Bruins vs Maple Leafs Betting Odds
The Boston Bruins have picked up eight wins in a row over the Toronto Maple Leafs in NHL betting action with those Northeast Division teams hitting the ice together again on Saturday.
Boston doubled up on Toronto 4-2 as a -210 home favorite when the teams last met on March 7, and they also beat them 1-0 in Toronto back on February 2. Eight of the last 10 games between the Bruins and the Maple Leafs have turned out to be OVER results.
The Bruins will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 20-6-3 this season, while the Maple Leafs are 16-12-3. Boston is 10-18-1 on the totals; Toronto is 16-12-3.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Bruins listed earlier today as favorites of 134 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.
This game puts the Maple Leafs, most recently No. 19 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Bruins, who rate a No. 3 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Toronto's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 3 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.1 goals allowed. The Maple Leafs power play is averaging 18% while the Bruins defense kills off 92.2% of their penalties.
Last time out for Boston, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Senators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at -144 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Toronto lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Sabres on March 21. Bettors who backed the Sabres at +100 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Ottawa are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
Toronto Maple Leafs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Buffalo are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Bruins at Maple Leafs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toronto
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Boston's last 11 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Toronto's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Toronto's last 11 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games at home
Boston home to Toronto, Monday, March 25