Tampa Bay Lightning at Montreal Canadiens 1/6/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 1/5/2015
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 7:30 PM ET
Bell Centre in Montreal
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The Montreal Canadiens will be hosting the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tueday, January 6 at the Bell Center. The Lightning will be coming into this one fresh off a 4-2 win against the Ottawa Senators making it five wins in their last six.
Montreal is on quite a streak of their own having won nine of their last ten and six straight with the most recent win coming against Pittsburgh by a score of 4-1.
The under is 4-0 in Tampa Bay's last 4 games after allowing 8 or more power play opportunities in their previous game. They also lost all four of the games straight up. Versus the Atlantic division, the Lightning are 4-0 in their last four.
Keep an eye out for Radko Gudas. He has a lower-body injury and has missed the last three games. He is questionable to return Tuesday against the Canadiens.
The Canadiens are 6-0 in their last 6 games after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game. The over is 3-0-4 in their last 7 home games against a team with a losing road record. Montreal is also 5-0 in their last 5 games following a win.
P.A. Parenteau missed the last game with an undisclosed injury and is questionable for Tuesday's game against the Lightning.
Head-to-head, the over is 3-0-2 in the last 5 meetings. The Lightning are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings and the under is 3-1-1 in the last 5 meetings in Montreal.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
Tampa Bay Lightning are 25-16-0 Against the Spread
Tampa Bay Lightning are 23-17-0 against the Over/Under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
Montreal Canadiens are 26-13-0 Against the Spread
Montreal Canadiens are 12-20-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Tampa Bay Lightning
10/06/14 D Mattias Ohlund Knee out indefinitely
01/04/15 D Radko Gudas Knee "?" Tuesday vs Montreal
12/12/14 D Mike Weaver Concussion out indefinitely
01/03/15 RW P.A. Parenteau Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs Tampa Bay
Josh's Pick: Take Montreal
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