TheLeafsNation Fantasy Gameday — Matthews back as Toronto Maple Leafs look to sweep Edmonton Oilers

Welcome to TheLeafsNation Game Day where we take a look at today’s Leafs game and a few other things happening around the league all with daily fantasy in mind.

Okay, so it’s safe to say that nobody expected back-to-back shutouts against the Edmonton Oilers, who came into this three game series as the league’s top scoring team. But now, the Leafs look to close out the three game series and build on their lead in the North Division standings.
The Matchup

Toronto
Edmonton

Record
17-4-2, .783 points %
14-10-0, .583 points %

GF/GA
81-55
79-72

Power play %

31.9

25.9

Penalty kill %
80.6

77.3

CF%
48.30
48.57

xGF%
50.55
50.79

PDO
103.5
100.3

Goals in all situations, analytics at 5×5 c/o naturalstattrick.com.
Who I like
Auston Matthews ($8,500) makes his return to the lineup and comes in a few hundred dollars less than what he has in a few weeks. At this price, and considering he has scored three goals in three games against the Oilers this year, he has great value tonight.
William Nylander ($4,900) continues to be great value this season averaging 9.6 FPPG scoring 19 points in 23 games. Honestly, it’s a bit of a surprise how low his cost is given his relative value.
Connor McDavid ($9,100) will …

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Author: Zach Laing / The Leafs Nation

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