|NHL Canadiens vs. Senators Picks & Predictions for January 30, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Wednesday, 30 January 2013 15:24|
Canadiens vs. Senators Free Pick
OTTAWA, ONTARIO (The Spread) – One of the better matchups on the NHL schedule tonight takes place in Ottawa where the Senators will take on the Canadiens at 7:00PM ET.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Senators are -155 money line favorites versus the Canadiens, who are +135 on the ML. The over/under total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Senators opened as -150 money line favorites versus the Canadiens, who opened as +138 money line underdogs. Ottawa’s line moved up to -155, and Montreal’s line moved down to +135.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 59% of bettors favor the Canadiens. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Montreal. According to latest NHL trends, the Canadiens are 4-0 in their last four games overall and 4-0 in their last four games versus the Eastern Conference. The Senators, meanwhile, are 4-9 in their last 13 games on Wednesday, 11-27 in their last 38 games versus the Northeast and 2-6 in their last 8 home games against a team with a road winning percentage of greater than .600. Montreal also won two of three games in Ottawa last season, which included a 6-2 victory in late December. Look for Carey Price (allowed three goals on 21 shots on Tuesday) to continue his solid play and for the Habs to win a tough road game.
WEDNESDAY NHL FREE PICK: MONTREAL CANADIENS +135