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Montreal Canadiens vs. Detroit Red Wings - 3/12/19 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Detroit Red Wings at Montreal Canadiens
Date & Time Tuesday March 12, 2019, 7:30 PM (EDT)
Location
Bell Centre
Montreal, PQ
The Line
Montreal -200 / Detroit +175 over-under: 6
TV Channel
FS-Detroit
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Tuesday NHL action pits the Detroit Red Wings at the Montreal Canadiens. 

The struggles of the Detroit Red Wings continued Sunday in a 6-1 loss at Florida that saddled the team with losses in 10-11. Thomas Vanek scored a PP goal in the second for the Red Wings. Frans Nielsen posted the lone assist for Detroit and Jimmy Howard was charged with six goals on 43 shots. 

The balanced Panthers saw Josh Brown, Jamie McGinn, Frank Vatrano, Jonathan Huberdeau, Dryden Hunt and Aleksander Barkov reach the scoring column. 

Aaron Ekblad and Mackenzie Weegar each posted a pair of helpers and Sam Montembeault picked up the win with 19 saves.

The Montreal Canadiens took one on the chin Friday in an 8-2 loss at Anaheim for defeats in three of four. Paul Byron and Shea Weber found the back of the net for the Canadiens. Weber also assisted but Carey Price struggled in the net with all eight goals allowed on 29 shots.

Adam Henrique led the Anaheim scoring spree with a pair of tallies with Daniel Sprong, Devin Shore, Troy Terry, Corey, Rickard Rakell and Max Jones reaching the scoring column. Terry, Jacob Larsson and Nick Ritchie each posted two helpers and John Gibson stopped 35 shots to get the win.

Red Wings are 17-35 in their last 52 games following a loss of 3 or more goals and Red Wings are 39-81 in their last 120 vs. Eastern Conference and Red Wings are 16-35 in their last 51 overall.

Canadiens are 7-3 in their last 10 games as a favorite and Canadiens are 3-10 in their last 13 games playing on 3 or more days rest and Canadiens are 1-4 in their last 5 vs. Atlantic.

Over is 5-1-2 in the last 8 meetings in Montreal and favorite is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings and over is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings.

The Canadiens have not been tearing it up as late but Detroit has been slumping so something on Montreal…

Pick:
Montreal -.5 // will update

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