Canadiens vs. Penguins Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Penguins are -134 money line favorites over the Canadiens, who are +124 on the ML. The over/under total, meanwhile, is sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Penguins opened as -153 money line favorites and their odds have dropped to -134, while the Canadiens’ odds have gone from +141 down to +124. Montreal enters play with a 20-6-5 overall record and is 11-2-2 on the road, while Pittsburgh is 25-8-0 on the year and 12-4 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 73% of bettors favor the Penguins. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Montreal. According to latest NHL trends, the Canadiens are 5-0 in their last five road games, 6-2 in their last eight games overall and 6-2 in their last eight games versus the Eastern Conference. They’re also 4-1 in their last five road games in their last five games after scoring two goals or less in their previous contest and 5-1 in their last six games when their opponent allows two goals or less in their previous contest. Montreal has been outstanding on the road this year and at +124 on the money line, the Habs represent value tonight.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: MONTREAL CANADIENS +124