|NHL Canadiens vs. Lightning Picks & Predictions for March 9, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 09 March 2013 14:00|
Canadiens vs. Lightning Free Pick
LINE MOVEMENT: The Canadiens opened as +104 money line underdogs but they're now -104 on the line, while the Lightning's odds have dropped from -113 down to -104.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 68% 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 the over. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 5-0 in the Canadiens' last five games overall, 4-0 in their last four road games and 5-0 in their last five games versus the Eastern Conference. The over is also 49-19-2 in the Lighting's last 70 games versus the Eastern Conference, 51-24-4 in their last 79 home games and 55-26-2 in their last 82 games overall. With the way Montreal has scored of late, there should be no issues in the combined score playing over the total tonight.
SATURDAY NHL FREE PICK: CANADIENS/LIGHTNING OVER 5.5