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The OVER seems like a strong play, based on who is absent for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Vancouver Canucks and some recent trends.
The Maple Leafs are -180 home favourites while the Vancouver Canucks are +160 underdogs with a 6.5-goal total on the NHL odds for Saturday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Maple Leafs are 9-4 in their last 13 home games when they went deeper than -175 on the moneyline at online sports betting sites, but the total has gone OVER in seven of the last 10 games from that sample. The Canucks are 5-10 in their last 15 games as an away underdog, with the total finishing OVER nine times.
Canucks at Maple Leafs | OddsShark Matchup Report
The Canucks have a 34-23-6 record that has put them in the race for the top of the Pacific Division, but they are 3-7 in their last 10 games against the Eastern Conference with the total finishing OVER eight times. Vancouver has had slow starts during the first two games of a four-game eastern swing and has dipped to 23rd out of 31 teams in five-on-five shot-attempt percentage (48.3 percent), but with centers Bo Horvat and Elias …
Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation