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April 16, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Washington Capitals Odds

24-13-5TEAM RECORD23-17-2

The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Washington and Toronto on Tuesday, with the host Capitals trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The Maple Leafs will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 24-13-5 this season, while the Capitals are 23-17-2. Toronto is 20-17-5 on the totals; Washington is 18-21-3.

View Toronto vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Maple Leafs listed earlier today as underdogs of +-142 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The Capitals - Maple Leafs odds would favor the Maple Leafs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Washington is rated No. 17 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Toronto is at No. 10.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington's No. 6-ranked offense (3.1 goals per game) against a Maple Leafs defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Capitals powerplay has clicked at a 25.5% rate while the Maple Leafs have a 88% rate on the penalty kill.

Toronto was a 2-0 winner in its last match at home against the Devils. They won as -150 favorites, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors.

The Capitals were a 6-5 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -150 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors.

Toronto Maple Leafs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing New Jersey are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

Washington Capitals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Calgary are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

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

Next up:
Toronto home to NY Islanders, Thursday, April 18
Washington at Ottawa, Thursday, April 18

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