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Pittsburgh Penguins Face the Toronto Maple Leafs: NHL Odds and Betting Stats

The visiting Pittsburgh Penguins hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at Air Canada Centre against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Toronto Maple Leafs in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of 113 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Saturday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at Bet365.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.9-2 result in favor of the Penguins today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Toronto Maple Leafs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Toronto Maple Leafs sport a record of 11-11-7 heading into this matchup, while the Pittsburgh Penguins sit at 20-7-4 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 13-14 for the Maple Leafs and 19-6-4 for the Penguins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game puts the Toronto Maple Leafs, most recently No. 20 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Pittsburgh Penguins, who rate a No. 4 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Toronto Maple Leafs No. 10-ranked offense (2.86 goals per game) against a Pittsburgh Penguins defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.84 goals per game allowed. The Maple Leafs powerplay has clicked at a 19.1% rate while the Penguins have a 77.78% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 7-0 result against the Coyotes on December 12. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -330 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Toronto, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Avalanche at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Avalanche at +136 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Pittsburgh's last 13 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games on the road
  • Toronto is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games
  • Toronto is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Toronto is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to New York, Tuesday, December 20th
Toronto home to Anaheim, Monday, December 19th