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Montreal Canadiens vs Chicago Blackhawks 01/13/2022 Odds, Betting Picks and Predictions

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Montreal Canadiens vs Chicago Blackhawks 01-13-2022 Odds Betting Picks and Predictions

Montreal Canadiens vs Chicago Blackhawks 01/13/2022 – The Chicago Blackhawks capped off their recent road trip with a pair of victories, putting them at an advantage as they are set to host back-to-back games at home starting on Thursday against the Montreal Canadiens. After a slow start to the season, the Blackhawks have been slowly gaining traction, and their recent showing appears to be enough to earn the favorite tag in the latest NHL Betting Lines. Chicago is offered at -200 while Montreal is pegged at +160. The match will start at 08:30 PM Eastern Time to be shown live on ESPN+ and NHL.TV.

Montreal Canadiens vs Chicago Blackhawks 01/13/2022

When: Thursday, January 13, 8:30 PM ET

Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Montreal Canadiens vs Chicago Blackhawks 01/13/2022 Betting Odds:

Team PUCKLINE TOTAL ML
Montreal Canadiens +1 (-130) 5.5 o (-118) +160
Chicago Blackhawks -1 (+135) 5.5 u (-118) -200
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Montreal Canadiens

Montreal continues to stumble in the season. The cellar-dwellers in the Atlantic Division with just 18 points in 35 games, the Canadiens have seemed to be an easy target for the majority of the teams in the NHL. The team will be playing the second game of a back-to-back when they visit Chicago on Thursday. On the prior night, Montreal succumbed to the Boston Bruins, 5-1, which is their fourth straight loss and 11th in the last 12 games. Adding to the misery is Montreal’s grueling schedule that will see the Canadiens play six more games on the road before heading back home on the 27th to face the Anaheim Ducks. 

Players to watch: N. Suzuki C (G 7, A 12, PTS 19), T. Toffoli RW (G 5, A 12, PTS 17), J. Drouin LW (G 6, A 11, PTS 17)

Chicago Blackhawks

Overall, wins have been elusive for Chicago. Save for their last two games, one could suggest that the Blackhawks were already on the verge of exiting the competition. But not so fast. After pulling off separate upset victories against Vegas and Columbus, Chicago is now just within 10 points of the second wild-card position in the Western Conference. Making things more exciting, especially for the home fans in Chicago, is the scheduled debut of Lukas Reichel. Things have become favorable for the Blackhawks over the last couple of days, something that should give them enough fire to continue to compete despite their poor record.

Players to watch: P. Kane RW (G 7, A 25, PTS 32), A. DeBrincat LW (G 23, A 6, PTS 29), S. Jones D (G 3, A 22, PTS 25)

Montreal Canadiens vs Chicago Blackhawks Betting Predictions

Trends

Canadiens

Montreal are 1-11 SU in their last 12 games.
Montreal are 2-11 SU in their last 13 games against Chicago.
Canadiens are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Montreal are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Chicago.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.

Blackhawks

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago’s last 7 games.
Chicago are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago’s last 6 games against Montreal.
Chicago are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Chicago are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Montreal.

Canadiens vs Blackhawks Betting Picks

The Blackhawks are in their most confident state after a long while, and facing a struggling team in the Canadiens only sets up a lopsided affair in favor of Chicago. The home team will make it three wins in a row on Thursday, sending the Canadiens to their fifth straight defeat. Betting on NHL will gain attention with the spread market being an interesting spot for wagers backing the Blackhawks.  

Score Prediction: Canadiens 1, Blackhawks 6.