Blackahwks set to host Canadiens
CHICAGO, IL (TheSpread) – The Chicago Blackahwks and Montreal Canadiens meet up tonight in a clash between two of the NHL’s oldest franchises.
Chicago is 16-8-1 on the season and 8-3-1 at home while Montreal is 17-8-2 overall and 8-5-1 on the road. This is the first meetings between these two teams, but Chicago has won three of its last four against the Canadiens and the two have had three of their last five decided in OT.
Oddsmakers are behind the Blackhawks at home, as oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have given Chicago a money line of -175 for tonight’s game, while the Canadiens have been given odds of +155 to win. The over/under total has been set at 5 goals.
Montreal comes into this game losers in four of their last five games. They have also dropped three of their last four games on the road. Chicago has won four straight and seven of its last eight, all in rather impressive fashion. Of Chicago’s last seven wins, five have come by at least three goals.