NHL Look Ahead Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021
Another week, another look ahead at some of the top weekend games on the NHL slate, so today, we will take a deeper dive into a handful of games in order to figure out where we should be leaning.
Understanding where we should be heading early in the week helps us maintain success and do solid research.
Boston Bruins Defense Hold Up vs Canadiens
The Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens are both coming into this game after a day off as the Canadiens will host the Bruins here. Both teams are struggling to cover the spread this season as Boston is 10-14 against the spread while Montreal is a putrid 11-18 against the spread.
The Bruins are 7-4-1 this season on the road, while the Canadiens are 4-10-1 at home. The defense is going to be the difference-maker in this game as Boston is giving up 2.54 goals per game while Montreal is allowing 3.52 goals this year.
Go with the Boston Bruins to cover the spread as they are overall the better team.
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**All views expressed are my own. My picks are my own and are not a guarantee, bet at your own risk.