Maple Leafs vs. Rangers - 2/10/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Rangers (30-16-5) at Toronto Maple Leafs (23-27-4)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Air Canada Centre)
The Line: Toronto Maple Leafs +122 / New York Rangers -135 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: MSG, TSNT
The New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs meet Tuesday at the Air Canada Centre.
The New York Rangers have split their last eight games and begin a four-game road trip. The Rangers are averaging 2.9 goals per game and have scored seven goals in their last three games. The New York Rangers have scored three power play goals in their last six games and have won 16 straight games when scoring at least three goals overall. Rick Nash leads New York with 33 goals, Derick Brassard has 26 assists and Martin St. Louis has 101 shots on goal. Defensively, the Rangers are allowing 2.3 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in four of their last six games. Henrik Lundqvist has allowed 87 goals on 1,119 shots faced and Cam Talbot has given up 29 goals on 352 shots.
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The Toronto Maple Leafs look to win back-to-back games for the first time since the middle of December. The Maple Leafs are averaging 2.8 goals per game and have scored nine goals in their last three games. The Toronto Maple Leafs have scored two power play goals in their last six games and have won six of their last 10 games when scoring at least three goals overall. Phil Kessel and James van Riemsdyk have combined for 42 goals, Tyler Bozak has 19 assists and Nazem Kadri has 129 shots on goal. Defensively, the Maple Leafs are allowing three goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in eight of their last 10 games. Jonathan Bernier has allowed 95 goals on 1,102 shots faced and James Reimer has given up 61 goals on 657 shots.
The Rangers are 10-4 in their last 14 road games and 36-16 in their last 52 vs. a team with a losing record. The Maple Leafs are 11-5 in their last 16 home games and 0-5 in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference. The Rangers are 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Toronto.
The Maple Leafs haven't won back-to-back games in nearly two months. No thanks. The Rangers remain to be road warriors and should win this game. Take NY on the road.