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The Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs will meet on the ice at Air Canada Centre on Saturday in a battle of division rivals.

Detroit won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Flames on December 19. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at -140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Toronto won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Coyotes on December 19. Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs at +100 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Toronto:
Team record: 18-16-3 SU, ATS

is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games at home

When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Phoenix are 2-2-2
After a win are 4-6

Detroit:
Team record: 16-12-9 SU, ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games on the road
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 12 games when playing Toronto

When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Edmonton are 6-4
After playing Calgary are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

Next up:
Detroit home to NY Islanders, Monday, December 23
Toronto at NY Rangers, Monday, December 23