Huge Edge on Canadiens vs. Bruins Money Line NHL Pick

Ross Benjamin

Saturday, November 22, 2014 3:42 PM UTC

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 3:42 PM UTC

Do you want the inside NHL betting scoop on tonight’s Atlantic Division clash between Montreal and Boston? Reading this article will certainly provide you with that, and also includes a terrific 21-4 NHL money line betting system on this game.

Another Chapter in a Bitter Rivalry
The Bruins will host the Blue Jackets on Saturday night at the TD Garden in Boston with the opening puck drop slated for 7:05 PM ET. Boston is a -125 money line favorite, and the total is 5.0 according to the NHL betting odds at Bookmaker. Montreal has won both of their meetings versus Boston this year by scores of 6-4 and 5-1. Both of those games took place at the Bell Centre in Montreal, and each went over the total.

Battle of Red-Hot Teams
This will be a clash of two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference. The Canadiens are atop the conference standings, and enters today with a stellar 15-6 money line record. Montreal has gone 7-1 in their last 8-games, and is coming off a 4-1 home win over the St. Louis Blues in their previous game on Thursday. They’ve allowed only 12-goals during the last 8-games. The listed probable starting goaltender for tonight is Carey Price. The MVP of the 2014 Men’s Olympic Hockey Tournament has gone 12-5 in 17-starts this season, and has compiled a .917 save percentage. On a negative note, Montreal has failed to score a power play goal on the road this season, going a dismal 0-for-29.

The Bruins have been able overcome a slow start to the year, and are currently tied for 4th in the East just 5-points behind Montreal. The Bruins began the season by going 2-4 in their first 6-games, and since then have gone 10-4 leading into tonight’s game. They’re coming off a come from behind 4-3 win at Columbus last night. Boston trailed in that game 2-0 entering the 3rd period, responded with 3 unanswered goals in the 3rd period to take a 3-2 lead, before coming out on top in an overtime shootout. The win was Boston’s 3rd in a row, and 8th in their last 10-games. Backup Niklas Svedberg was in goal last night, and Tuukka Rask is scheduled to be between the pipes this evening. Rask has gone an extremely profitable 8-2 at home this season with a superb .930 save percentage. Boston has gone an excellent 8-for-30 (30.8%) on the power play at home this season.

Final Analysis
Recent NHL picks on the money line history has shown a huge edge toward the road team in this exact situation. Any road team (Montreal) that’s facing an opponent that’s revenging 2 straight same season losses by 2-goals or more in each game, and that team (Boston) is coming off a road 1-goal win in their previous game, has gone 21-4 (84%) against the money line during the past 5-seasons.

Free Pick: Montreal +105 over Boston at 5Dimes

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