Penguins vs. Canadiens Free Pick
MONTREAL, QUEBEC (The Spread) - The Penguins will put their three-game winning streak on the line tonight when they visit the Canadiens at 7:00PM ET.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Penguins are -110 money line favorites over the Canadiens, who are +102 on the ML. Pittsburgh is 15-8-0 overall and 5-5-0 on the road, while Montreal is 12-9-2 overall and 6-5-2 at home. The total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Penguins opened at -104 but their odds have been bet up to -110, while the Canadiens' odds went from -104 down to +102. The total, meanwhile, opened at 5.5 and has stayed at that same total.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 86% 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 Pittsburgh. According to latest NHL trends, the Penguins are 6-1 in their last seven games versus the Canadiens and 5-2 in their last seven games versus Atlantic opponents. They're also 7-2 in their last nine road games versus a team with a losing home record, 46-19 in their last 65 games overall, and 41-17 in their last 58 games versus a team with a winning record. The Canadiens, meanwhile, are 1-4 in their last five games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600, 0-4 in their last four Saturday games and 2-5 in their last seven games following a win.
SATURDAY NHL FREE PICK: PITTSBURGH PENGUINS -110