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The Toronto Maple Leafs will have an injury-induced shuffled lineup in their first game of the season against their nemesis – and the moneyline history is less than promising.
The Maple Leafs are the -120 home favourite, while the Boston Bruins are the +100 away underdog with a 6.5-goal total on the NHL odds for Saturday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Boston, of course, knocked Toronto out of the playoffs in Game 7 of the first round in both 2018 and 2019. The Maple Leafs are 8-12 in their last 20 games against the Bruins, as well as 2-7 in their last nine home games as a moneyline favourite of -115 to -140. The total finished UNDER at betting sites in five of those nine games.
Bruins at Maple Leafs | OddsShark Matchup Report
The visiting Bruins are 5-1-1 and in second place in the competitive Atlantic Division, although the perception they are a one-line offence is even more pronounced. The line of Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak has scored 14 of the 19 goals for the NHL’s 22nd-ranked offence (2.71 goals per game). The unit is also responsible for Boston boasting the league’s second-best power play (38.1 per cent). …
Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation