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Toronto Maple Leafs take on Canucks in hockey test


Toronto Maple Leafs

Vancouver Canucks
10-4-0 November 02, 2013, 07:00 PM | Rogers Arena 9-5-1



The Toronto Maple Leafs will look to grab a road win when they take on the Canucks in Vancouver at Rogers Arena on Saturday in hockey odds action.

The Canucks currently sport a record of 9-5-1. The Maple Leafs are 10-4-0. Betting totals have seen the Canucks post a 4-8-3 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Maple Leafs have gone 6-8 against the number.

View Toronto Maple Leafs vs Vancouver Canucks Odds and Stats.

If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Maple Leafs listed earlier today as underdogs of 143 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Canucks rated this week at No. 23 and the Maple Leafs sitting at No. 16.

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Toronto won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Flames on October 30. Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs at -108 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Vancouver was a 2-1 loser at home against the Red Wings. Bettors on Detroit at +134 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Vancouver's No. 17-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Maple Leafs defense that ranks No. 6 at 2.29 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 9.3% rate while the Maple Leafs have a 86.79% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Maple Leafs at Canucks trends to consider:
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Toronto is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Vancouver
Vancouver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Vancouver's last 6 games
Vancouver is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Vancouver's last 5 games at home


Next up:
Toronto at New Jersey, Friday, November 8th
Vancouver at Phoenix, Tuesday, November 5th

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