Canadiens vs. Blue Jackets Free Pick
Handicappers that favor the under should find value in tonight's matchup between the Canadiens and Blue Jackets at 7:00PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Canadiens are -118 money line favorites versus the Blue Jackets, who are +107 on the money line to upset Montreal in tonight's contest. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 5.5 goals.
These teams played just one game this season and that game finished with a total of just three goals scored and the under has hit in four of the last five in this series.
The Habs have struggled on the power play, as they've converted just three times in 34 chances over the last nine games. The under is 9-3-4 in Montreal's last 16 games when its opponent scores two goals or less in its previous contest.
Columbus goaltender Joonas Korpisalo has turned aside 44 of 48 shots over his last two games since taking over for the injured Sergei Bobrovsky. The under is 7-1 in the Blue Jackets' last eight games versus Atlantic opponents.
MONDAY NHL FREE PICK: CANADIENS/BLUE JACKETS UNDER 5.5