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Detroit Red Wings at Montreal Canadiens 10/23/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Montreal Canadiens vs Detroit Red Wings Odds & Info

Game Montreal Canadiens vs Detroit Red Wings
Date & Time Saturday October 23, 2021, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Bell Centre Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada
Latest odds
MON -145; O/U 5.5
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The Detroit Red Wings will be on the road Saturday night to take on a struggling Montreal Canadiens team. Detroit comes into this game 2-1-1 on the young season after a 30 loss to the Calgary Flames last game out. Alex Nedeljkovic struggled in the net for Detroit giving up two goals on 28 shots in just under one hour on the ice leading to the loss.

Despite being shut out last game the Detroit offense has played well thus far this season averaging 3.25 goals on 31.3 shots per game. Tyler Bertuzzi leads the Detroit offense with a team high six points, while also leading the team with five goals on ten shots this season. Nick Leddy Leads the way with three assists.

The Montreal Canadiens continues a four game home streak Saturday night coming into this game winless on the year with an 0-5 record after a four -1 loss to the Carolina flames last game out. Montreal has struggled immensely on the defensive side allowing 3.8 goals per game on 29.6 shots against through the first five games of the season. 

The Montreal offense hasn't been any better than the defense with only 28.8 shots to score .8 goals per game. Jonathan Drouin is the offensive leader for Montreal with a team high three points to go along with two goals.

 

Recent Betting Trends

  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 11 games.
  • Detroit are 5-10 SU in their last 15 games.
  • Detroit are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Montreal.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal's last 6 games.
  • Montreal are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games.

Free NHL Pick:

Detroit Red Wings +125

Montreal has yet to find their way in the young season and the thriving Red Wings will take advantage. Look for Detroit to continue their success this season with a road win Saturday against a bad team at a plus money price. Take Detroit to get it done Saturday in Montreal. Final Score Prediction, Detroit Red Wings win 4-2.

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