Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens - 4/11/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Montreal Canadiens (49-22-10) at Toronto Maple Leafs (30-44-7)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Air Canada Centre)
The Line: Toronto Maple Leafs / Montreal Canadiens --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs play Saturday at the Air Canada Centre.
The Montreal Canadiens look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Canadiens are averaging 2.6 goals and have scored 10 goals in their last three games. The Montreal Canadiens have four power play goals in their last four games and have won five of their last seven when scoring at least three goals. Max Pacioretty leads Montreal with 37 goals, Tomas Plekanec has 34 assists and Brendan Gallagher has 249 shots on goal. Defensively, the Canadiens are allowing 2.2 goals and have allowed a power play goal in five of their last eight games. Carey Price has allowed 127 goals on 1,931 shots faced and Dustin Tokarski has given up 46 goals on 509 shots.
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The Toronto Maple Leafs look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Maple Leafs are averaging 2.5 goals and have scored four goals in their last three games. The Toronto Maple Leafs have zero power play goals in their last four games and have split their last eight games when scoring at least three goals. James van Riemsdyk leads Troton with 27 goals, Phil Kessel has 35 assists and Tyler Bozak has 152 shots on goal. Defensively, the Maple Leafs are allowing 3.1 goals and have allowed a power play goal in five of their last six games. Jonathan Bernier has allowed 149 goals on 1,702 shots faced and James Reimer has given up 93 goals on 1,001 shots.
The Canadiens are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. a team with a losing record and 35-17 in their last 52 vs. Atlantic. The Maple Leafs are 21-43 in their last 64 vs. Eastern Conference and 1-5 in their last 6 Saturday games. The Canadiens are 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in Toronto and 5-0 in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Maple Leafs just can't wait forthe season to end, and they've lost their last six games against the Canadiens. I'll take Montreal to keep things rolling and win by two goals.