Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Canadiens vs Red Wings Odds
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(15-4-2) Montreal Canadiens vs. Detroit Red Wings (9-10-1)
Date: Saturday November, 25
Time: 7:00 PM (EST)
Venue: Joe Lewis Arena in Detroit, Michigan
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Montreal -128
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: OFF
NHL Betting Total: 5
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The Montreal Canadiens will be looking for their third win in four games on Saturday when they take the ice at the Joe Lewis Arena in Detroit, Michigan.
Montreal was able to come out on top 2-1 against the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday.
The Red Wings will be looking for their second win in a row after beating Sabres 2-1 in a shootout on Wednesday night in Buffalo.
The Canadiens have been able to come up with a win in 9 of the previous 11 games between these two.
The Montreal Canadiens were at home against the Carolina Hurricanes on Thanksgiving night and managed to pull off a 2-1 win.
Andrew Shaw was able to find the net for his fourth goal of the season at the 12:08 mark in the first period and Max Pacioretty was able to light up the lantern for the fifth time this year just :14 seconds into the third.
Carey Price was a beast in the net for Montreal, coming up with 31 saves in the win to improve his record to 12-2 on the season. He currently has a dominating 1.71 GAA to go along with a .945 save percentage.
Montreal will come into this game scoring an average of 3.10 goals per game, currently good for fourth in the NHL.
They are sitting at fifth in the league when it comes to the power play, converting on 22.4 percent of their opportunities.
On the defensive end of the ice, the Canadiens are only allowing 2.19 goals per game, good for third in the league.
They come in at 13th on the penalty kill, giving up a goal 17.5 percent of the time they are skating a man down.
Detroit Red Wings
The Detroit Red Wings were finally able to put an end to a four game losing streak after winning 2-1 in a shootout against the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.
The lone goal during regulation for the Wings came off the stick of Gustav Nyquist at the 16:00 mark in the second period.
The Sabres were able to get into the net less than two minutes into the third and both Nyquist and Thomas Vanek were able to find the net during the shootout to give Detroit the win.
Jimmy Howard was between the pipes for Detroit and made 32 saves to put his tally at 5-5 on the year. He has a GAA of 1.76 to go along with a .943 save percentage.
Petr Mrazek will be in the net on Saturday with a record of 4-6 and a 3.16 GAA.
The Red Wings are currently averaging just 2.25 goals per game while converting on just 15.5 percent of their power play opportunities.
They have been right around the league average on defense, giving up 2.60 goals per night.
They have struggled this season on the penalty kill, allowing a goal 20.3 percent of the time they are skating a man down.
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- Montreal is 8-2 in their previous 10 on only a day of rest.
- Detroit is currently 1-6 in their previous 7 games on their home ice.
Free Columbus Montreal Canadiens vs. Detroit Red Wings NHL Hockey Prediction
Montreal is the better team in this one on both ends of the ice and playing at home hasn’t exactly been an advantage for Detroit.
With Price in the net for Montreal and the Canadiens coming up with 3.10 goals per game, Detroit is going to have their hands full in this one.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Montreal Canadiens -128
The Canadiens are just too tough of a team right now against a Detroit team that has struggled all season.
Letting great talent slip away each of the past few years has finally caught up with the team and their record streak of consecutive playoff appearances is in jeopardy of coming to an end in this one.
NHL Free Score Prediction: Montreal 4, Detroit 1
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