by OddsShark (@OddsShark)
Not many teams in the NHL can complain about totaling 100 points during the regular season. But the Toronto Maple Leafs had high expectations of performing better than that last year and will be looking to top the 100-point mark in the season ahead en route to possibly winning the Atlantic Division title.
Toronto’s OVER/UNDER point total for the 2019-20 regular season is listed at 101.5 points at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com, and going UNDER would again be disappointing.
The Maple Leafs have already made some moves this offseason in an effort to shore up their defense, most notably sending forward Nazim Kadri to the Colorado Avalanche in a deal for Tyson Barrie. However, they are still looking to come to an agreement with restricted free agent Mitch Marner, who is reportedly seeking more than $10 million per year. This after they already re-signed Auston Matthews to a five-year contract extension worth $11.634 per season. Matthews (73 points in 2018-19) was drafted first overall in 2016 while Marner (94 points) was picked three spots later a year earlier.
Regardless, Toronto is built to win now as long as Marner is back, and the team does not have to break the bank …
Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation