Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
|Date & Time||Monday October 21, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)|
TOR -190 O/U 6.5
On Monday, the Columbus Blue Jackets look to bounce back from two straight losses when they visit the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Blue Jackets lost on Saturday to the New York Islanders at home 3-2 in overtime. Boone Jenner and Seth Jones scored goals for Columbus in the loss, while Joonas Korpisalo made 31 saves in net for Columbus. The Blue Jackets lost in overtime for the second straight game.
Pierre-Luc Dubois lead Columbus in goals scored with three, while Alexander Wennberg leads in assists with three and in points with four. In net for Columbus, Joonas Korpisalo is 3-2-1 with goals against average of 2.60 and save percentage of .903. Columbus is scoring an average of 2.29 goals per game while allowing an average of 3.29 per game.
Toronto defeated the Boston Bruins in overtime 4-3 on Saturday. Morgan Rielly scored the winning goal 3:54 into the extra period his second of the night giving the Maple Leafs the win. Toronto has won three of its last four. Also scoring for the Maple Leafs were Alexander Kerfoot, and Dmytro Timashov, while Frederik Andersen made 42 saves.
Auston Matthews leads Toronto in goals scored with seven, while Morgan Rielly is the assists leader with nine and Mitch Marner the points leader with nine. Frederik Andersen is 5-2-0 with goals against of 3.09 and save percentage of .902. Toronto is scoring an average of 3.88 goals per game while allowing an average of 3.38 per game.
Columbus is 9-4 in its last 13 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in each of the Blue Jackets last 6 as the underdog
Toronto is 6-2 in its last 8 on Monday
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Maple Leafs last 5
Toronto has won 3 of its last 4 overall and 4 of its last 5 head-to-head with Columbus. The Blue Jackets have lost 8 of their last 10 when playing on 1 day’s rest, 6 of their last 8 versus an opponent with a winning record and 12 of their last 16 versus opponents from the Eastern Conference. Final Score Prediction, Toronto Maple Leafs win 5-2