New York Islanders at Montreal Canadiens 1/17/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 1/16/2015
Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET
Bell Centre in Montreal
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The New York Islanders head to Bell Centre in Montreal to take on the Canadiens on Saturday.
The Islanders are 4-0 in their last 4 games playing on no days rest and 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record. They are 9-3 in their last 12 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600. The under is 7-2 in the Islanders last 9 vs. a team with a winning record and 7-3-1 in Islanders last 11 games playing on 0 days rest.
The Canadiens are 8-3 in their last 11 Saturday games and 10-4 in their last 14 overall. They are 9-4 in their last 13 in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation. The under is 4-0-1 in the Canadiens last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning road record and 5-1-2 in their last 8 in the third game of a 3-in-4 days situation.
Head-to-head, the over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Montreal. The Islanders are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings and the road team is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
New York Islanders Betting Trends
New York Islanders are 29-14-0 Against the Spread
New York Islanders are 21-21-0 against the Over/Under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
Montreal Canadiens are 27-16-0 Against the Spread
Montreal Canadiens are 13-22-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
New York Islanders
10/07/14 D Matt Carkner Back out indefinitely
01/16/15 C Mikhail Grabovski Lower Body is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs. Pittsburgh
01/07/15 D Lubomir Visnovsky Upper Body out indefinitely
No injuries to report at this time
Guy's Pick: Take Montreal
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