Red Wings vs. Canadiens Prediction: Odds, Puck Line & Insights for April 15

Monday's NHL slate includes a contest between the heavily favored Detroit Red Wings (39-32-9, -227 on the moneyline to win at home) and the Montreal Canadiens (30-36-14, +180 moneyline odds) at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN+ and BSDETX.

As hockey play continues, get ready for the contest by checking out which squad we project to pick up the victory in Monday's game.

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Red Wings vs. Canadiens Game Info

  • When: Monday, April 15, 2024 at 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+ and BSDETX
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • Where: Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan

Prediction: Who will win the Red Wings vs. Canadiens game?

Computer picks for Red Wings vs Canadiens
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Red Wings (-1.5) Over (6) Red Wings 4 Canadiens 2

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Red Wings Betting Insights (Last 10 Games)

  • Detroit is 8-2-0 against the spread, and 3-4-3 overall, in its past 10 contests.
  • Four of Detroit's last 10 games hit the over.
  • The Red Wings and their opponents have averaged 6.2 goals combined in their past 10 games, 0.2 more than the over/under of 6 in this matchup.
  • In their last 10 games, the Red Wings' goals per game average is 1.8 lower than their season-long average.

Canadiens Betting Insights (Last 10 Games)

  • Montreal has a 6-4-0 line versus the spread while going 4-4-2 straight up over its last 10 games.
  • Montreal has gone over the total in five of its past 10 outings.
  • The Canadiens have averaged a total of 6.0 combined goals over their last 10 games, identical to this game's over/under.
  • In the last 10 games, the Canadiens' games have averaged 9.2 goals, 1.8 goals higher than their season-long per-game average.

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Red Wings Top Performers

  • In 80 games for Detroit this season, Lucas Raymond has been a major contributor with 69 total points -- 29 goals and 40 assists.
  • Alex Lyon has a 20-18-5 record between the pipes this season. He has allowed 123 goals (3.0 goals against average) while saving 1180 total shots for a .906 save percentage.
  • Olli Maatta leads Detroit with his +14 plus-minus on the season.

Canadiens Top Performers

  • Montreal is led by Nicholas Suzuki in terms of points (76) and goals (33).
  • Samuel Montembeault is 16-15-8 this season, with a 3.1 goals against average and a .904 save percentage (37th in the league).
  • Montreal's Johnathan Kovacevic has a team-high +11 plus-minus rating.

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Red Wings Injuries

Andrew Copp: Cheek (Questionable), Michael Rasmussen: Upper Body (Questionable)

Canadiens Injuries

Joshua Roy: Upper Body (Out), Kaiden Guhle: Upper Body (Questionable), Kirby Dach: Knee (Out For Season), Arber Xhekaj: Shoulder (Out For Season)

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