Canadiens vs. Oilers - 2/12/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Edmonton Oilers (15-31-9) at Montreal Canadiens (35-15-3)
NHL Hockey: Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Bell Centre)
The Line: Montreal Canadiens -230 / Edmonton Oilers +205 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: RSNW, RDS
The Edmonton Oilers and Montreal Canadiens meet Thursday at the Bell Centre.
The Edmonton Oilers have lost five of their last eight games and continue their long road trip. The Oilers are averaging 2.2 goals per game and have scored five goals in their last three games. The Edmonton Oilers have scored three power play goals in their last two games and have won six straight games when scoring at least three goals overall. Jordan Eberle leads the Oilers with 15 goals, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has 20 assists and Taylor Hall has 127 shots on goal. Defensively, the Oilers are allowing 3.2 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in five of their last eight games. Ben Scrivens has allowed 106 goals on 1,006 shots faced and Viktor Fasth has given up 66 goals on 594 shots.
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The Montreal Canadiens look to keep rolling after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Canadiens are averaging 2.6 goals per game and have scored 11 goals in their last three games. The Montreal Canadiens have three power play goals in their last three games and have won 13 straight games when scoring at least three goals overall. Max Pacioretty leads Montreal with 24 goals, Tomas Plekanec has 20 assists and P.K. Subban has 103 shots on goal. Defensively, the Canadiens are allowing 2.2 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in four straight games. Carey Price has allowed 86 goals on 1,280 shots faced and Dustin Tokarski has given up 27 goals on 321 shots.
The Oilers are 13-39 in their last 52 road games and 26-57 in their last 83 games playing on 1 days rest. The Canadiens are 5-1 in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest and 6-2 in their last 8 home games. The Oilers are 5-2 in the last 7 meetings and the road team is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
The Edmonton Oilers have been god-awful on the road and that's not going to change against a Montreal squad that's finding its groove as of late. Take the Canaidens and the spread to give your wager more value.