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The Toronto Maple Leafs drag some road woes into a matchup against a surging opponent who has been tough to score against of late.
The Maple Leafs are +120 underdogs on the road while the Pittsburgh Penguins are -140 home favourites with a 6.5-goal total on the NHL odds for Tuesday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Maple Leafs are 3-8 in their last 11 games as an away underdog with the total finishing UNDER six times at online betting sites. The Penguins are 14-4 in their last 18 games as a home favourite and the UNDER is 4-0-1 over their last five games, both home and away.
Maple Leafs at Penguins | OddsShark Matchup Report
The Maple Leafs are 31-21-8 as they play their third game in four nights after splitting weekend road games against two non-playoff contenders, the Ottawa Senators and Buffalo Sabres.
Toronto is sixth in the 31-team NHL in five-on-five shot-attempt percentage (52.3 percent), but is struggling to get offence from the supporting cast beyond the lines centered by Auston Matthews and John Tavares. The Maple Leafs are third in goals scored (3.50 per game) and 26th in goals against (3.25). On special teams, …
Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation