|NHL Canadiens vs. Islanders Picks & Predictions for March 21, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Thursday, 21 March 2013 13:15|
Canadiens vs. Islanders Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Canadiens are -130 money line favorites over the Islanders, who are +120 on the money line. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Canadiens opened as -117 money line favorites but the line has been bet up to -130, while the Islanders' odds opened at +108 and has climbed to +120.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 84% 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 3-0-1 in the last four meetings between these two teams in New York and 6-1-1 in the last eight meetings overall. The over is also 6-1 in the Canadiens' last seven road games, 8-2 in their last 10 games overall and 8-2 in their last 10 games versus Eastern Conference opponents. The over is also 4-1 in the Islanders' last five games playing on one day of rest, 4-1 in their last five games overall and 4-1 in their last five games versus Eastern Conference opponents.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: CANADIENS/ISLANDERS OVER 5.5