Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Los Angeles Kings - 11/8/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Kings (6-6-0) at Toronto Maple Leafs (5-4-3)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Air Canada Centre)
The Line: Toronto Maple Leafs -114 / Los Angeles Kings -109 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSWHD, TSNT, TVA
The Los Angeles Kings and Toronto Maple Leafs meet Tuesday night in a NHL matchup at the Air Canada Centre.
The Los Angeles Kings hope to stay hot after winning six of their last nine games. The Kings are averaging 2.3 goals per game and are scoring on 11.4 percent of their power play opportunities. Tanner Pearson leads Los Angeles with four goals, Jeff Carter has four assists and Alec Martinez has 30 shots on goal. Defensively, the Los Angeles Kings are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 77.3 percent of their opponents power plays. Peter Budaj has given up 19 goals on 217 shots faced and Jeff Zatkoff has allowed 10 goals on 62 shots. The Los Angeles Kings have won six of their seven games this season when scoring at least three goals.
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The Toronto Maple Leafs look to build on back-to-back victories to climb out of a 4-4-3 hole. The Maple Leafs are averaging 3.1 goals per game and are scoring on 23.5 percent of their power play opportunities. Auston Matthews leads Toronto with six goals, Nazem Kadri has three assists and Tyler Bozak has 24 shots on goal. Defensively, the Toronto Maple Leafs are allowing 3.3 goals per game and are killing 84.2 percent of their opponents power plays. Frederik Andersen has given up 32 goals on 325 shots faced and Jhonas Enroth has allowed eight goals on 65 shots. The Toronto Maple Leafs are 4-1 this season when allowing two or less goals.
The Kings are 1-5 in their last 6 road games and 4-1 in their last 5 games following a win. The Maple Leafs are 4-1 in their last 5 home games and 2-6 in their last 8 games playing on 2 days rest. The home team is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings and the under is 6-1-1 in the last 8 meetings.
The Kings have been hot and cold this season and haven't exactly had much success on the road. The home team has won the last four meetings between the Maple Leafs and Kings, and Toronto has had its most success in its last two games. The Maple Leafs have a chance to string some wins together. Give me the home team and the cheap price.