiens vs. Red Wings Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Red Wings are -109 money line favorites over the Canadiens, who are +101 money line underdogs. Montreal enters play with a 27-18-5 record and is 13-10-2 on the road this year, while Detroit is 22-18-10 overall and 8-11-7 at home. The total for this game is currently sitting at 5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Red Wings opened as +100 money line underdogs but their odds have climbed to -109, while the Habs' odds have shifted from -108 to +101. The total for this contest remains at 5 goals after opening at the same number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 52% of bettors favor the Red Wings. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the over. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 3-0-1 in the Habs' last four games overall, 3-0-1 in their last four games versus the Eastern Conference and 5-1-1 in their last seven road games. The over is also 7-2 in their last nine games playing on one day of rest, 16-5-5 in their last 26 games following a loss of three or more goals and 3-1-1 in their last five versus the Atlantic. The combined score also sailed over the total in the Red Wings' shootout victory over the Blackhawks earlier this week, which came just a few nights before they allowed five goals to the Blues on their home ice.
FRIDAY NHL FREE PICK: CANADIENS/RED WINGS OVER 5