Pittsburgh Penguins vs Montreal Canadiens Predictions & Betting Odds - NHL Previews

The Pittsburgh Penguins (17-9-4) welcome the Montreal Canadiens (13-11-6) to the PPG Paints Arena in the NHL on Tuesday night...
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Pittsburgh Penguins vs Montreal Canadiens
December 10,2019
5PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins (17-9-4) welcome the Montreal Canadiens (13-11-6) to the PPG Paints Arena in the NHL on Tuesday night.

Pittsburgh Penguins Stats

  • The Penguins stretched their winning streak to three games with a 5-3 win on the road at the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. 
  • The Pittsburgh goals came from Jake Guentzel, Chad Ruhwedel, Evgeni Malkin, Dominik Kahun and John Marino, while Matt Murray made 26 stops.
  • Guentzel has 16 goals and 31 points for the Penguins this season, while Malkin has contributed 18 assists.

Montreal Canadiens Stats

  • The Canadiens also won on the road in their last game on Friday night, when they beat the New York Rangers 2-1. 
  • After an eight-game losing streak, Montreal has now won two of their last three games.
  • Brendan Gallagher opened the scoring for the Canadiens, with Nate Thompson scoring the decisive goal with 67 seconds remaining in the third period. Carey Price made 29 saves.
  • Gallagher now has 13 goals for the Canadiens, while Tomas Tatar has provided 25 points and 16 assists.

Betting Odds - Winner

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Lines & Prediction

In terms of NHL betting predictions for this game, although Sidney Crosby has missed the last 13 games for the Penguins as a result of a sports hernia that required surgery, Pittsburgh are still 7-3-3 without Crosby. With the benefit of home-ice advantage, they have to be the selection to win here. 

Pittsburgh can be backed at odds of -169 (1.59) with Sports Interaction on the Money Line, with Montreal on offer at +150 (2.50) with bet365.

We’ll go to the Puck Line for the tip in this game, with the Penguins -1.5 at +140 (2.40) with Betway Sports.

NHL Predictions: Puck Line – Pittsburgh Penguins -1.5 @ +140 (2.40) with Betway Sports

NHL Predictions: Puck Line - Pittsburgh Penguins -1.5 @ +140 (2.40) with Betway Sports

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