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Buffalo Sabres at Montreal Canadiens 3/12/20 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Montreal Canadiens vs Buffalo Sabres Odds & Info

Game Montreal Canadiens vs Buffalo Sabres
Date & Time Thursday March 12, 2020, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Bell Centre Bell Center, Crawford County, Wisconsin, USA
Latest odds
MON -150 O/U 6
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The Montreal Canadiens remain on their home ice on Thursday and will host the Buffalo Sabres. Montreal is 5th in the Atlantic with a 31-31-9 on the season. The Canadiens have  lost three straight games and have won four of their last ten. Montreal lost to Nashville 4-2 on Tuesday at home. The Canadiens are 14-17-6 on their home ice. 

Carey Price will protect the goal for Montreal. Price is 27-25-6 on the season with 4 shutouts. Price has allowed 160 goals and carries a .909 save percentage. The Montreal Canadiens average 34.1 shots on goal per game which ranks 2nd best in the NHL. 

The Buffalo Sabres beat Washington 3-2 in a shootout on Monday. The Sabres are 30-31-8 on the season and sit 6th in the Atlantic. Buffalo has won just three of their last ten games. The Sabres are just 10-20-4 on the road. 

Carter Hutton will make his 31st start in the goal for Buffalo. Hutton is 12-4-5 on the season with 2 shutouts. Hutton has allowed 94 goals and carries a .898 save percentage. The Buffalo Sabres average 2.8 goals per game which is 21st in the league. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • Buffalo are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
  • Buffalo are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against Montreal.
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montreal's last 6 games against Buffalo.
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Montreal's last 5 games at home.

Free NHL Pick:

Montreal Canadiens -150

Lay the juice with Montreal at home on Thursday. Buffalo has just 10 road wins and lost 3-1 to Montreal back in January. The Sabres are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Montreal. The favorite is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings. Final Score Prediction, Montreal Canadiens win 4-3. 

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