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New Jersey Devils vs Montreal Canadiens 02/08/2022 Predictions, Preview and Spread

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New Jersey Devils vs Montreal Canadiens 02-08-2022 Predictions Preview and Spread

New Jersey Devils vs Montreal Canadiens 02/08/2022 – On Tuesday, The New Jersey Devils will meet the Montreal Canadiens in an interesting NHL matchup. The game at the Bell Centre in Montreal is hoped to be a turning point for the Devils who are struggling with their defense and the Canadiens who are having a weak season so far. New Jersey is in the last position in the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference play while the Montreal Canadiens mirror the same position for the Atlantic Division. NHL predictions experts are prophesying a win for the New Jersey Devils in this game.

New Jersey Devils vs Montreal Canadiens 02/08/2022

When: Tuesday, February 8, 7:00 PM ET

Where: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

New Jersey Devils vs Montreal Canadiens 02/08/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
New Jersey Devils +1.5 (-250)6 o (-115)+110
Montreal Canadiens -1.5 (+196)6 u (+101)-138
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New Jersey Devils

The New Jersey Devils played one game against Ottawa after the All-Star break, which they lost with a final score of 4-1. Before the break, the Devils played against the Maple Leafs and lost that one as well with a 7-1 final score. On average, the New Jersey Devils are scoring 2.78 goals per game and making successful use of 16.3 percent of their opportunities in the powerplay. The lead scorer for the team is Jesper Bratt who has scored 14 goals so far. Nico Hischier is leading the team in assists with Dougie Hamilton proving his worth by 108 shots on goal.

Players to watch: J. Bratt LW (G 14, A 27, PTS 41), J. Hughes C (G 12, A 15, PTS 27), A. Johnsson LW (G 11, A 14, PTS 25).

Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens are having a dismal season so far and seriously need to up their game. In their last game, they played the Blue Jackets and lost with a final score of 6-3. The team as a unit is scoring 2.23 goals per game. In powerplay, the Canadiens are scoring on only 14.3 percent of their opportunities. The lead scorer for the team is Nick Suzuki with 9 goals while Tyler Toffoli is leading the team in assists with 16. Josh Anderson has 79 attempts on goal to his name. On defense, Montreal is allowing 3.9 goals in every game.

Players to watch: N. Suzuki C (G 9, A 18, PTS 27), T. Toffoli RW (G 9, A 16, PTS 2), J. Drouin LW (G 6, A 14, PTS 20).

New Jersey Devils vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Predictions

Trends

Devils

New Jersey is 0-7 SU in their last 7 games.
New Jersey is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against Montreal.
Devils are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
New Jersey is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Montreal.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Jersey’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division.

Canadiens

The total has gone OVER in 7 of Montreal’s last 8 games.
Montreal is 0-6 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montreal’s last 6 games against New Jersey.
Montreal is 1-7 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Montreal is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against New Jersey.

Devils vs Canadiens Betting Picks

The Montreal Canadiens are struggling in both offense and defense. The New Jersey Devils will make smart use of this opportunity as they are predicted by NHL betting lines to win in this game.

Score Prediction: Devils 4, Canadiens 2.