Red Wings vs. Habs Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Red Wings as –147 money line favorites over the Canadiens, while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Detroit enters play with a 33-15-1 record and is 13-13-0 on the road, while Montreal is 18-21-9 overall and 8-9-7 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Red Wings opened as –154 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to –147, while the Canadiens have gone from +142 money line underdogs to +136. The over/under total opened at 5.5 goals and has remained at that number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 1,400-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 73% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Red Wings. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest NHL trends, the under is 6-1-1 in the last eight meetings between these two teams and 3-0-1 in the last four meetings in Montreal. The under is also 6-0 in the Red Wings’ last six games following a win and 13-3 in their last 16 games overall. For Montreal, the under is 4-0-1 in its last five home games, 6-1-1 in the Habs’ last eight games overall and 5-1 in their last six games versus the Central Division.
WEDNESDAY NHL FREE PICK: RED WINGS/CANADIENS UNDER 5.5