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Montreal Canadiens vs Toronto Maple Leafs Odds
The Toronto Maple Leafs will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Montreal Canadiens invade Air Canada Centre on Saturday.
The Maple Leafs are 26-16-5 so far on the season. The Canadiens, meanwhile, are 28-14-5. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Toronto go 23-19-5 and the Canadiens go 25-21-1 on the totals.
This game puts the Maple Leafs, most recently No. 14 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Canadiens, who rate a No. 5 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toronto's No. 6-ranked offense (3.1 goals per game) against a Canadiens defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Maple Leafs powerplay has clicked at a 18.9% rate while the Canadiens have a 79.5% rate on the penalty kill.
The Canadiens were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Jets. That made winners of bettors who got Montreal at -120 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 4-0 winner as they battled the Panthers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Maple Leafs at -130 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Winnipeg are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
Toronto Maple Leafs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Canadiens at Maple Leafs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Montreal's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Montreal's last 10 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Montreal's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Montreal's last 20 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Toronto's last 10 games when playing at home against Montreal
Toronto is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Toronto's last 20 games when playing Montreal