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Montreal Canadiens vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Free Pick, Prediction, Odds 12/31/2016

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Montreal Canadiens vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Free Pick, Prediction, Odds 12/31/2016 - 12/31/2016 Free NHL Pick Against the Spread
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On Saturday in the NHL, we've got a match-up between the Montreal Canadiens and the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Montreal Canadiens are coming off a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday. It was a multi-point game for Max Pacioretty who picked up 2 points. Max Pacioretty is in the top five in points for his team this year. Brendan Gallagher scored in the third period. Brendan Gallagher has been an effective player with 6 goals and 12 assists this season. Phillip Danault had a big night with 1 goals and 1 assists. The Pittsburgh Penguins have not played since Wednesday.

Marc-Andre Fleury will man the pipes for the Pittsburgh Penguins in this one. Marc-Andre Fleury has been unremarkable during the season with a 11-5-4 record and 0.908 save percentage. In his latest game, he was perfect, allowing 0 goals. He has posted a 0.923 save percentage when playing at home.

Carey Price should start in net for this game. He is 18-5-3 on the year with a 1.99 GAA. He allowed 4 goals on 30 shots during his latest appearance. Carey Price has been mediocre when playing the Pittsburgh Penguins in his last 6 games, posting a 0.895 save percentage.

The Pittsburgh Penguins have been good at home, posting a 16-2-2 record. The Montreal Canadiens have gone 7-6-3 on the road. The Pittsburgh Penguins have gone 7-3 when playing Eastern-Atlantic opponents this season. The Montreal Canadiens have gone 9-5 when playing Eastern-Metropolitan opponents this season. When facing a team above .500, the Pittsburgh Penguins have gone 6-8.

Both offensives should be able to tag these goalies. The over has the best shot for this one.

Game Time: 7:05 PM ET


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  1. Author: julole  6386 Rep Points   POTD: Villanova

    Pittsburgh highest scoring NHL team --playing at home -- Montreal not far behind the PENS in scoring and Montreal the better of the two stopping shots -- like the OVER here with these two -- PENS win a one goa margin win at 5-4 or 4-3

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