Lightning vs. Habs Game 4 Free Pick

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC (The Spread) – Will it be a high-scoring game between the Lightning and Canadiens tonight with Montreal having an opportunity to close Tampa Bay out?

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Canadiens are -164 money line favorites over the Lightning, who are +151 on the ML. The total for tonight’s game is currently sitting at 5 goals with Montreal up three-games-to-none in the best-of-seven series.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Canadiens opened as -180 money line favorites but their odds have dropped all the way down to -164, while the Lightning’s odds have gone from +165 down to +151 at most online and Vegas sports books. As for the total, it opened at 5 and that’s where it currently sits.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 66% 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 7-2-1 in the Lightning’s last 10 road games, 49-20-4 in their last 73 versus a team with a winning record and 4-1-4 in their last nine conference quarterfinals games. The over is also 3-0-2 in the Habs’ last five versus Atlantic opponents and 3-0-3 in their last six conference quarterfinals games. Everyone is expecting a tight, low-scoring game tonight between these two teams but we think it’ll be the exact opposite.

2014 NHL PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: LIGHTNING/CANADIENS OVER 5

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