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Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs Odds
The Toronto Maple Leafs play their first home playoff game in years, looking for a 2-1 series lead on the Boston Bruins Monday.
The Leafs won Game 2 but remain a small home underdog on the Cup moneyline.
The Bruins will look to vanquish their hosts on Monday, as they are 28-14-6 this season, while the Maple Leafs are 26-17-5. Boston is 16-28-4 against the total, while Toronto is 23-20-5 versus the number.
The visitors opened as 114 moneyline favorites 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 TopBet.
The Maple Leafs sit at No. 14 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bruins sit at a No. 4 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toronto's No. 6-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.3 goals per game allowed. The Maple Leafs powerplay has clicked at a 18.7% rate while the Bruins have a 87.1% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Bruins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Maple Leafs at +175 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
Toronto Maple Leafs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
A few Bruins at Maple Leafs trends to consider:
Boston is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Toronto
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Boston's last 15 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games at home
Toronto is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Toronto's last 15 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing at home against Boston
Boston at Toronto, Wednesday, May 8