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A change in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ goaltending usage might help turn around a trend of struggling in the tailend of back-to-back games.
Going into the return game of a home-and-home set, the Maple Leafs are -240 favourites while the Buffalo Sabres are a +200 underdog with a 6.5-goal total on the NHL odds for Saturday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Sabres beat the Maple Leafs 6-4 with an empty-net goal on home ice on Friday, but Toronto is 10-3 in its last 13 home games against Buffalo with the total finishing OVER nine times.
The Maple Leafs are also 11-3 in their last 14 home games as a heavy favourite of -200 or farther into minus money at sports betting sites, while the Sabres are 3-13 in their last 16 away games as an away underdog of +175 or more.
Sabres at Maple Leafs | OddsShark Matchup Report
Goalie Frederik Andersen, who usually played the first leg of back-to-back games under former coach Mike Babcock, will start for Toronto, which should offer the Maple Leafs a chance to improve a trend where they are 1-9 in their last 10 games when they played the day prior.
The Sabres are 12 …
Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation