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Toronto Maple Leafs

Montreal Canadiens
32-22-7 March 01, 2014, 07:00 PM | Bell Centre 33-21-7



The Montreal Canadiens battle the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday in NHL betting action at Bell Centre.

Montreal will face the 32-22-7 Maple Leafs. In totals betting, the Canadiens are 19-33-9 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Maple Leafs are 33-25-3 favoring the OVER.

View Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montreal Canadiens Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Toronto before puck drop in this match found them as 119-moneyline underdogs at 5Dimes. They saw an opening total of 5.5, ccording to BetOnline.

This game matches up the No. 18 (Canadiens) and the No. 19 (Maple Leafs) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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The Maple Leafs were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Islanders. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +103 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Montreal, they were a 6-5 winner as they battled the Penguins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Canadiens at +170 were rewarded, while the 11 goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Montreal's No. 20-ranked offense (2.54 goals per game) against a Maple Leafs defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.07 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 19.5% rate while the Maple Leafs have a 77.94% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Maple Leafs at Canadiens trends to consider:
Toronto is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Toronto's last 14 games
Toronto is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 8 games on the road
Montreal is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Montreal's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Montreal's last 7 games when playing Toronto
Montreal is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Toronto


Next up:
Toronto home to Columbus, Monday, March 3rd
Montreal at Los Angeles, Monday, March 3rd
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