Detroit were last in action on Sunday night, when they went down to a fourth straight defeat with a 5-1 loss at the Pittsburgh Penguins. They have now lost 14 of their last 16 games.
Valtteri Filppula scored Detroit’s only goal to give them the lead early on. Jimmy Howard made 12 saves, but was pulled after Pittsburgh went into a 4-1 lead in the second period. Jonathan Bernier then stopped 18 of 19 shots.
The Red Wings are only averaging a paltry 1.98 Goals per Game (GPG), while they are allowing 3.74 (GA). Tyler Bertuzzi has 18 goals for Detroit, while Dylan Larkin has 40 points and has recorded 25 assists. They are 9-18-2 on home-ice this season.
Joel Armia, Jordan Weal and Nick Cousins scored for the Habs, while Carey Price made 22 saves.
The Canadiens are averaging 2.95 GPG, while they are allowing 3.07 (GA). Tomas Tatar leads the way for Montreal with 21 goals, 53 points and 32 assists. They are 14-11-3 on the road this season.
Detroit Red Wings vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Lines & Pick
Looking at our NHL betting picks going into this game, the Canadiens may have lost four straight, but this is an ideal opportunity to bounce back to winning ways against a poor Red Wings team and they are the tips to do so.