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San Jose Sharks at Montreal Canadiens 10/19/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Montreal Canadiens vs San Jose Sharks Odds & Info

Game Montreal Canadiens vs San Jose Sharks
Date & Time Tuesday October 19, 2021, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada
Latest odds
MON -150 ; O/U 5.5
TV Channel
ESPN+

The San Jose Sharks look for their second consecutive victory on Tuesday when they visit the Montreal Canadiens. San Jose opened its regular season on Saturday night with a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets. Jasper Weatherby scored San Jose's tying goal in his debut in the NHL and William Eklund posted an assist on the go-ahead goal in his first NHL game. Andrew Cogliano, Rudolfs Balcers and Tomas Hertl each scored goals for San Jose.

Four players have one goal apiece for San Jose, while eight players have one assist apiece. In goal, Adin Hill is 1-0-0 with a 3.00 goals-against average and .870 save percentage. San Jose is scoring an average of 4.00 goals per game and allowing an average of 3.00 goals per game. San Jose's power play is scoring 40.0% of the time and the penalty-kill unit has been successful 100% of the time.

Montreal looks to snap a three-game losing streak when hosting San Jose on Tuesday. Montreal is 0-3-0 with zero points following its third consecutive loss on Saturday to the New York Rangers 3-1. Montreal opened the season with a loss to Toronto and followed that with a loss to the Buffalo Sabres. Montreal has scored just one goal in each of its first three games.

Jonathan Drouin is the leading goal scorer for Montreal with two while Brett Kulak is the leader in assists with two. Drouin and Kulak are the points leaders with two apiece. In goal, Jake Allen is 0-2-0 with a 2.05 goals-against average and .925 save percentage. Montreal is scoring an average of 1.00 goals per game and allowing an average of 3.33 goals per game. Montreal's power play has yet to score a goal and the penalty-kill unit has been successful 61.5% of the time.

Recent Betting Trends

  • San Jose is 4-14 in its last 18
  • The OVER has cashed in 3 of the Sharks last 4
  • Montreal is 0-4 in its last 4
  • The UNDER has cashed in 6 (6-2-3) of the Canadiens last 11 at home

Free NHL Pick:

Under 5.5

Montreal will snap its three-game losing streak with a victory on Tuesday at home, but the play here is UNDER. The UNDER has cashed in 12 of the last 17 meetings between these two NHL clubs. Montreal is scoring an average of only 1.00 goals per game and San Jose is allowing an average of only 3.00 goals per game. Two of Montreal's first three games of the regular season have cashed UNDER and three of San Jose’s last four have cashed UNDER. Final Score Prediction, Montreal Canadiens win but our best play is UNDER 3-2.

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