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The Toronto Maple Leafs have not only struggled in the tailend of back-to-back games recently, but they’re facing what should be a motivated opponent.
The Maple Leafs are -105 underdogs with the Washington Capitals ranking as a -115 home favourite with a 6.0-goal total on the NHL odds for Wednesday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Toronto, which beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Tuesday, is 2-6 in its last eight games when it played the previous day. The total has gone UNDER in eight of the last 11 games when the Maple Leafs were playing back to back.
Maple Leafs at Capitals | OddsShark Matchup Report
Toronto is 4-2-1 this season and is beginning to establish itself as a potent offensive team. With Auston Matthews having scored six goals in seven games, the Maple Leafs come into the night ranked fourth in the NHL in goal scoring (4.00 per game) and a somewhat concerning 18th in goals against (3.29), which might be an indicator they’ll go against their total trends when playing without rest. Special teams are a similar story for Toronto whose power play is eighth (28.0 per cent) while the penalty kill is 16th (81 …
Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation