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Montreal Canadiens vs New Jersey Devils 11/15/22 NHL Picks, Predictions, Odds

New Jersey Devils (12-3) vs. Montreal Canadiens (8-6-1)
November 15, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Montreal Canadiens +122 / New Jersey Devils -146; Over/Under: +6.5
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The New Jersey Devils and Montreal Canadiens meet Tuesday in NHL action at Bell Centre. The New Jersey Devils have won 9 straight games. The Montreal Canadiens have won 3 straight games.

The New Jersey Devils are averaging 3.67 goals per game and are scoring on 19.6 percent of their power play opportunities. Nico Hischier leads New Jersey with 8 goals, Jesper Bratt has 14 assists and Jack Hughes has 63 shots on goal. Defensively, the New Jersey Devils are allowing 2.53 goals per game and are killing 80 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Vitek Vanecek has allowed 18 goals on 198 shots faced, and Mackenzie Blackwood has allowed 17 goals on 142 shots.

The Montreal Canadiens are averaging 3.07 goals per game and are scoring on 16.3 percent of their power play opportunities. Nick Suzuki leads Montreal with 10 goals, Kirby Dach has 10 assists and Cole Caufield has 60 shots on goal. Defensively, the Montreal Canadiens are allowing 3.2 goals per game and are killing 80.8 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Jake Allen has given up 32 goals on 326 shots faced, and Sam Montembeault has allowed 12 goals on 171 shots.

The Devils are 18-39 in their last 57 road games and 12-1 in their last 13 overall. The Canadiens are 12-26 in their last 38 home games and 31-71 in their last 102 overall. The over is 29-10-2 in Devils last 41 road games. The over is 5-1 in Canadiens last 6 home games. The Devils are 5-0 in the last 5 meetings in Montreal and 9-2 in the last 11 meetings. The favorite is 11-5 in the last 16 meetings. The road team is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.

The New Jersey Devils are one of the hotter teams in the league, with an offense that’s putting up impressive numbers. The Montreal Canadiens are a hit or miss club that usually folds against decent competition, and playing at home hasn’t helped much. The price is reasonable. Give me the Devils and the cheap juice.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: New Jersey Devils -146

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