NHL Matchups  >>  Montreal Canadiens vs. New Jersey Devils Preview 03/16/2013

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The Montreal Canadiens and the New Jersey Devils will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Prudential Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Canadiens listed as 121-moneyline favorites versus the Devils, while the game's total is sitting at 5.
Montreal won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Senators on March 13. Bettors who backed the Canadiens at -178 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
In their last action, New Jersey was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Flyers. Bettors on Philadelphia at -146 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
New Jersey:
Team record: 13-9-6 SU, ATS

New Jersey17-6-1 SU in its last 24 games when playing at home against Montreal
is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing Montreal
is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing at home against Montreal

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 1-9
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Montreal:
Team record: 18-5-4 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 4 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games on the road
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road

When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Buffalo are 6-4
After playing Ottawa are 4-6
After a win are 6-4


NEXT UP:
Montreal home to Buffalo, Tuesday, March 19
New Jersey home to NY Rangers, Tuesday, March 19