by OddsShark (@OddsShark)
Some recent mastery of their historical rival has sapped the Toronto Maple Leafs’ betting value, but they will take a pronounced totals trend into the tail end of their first back-to-back of the young season.
The Maple Leafs are a home favorite against the underdog Montreal Canadiens with a 6.0-goal total on the NHL odds for Saturday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Toronto is 7-1 in its last eight games against Montreal. The Maple Leafs are coming off of a 4-1 road win against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday and the total has gone UNDER in seven of their last 10 home games when they played the previous day. The total has also gone UNDER in 18 of their last 30 games when they played the previous day.
Canadiens at Maple Leafs | OddsShark Matchup Report
The Canadiens earned the so-called Bettman Point in their season opener on Thursday, suffering a 4-3 shootout loss against the Carolina Hurricanes. Montreal, which has spread out right wing Brendan Gallagher, center Max Domi and left wing Jonathan Drouin over its first three lines in the hope of creating a balanced attack, has struggled as a big road underdog, going 4-16 in their …
Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation