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Toronto Maple Leafs (21-12-8) vs. Edmonton Oilers (23-15-1)
January 16, 2024 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: Edmonton Oilers -135 / Toronto Maple Leafs +109; Over/Under: 7
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The Toronto Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers face off on Tuesday in an NHL showdown at the Rogers Place. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Maple Leafs vs Oilers prediction.

Maple Leafs Suddenly Struggling

The Maple Leafs are suddenly struggling and they have lost three games in a row. In the last game against the Detroit Red Wings, the Maple Leafs scored two goals but the defense gave up four goals and that led to the defeat. The Maple Leafs are averaging 3.51 goals while their defense is giving up 3.24 goals per game. The offense is ranked 5th in the league while the defense is ranked 21st. William Nylander has scored 21 goals and added 36 assists so far this season. The Maple Leafs will meet the Flames after this game.

Oilers Coming Off Overtime Win

The Oilers faced off against the Montreal Canadiens in the last game and they were able to secure the 2-1victory in overtime. The Oilers have won ten games in a row and the last few games it’s been the defense that hey have leaned on. The Oilers are averaging 3.41 goals while their defense is giving up 3.0 goals per game. The offense is ranked 6th while the defense is ranked 12th. When people talk about the Oilers the talk is about the offense, but it’s actually been the defense that has surprised many this season. The Oilers will play against the Kraken after this one.

Maple Leafs vs Oilers Betting Prediction

The Maple Leafs are going to struggle to get anything going here. The Oilers defense has been strong heading into this game and the defense is going to step up again here. The Mapel Leafs defense ranked 21st and they are going to really struggle to slowdown the Oilers here. This is going to be an easy victory with the Oilers coming out on top. Back the Oilers on the money line. This is one of the strongest plays on the board. 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Oilers ML

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Sports is about all Shane knows in this life! He has a passion for sports and writing, which makes working for Sportschatplace a perfect job for him! If you find him cheering for a team it's usually a Minnesota team, or the Kansas Jayhawks!

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