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Boston BruinsToronto Maple Leafs
May 6, 7:00 PM | Air Canada Centre

Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs Odds

28-14-6TEAM RECORD26-17-5

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.

View Boston vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
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.

Power Rankings:
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

Next up:
Boston at Toronto, Wednesday, May 8