Maple Leafs face off against Bruins
The Boston Bruins will be looking for their second win of the season over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday night as those Atlantic Division clubs meet in marquee NHL betting action.
The Bruins got past the Maple Leafs 3-1 as a -198 home favorite on the NHL odds in their first meeting of the season on November 9.
Toronto is just 4-6 in its past 10 games against Boston, with the OVER/UNDER going 4-4-2 in that span.
The Maple Leafs are 16-11-3 so far on the season. The Bruins, meanwhile, are 19-8-2. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Toronto go 14-15-1 and the Bruins go 5-13-11 on the totals.
The Maple Leafs - Bruins odds would favor the Bruins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Toronto is rated No. 24 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Boston is at No. 7.
The Bruins were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Penguins. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -129 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
Toronto won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Senators on December 7. Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs at +131 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Toronto's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 2.8 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.03 goals allowed. The Maple Leafs power play is averaging 24.73% while the Bruins defense kills off 84.95% of their penalties.
Boston at Calgary, Tuesday, December 10th
Toronto home to Los Angeles, Wednesday, December 11th