Toronto Maple Leafs (13-6-1) vs. Los Angeles Kings (8-7-3)
November 24, 2021 10:00 pm EDT
The Line: Los Angeles Kings +140 / Toronto Maple Leafs -160; Over/Under: -1.5
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The Toronto Maple Leafs and Los Angeles Kings meet Wednesday in NHL action at the Staples Center. The Toronto Maple Leafs look for a win after winning six of their last seven games. The Los Angeles Kings look to snap a four-game losing streak.
The Toronto Maple Leafs are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 23.2 percent of their power play opportunities. John Tavares leads Toronto with 8 goals, Mitchell Marner has 11 assists and Auston Matthews has 74 shots on goal. Defensively, the Toronto Maple Leafs are allowing 2.3 goals per game and are killing 88.7 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Jack Campbell has given up 25 goals on 444 shots faced, and Petr Mrazek has allowed 7 goals on 57 shots.
The Los Angeles Kings are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 16.7 percent of their power play opportunities. Anze Kopitar leads Los Angeles with 8 goals, Alex Iafallo has 7 assists and Dustin Brown has 55 shots on goal. Defensively, the Los Angeles Kings are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 76.7 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Jonathan Quick has given up 19 goals on 309 shots faced, and Calvin Petersen has given up 25 goals on 225 shots.
The Maple Leafs are 4-0 in their last 4 road games and 6-1 in their last 7 overall. The Kings are 2-5 in their last 7 games playing on 2 days rest and 0-4 in their last 4 overall. The under is 4-0 in Maple Leafs last 4 overall. The under is 5-1 in Kings last 6 overall. The Maple Leafs are 1-5 in the last 6 meetings in Los Angeles.
The home team has dominated the series between the Male Leafs and Kings, and the Kings cant continue to lose. However, we’re getting a hot Maple Leafs club for a reasonably cheap price. The Maple Leafs defense has been on point, and they’ve been money in the favorite role. Give me the Maple Leafs.