New Jersey Devils Vs Montreal Canadiens Odds & Trends
When: 7:35 PM ET, Thursday, November 28, 2019
Where: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec Canada
TV: MSG, CITY, SNE. TVA Sports TSN
Spread: New Jersey Devils +155 / Montreal Canadiens -175
Puck Line: New Jersey Devils / +1.5 / -160 | Montreal Canadiens -1.5 / +140
OVER / UNDER Game Total: 6.5
New Jersey Devils
Road Record: 4-6-0-0
Puck Line: 8-15
Home Record: 6-5-2-0
Puck Line: 13-11
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New Jersey Devils Vs Montreal Canadiens Game Day Preview
A pair of Eastern Conference teams take the ice in the province of Quebec in the lone NHL game on the docket on Thanksgiving in America. The New Jersey Devils are on the road as they travel to face the Montreal Canadiens Thursday night. New Jersey comes in off a 3-2 home loss to Minnesota Tuesday night in their previous contest. Montreal was steamrolled 8-1 at home by Boston on the same day. The Devils have won the previous six meetings, including a 4-3 overtime victory in Montreal back on the 16th of November.
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey let one slip away as they couldn’t beat a Minnesota team starting a goaltender in his NHL debut. The Devils come into the game in the basement of the Metropolitan Division, 12 points back of the Pittsburgh Penguins and 19 back of the Washington Capitals. New Jersey is 29th in the league in scoring goals as they average 2.52 goals per contest. They are a dismal 27th in the league in goals against as they surrender 3.43 goals per game. The Power play is equally as bad as the team ranks 26th in the league converted only 14.6 percent of their chances with the man advantage: they are 12 of 82 thus far. From a penalty killing perspective 23rd in the league in as they have been successful in 77.2 percent of their shorthanded situations this season.
Montreal was obliterated at home by Boston in their last game as starting goaltender Carey Price was chased early. The Canadiens enter this contest one point behind Toronto for the third and final guaranteed playoff spot in the Atlantic Division, 12 points behind the Bruins for the division lead. Montreal is 10th in the league in scoring as they put up 3.29 goals a night so far this year. The Canadiens are 26th in the league by giving up 3.42 goals per contest this season. Montreal is 17th in the league on the power play by converting 18.9 percent of their chances with the man advantage this season. The Canadiens are only 31st in the league in penalty killing as they successfully get through 71.6 percent of their shorthanded situations on the year.
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