Blue Jackets vs. Canadiens Pick
The Montreal Canadiens and Columbus Blue Jackets meet on the ice at 7:30PM ET tonight. Are they going to light the lamp often?
Montreal is 24-21-4 overall, 12-9-2 at home and 22-19 with the over. Columbus is 18-27-5 overall, 9-16-1 on the road and 24-23 with the over. These two have met twice this season and split the over/under while each team has picked up a win at home. Montreal has won four of its last five meetings with Columbus.
According to oddsmakers at RealBets, Montreal is favored at home, as the Canadiens are getting odds of -150 to win, while the Blue Jackets are getting a money line of +135 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
These two teams have gone under in four of their last six games. They are 8-2-1 with the under in the last 11 at Montreal and 12-5-2 with the under the last 19 meetings overall. Montreal is 8-0-3 with the under in their last 11 home games. Columbus is just 9-16-1 on the road including a 2-1 loss at Montreal on Dec. 1.
TUESDAY’S NHL FREE PICK: BLUE JACKETS/CANADIENS UNDER 5.5