Canadiens vs. Red Wings Pick
The Detroit Red Wings are on a nice points streak, but they have struggled mightily against the Montreal Canadiens. The two meet again tonight at 7:30PM ET.
Detroit is 15-8-4 on the season and 9-5-3 at home while Montreal is 19-7-2 on the year and 9-3 on the road. The Red Wings have scored a point or more in 11 straight games coming into tonight, but the Canadiens have dominated the recent history, winning seven straight over Detroit.
According to oddsmakers from oddsmakers at RealBets, the Red Wings are favored at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -130 to win, while the Canadiens have odds of +120 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5.5 goals.
Montreal has won seven straight in this series and eight of 10. The Habs beat Detroit on Oct. 17, 4-1 at home. Even though Detroit is hot, the Canadiens always seem to own them. Expect more of the same tonight.
THURSDAY’S NHL FREE PICK: MONTREAL CANADIENS +120