NHL Odds: Leafs take on Rangers
The Toronto Maple Leafs and the New York Rangers will meet for the second time in three days on Wednesday night, with totals bettors at the books looking for an OVER result in the game.
Toronto edged New York 4-3 as a home underdog on the NHL betting lines when the teams met at the Air Canada Centre on Monday night in the third straight OVER result between the teams. Overall the OVER/UNDER has gone 7-3 in their last 10 meetings.
The Rangers sport records of 19-16-4 heading into this matchup, while the Maple Leafs sit at 22-13-4 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 12-20-7 for the Rangers and 19-16-4 for the Maple Leafs.
The Rangers were listed earlier today as -147 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.
This game matches up the No. 16 (Rangers) and the No. 13 (Maple Leafs) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 24-ranked offense (2.5 goals per game) against a Maple Leafs defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 16.9% rate while the Maple Leafs have a 86.9% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, New York was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Maple Leafs. Bettors on Toronto at +100 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Toronto Maple Leafs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing NY Rangers are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Maple Leafs at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 7 games when playing NY Rangers
Toronto is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Rangers last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the NY Rangers last 7 games when playing Toronto
NY Rangers are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games at home
NY Rangers are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games when playing Toronto
Toronto home to Montreal, Saturday, April 13
NY Rangers at NY Islanders, Saturday, April 13