NHL Eastern Conference Odds: Canadiens vs Lightning

Published January 6, 2015 by Sol FH

NHL Eastern Conference Odds: Canadiens vs Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens live tonight with in-play markets at 00:30 (UK).

The top two teams in the Eastern Conference go head-to-head tonight from Bell Center in Montreal. The Canadiens are currently at 26-11-2, while the Lightning are nipping at their heels at 25-12-4. This will be an amazing game to watch and there are many live in-play markets available for punters interested, along with over 30 team, score and period props to choose from prior to game time.

Head-To-Head Summary

The last time that these two teams met was on October 13th, 2014 and the Lightning crushed the Canadiens 7-1. That game was payback for the 2013 playoff sweep, which the Canadiens won in the Eastern Conference First Round last year. The Canadiens are back on fire, coming off a successful 4 game road trip, without dropping even one game and beating the Metropolitan Divisions' best, the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on January 3.

The Lightning will complete their 4 game road trip after tonight's game in Montreal. They have won five out of their last six games including a 4-2 win on Sunday against the Ottawa Senators. Tampa Bay will be without Radko Gudas, their star defensemen that is undergoing knee surgery and will be out for some time.

The Canadiens are without their Forward, Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau, as he hurt his upper body against the Devils on January 2.

Live In-Play bet365 Sports  

Bet365 Sports is offering a long line of pre-game betting markets for each and every NHL regular season game this year. The Canadiens are at 1.76, as the favorites with the home ice advantage, while the Lightning are at 2.10. bet365 has a number of Puck lines, Game Totals and much more. In addition, the UK sportsbook is offering Live In-Play bets for tonight's game including some attractive and exciting markets. Punters are encouraged to interactively watch and bet on the game, which could lead to lucrative winnings.

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