Calgary Flames (5-5-1) at Toronto Maple Leafs (8-3-0)
|Date & Time||Monday October 29, 2018, 7:00 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Toronto Maple Leafs -137 / Calgary Flames +124 --- Over/Under: 6
Monday NHL action pits the Calgary Flames against Toronto Maple Leafs.
The Calgary Flames are looking for a change in momentum after a 4-3 SO loss to visiting Washington left the team with three consecutive defeats. Calgary received goals from Travis Harmonic, Elias Lindholm and Matthew T. Mark Giordano and Johnny Gaudreau logged two assists each with Mike Smith making 23 saves for the Flames.
Matt Niskanen, Jakub Vrana and TJ Oshie lit the lamp for the Capitals in regulation with Nicklas Backstrom scoring the decisive goal in the SO. Evgeny Kuznetsov added a pair of helpers and Phoenix Copely picked up the win for the Capitals with 27 saves.
The Toronto Maple Leafs are gunning for a third straight victory after upending Winnipeg 3-2 on Saturday. The Jets led 2-0 on goals from Kyle Connor and Mark Scheifele but Connor Hellebuyck gave up three goals on 31 shots to absorb the loss.
The Maple Leafs scored three times in the third with Nazem Kadri, Jake Gardner and Kasperi Kapanen lighting the lamp. Mitch Marner notched two assists and Frederik Andersen recorded 22 stops to get the win for Toronto.
Flames are 0-6 in their last 6 Monday games and Flames are 1-4 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and under is 4-1 in Flames last 5 road games. Under is 4-0 in Maple Leafs last 4 games following a win and under is 4-0 in Maple Leafs last 4 home games and Maple Leafs are 4-0 in their last 4 Monday games. Flames are 0-6 in the last 6 meetings in Toronto and under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings and under is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings in Toronto.
It seems as though the Maple Leafs struggle whenever I back them but the edge is with the home team…