Montreal Canadiens take on Maple Leafs in hockey test
Montreal Canadiens vs Toronto Maple Leafs Odds
Hockey bettors look for value at Air Canada Centre on Wednesday as host Toronto battles the Montreal Canadiens in hockey odds action.
The Maple Leafs sport records of 12-8 heading into this matchup, while the Canadiens sit at 12-4-3 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-11-2 for the Maple Leafs and 8-11 for the Canadiens.
The visitors opened as +-121 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 7-rated Canadiens taking on the No. 18-rated Maple Leafs in this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Toronto's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 2.8 goals per game, against a Canadiens defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.2 goals allowed. The Maple Leafs power play is averaging 16.7% while the Canadiens defense kills off 82.7% of their penalties.
Last time out for Montreal, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Senators on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Senators at +122 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Flyers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Maple Leafs at +136 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Ottawa are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
Toronto Maple Leafs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few Canadiens at Maple Leafs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal's last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Montreal's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal's last 6 games when playing Toronto
Montreal is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing at home against Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Montreal
Toronto is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
Montreal home to Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 2
Toronto at NY Islanders, Thursday, February 28