Canucks vs. Canadiens Free Pick
MONTREAL, QUEBEC (The Spread) - Can the Canadiens put an end to their losing ways when they host the Canucks tonight at 7:30PM ET.
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Canucks as -132 money line favorites over the Canadiens (+122), while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Vancouver enters the day with a 16-10-1 record and is 8-6-0 on the road, while Montreal is 11-11-6 overall and 4-5-5 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Canadiens opened as a +110 money line underdog while Vancouver opened at -120 on the ML. The over/under total, like most over/under totals, has stayed put at 5.5 after opening at that same number.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 600-plus wagers on tonight’s game, 85% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Canucks. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link to get updated public betting numbers on all NHL games.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Montreal. The Canadiens have lost five of their last six but according to latest NHL trends, the home team is 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams while the Canucks are just 1-4 in their last five games against the Habs. Montreal is also 8-3 in its last 11 games playing on one days rest and 5-2 in its last seven games when its opponent allows two goals or less in its previous game.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICKS: MONTREAL CANADIENS +122