Maple Leafs face off vs. Red Wings
The Toronto Maple Leafs and the Detroit Red Wings will meet in NHL betting action on Tuesday night, with the Maple Leafs picking up the victory in their most recent betting matchup.
Toronto topped Detroit 3-2 with the Red Wings a -125 favorite on the NHL odds when the teams last met on the ice back on January 1 in the Winter Classic. The Red Wings topped the Leafs 5-4 in Toronto in their first matchup on December 21.
This season the Red Wings are 30-24-13 overall while the Maple Leafs are 36-25-8. As for the totals, Detroit is 28-34-5 on the OU, and Toronto is 37-29-3.
The Red Wings sit at No. 7 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Maple Leafs sit at a No. 23 on the same chart.
In their last action, Toronto was a 4-2 loser on the road against the Capitals. Bettors on Washington at -135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
The Red Wings were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blackhawks. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -200 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 18-ranked offense (2.61 goals per game) against a Maple Leafs defense that ranks No. 26 at 3.06 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 17.45% rate while the Maple Leafs have a 78.17% rate on the penalty kill.
A few Maple Leafs at Red Wings trends to consider:
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Toronto is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Toronto
Toronto home to Tampa Bay, Wednesday, March 19th
Detroit home to Pittsburgh, Thursday, March 20th