Money Line Pick
The Coyotes continue their brutal Eastern Conference road trip, with a stop in Montreal to face the Canadiens at Bell Centre. Arizona is fighting to stay alive in the very tough Pacific Divison race, but losses in eight of their last 10 games have complicated matters. Meanwhile, the Canadiens have built up some momentum winning seven of their last 10 games. That includes in their last game against Toronto. Arizona hasn’t had any luck against teams from the east as they have lost two straight games coming into this match-up. The Coyotes have lost three straight games to the Canadiens. Their most recent victory over Montreal came all the way back in February 2018. Not having starting goalie Darcy Kuemper has really impacted the Coyotes during this recent brutal stretch. There was a point where Arizona would’ve been a good play, but not today. Take Montreal at home.
Over Under Pick
If you added the season averages of both Arizona and Montreal, that equals out to about 5.5 goals. That is what the total for this match-up is. The Coyotes have had each of its last eight games against a team from the East finish with over totals. However, Montreal has been leaning towards the under in 13 of its last 18 games. The last three head-to-head match-ups have all finished with five-goal totals or less. Which is why an under 5.5 total is the right play.