Sabres vs. Canadiens Free Pick

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC (The Spread) – The Sabres will be without goalie Ryan Miller when they take on the Canadiens tonight. Can they notch a road win without him?

ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Sabres as –115 money line favorites over the Canadiens, while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5 goals. Buffalo enters tonight’s game with a 10-6-0 record and a 5-2-0 road mark while Montreal is 7-7-2 on the year and 2-4-2 at home.

LINE MOVEMENT: Montreal actually opened as a –105 money line favorite at some books but the line has flipped since then. Now the Canadiens are sitting as a +105 underdog at most books while Buffalo is now favored, even without Miller take his place between the pipes. The over/under total has not budged since opening at 5.

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PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 1,200-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 58% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Sabres. 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 Buffalo. According to latest NHL trends, the Sabres are 4-0 in their last four games against the Canadiens and 6-2 in their last eight trips to Montreal. The road team is also 5-2 in the last seven meetings between these two teams while the Habs are just 2-6 in their last eight home games. Look for backup Jhonas Enroth to step up in place of Miller tonight as the Sabres notch another road victory.

MONDAY NHL FREE PICK: BUFFALO SABRES -115

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