Hockey odds preview - New Jersey vs. Toronto


New Jersey Devils

Toronto Maple Leafs
4-7-4 November 08, 2013, 07:30 PM | Air Canada Centre 10-5-0



New Jersey pays a visit to Toronto on Friday, hoping to shut down the Maple Leafs snipers in hockey action at Air Canada Centre.

The Devils will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 4-7-4 this season, while the Maple Leafs are 10-5-0. New Jersey is 4-9-2 on the totals; Toronto is 6-9.

View New Jersey Devils vs Toronto Maple Leafs Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with the Maple Leafs in this one found them earlier as -168 Favorite on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Maple Leafs rated this week at No. 19 and the Devils sitting at No. 22.

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Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the Flyers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Devils at +120 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Toronto's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 3.2 goals per game, against a Devils defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.8 goals allowed. The Maple Leafs power play is averaging 23.53% while the Devils defense kills off 84.09% of their penalties.

A few Devils at Maple Leafs trends to consider:
New Jersey is 3-12-1 SU in its last 16 games
New Jersey is 1-10-1 SU in its last 12 games on the road
New Jersey is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 19 of New Jersey's last 22 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games at home


Next up:
New Jersey at Nashville, Sunday, November 10th
Toronto at Boston, Saturday, November 9th
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