Montreal Canadiens vs Minnesota Wild Prediction, Line, Picks, and Odds - November 1 | 2022 NHL Season

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St Louis Blues v Minnesota Wild - Game Five

The Montreal Canadiens will take on the Minnesota Wild in NHL action on Tuesday (November 1).

The Canadiens are beginning to turn the page as they are on a two-game winning streak as they are fifth in the Atlantic Division with a 5-4-0 record while the Wild are 4-4-1 and are fifth in the Central Division. The teams are playing for the final game as they played back on October 25 when the Wild picked up a 3-1 road win.

Montreal Canadiens vs Minnesota Wild Odds

Montreal Canadiens+200+1.5 (-130)o6.5 (-105)
Minnesota Wild-240-1.5 (+110)u6.5 (-115)

Montreal Canadiens vs Minnesota Wild Match Details

Fixture: Montreal Canadiens @ Minnesota Wild

Date & Time: Tuesday, November 1, 2022; 8:00 pm EDT

Venue: Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul, MN

Montreal Canadiens vs Minnesota Wild Key Stats

The Canadiens have struggled offensively this season and have been strong on defense. They have scored 27 goals, which is the 22nd, but also allowed the 11th-fewest goals at 27 as well. They are dealing with eight players on the injury report and are struggling to stay healthy. Cole Caufield leads the team with 10 points, bagging seven goals and three assists.

Jake Allen will be between the pipes in this game and has been average at best this season for Montreal as he is 3-3-0 with 17 goals given up on 187 shot attempts. They are killing penalties better than average as they have killed 22-of-27 (81.48 percent) of power plays against them.

The Minnesota Wild offense has been doing pretty well as they are ninth in the sport with 31 goals scored as a team. Right winger Mats Zuccarello is leading the way as he has 12 points with five goals and seven assists thus far.

Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury has faced a lot of shots and is struggling. He has a 4-1-1 record but has allowed 24 goals from 200 shots so far and that is way too much.

Montreal Canadiens vs Minnesota Wild Betting Prediction

Marc-Andre Fleury has struggled throughout the season as he is giving up 3.69 goals per game and an .880 save percentage so they need him to do well. Jake Allen is doing pretty well with 2.85 goals allowed per game with a .909 save percentage as well.

These defenses are going to be the major difference as Montreal is better at penalty killing on total defense. Their offense has been extremely similar with both teams averaging around three goals per game.

Prediction: Montreal Canadiens ML (+200)

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