Edmonton Oilers at Toronto Maple Leafs
|Date & Time||Wednesday February 27, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)|
Tampa Bay -215 / Edmonton +185 / over-under: 5.5
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The Edmonton Oilers go on the road to face the Toronto Maple Leafs in a Wednesday NHL tilt.
The Edmonton Oilers were denied a third straight win in a 3-2 SO loss at Nashville on Monday. Leon Draisaitl led Edmonton with goals in the first and second. Mikko Koskinen was charged with two goals on 37 shots to salvage a point for the Oilers.
Colton Sissons and PK Subban scored second period goals for Nashville while Filip Forsberg and Brian Boyle netted goals in the shootout to secure the win. Pekka Rinne picked up the win for the Predators with a 25 save performance.
The Toronto Maple Leafs outscored visiting Buffalo 5-3 on Monday to secure back to back wins. Jack Eichel scored twice for the Sabres with Sam Reinhart adding a marker. Rasmus Dahlin added two helpers for Buffalo and Carter Hutton gave up three goals on 12 shots with Linus Ullmark giving up two goals on 21 shots.
John Tavares, Auston Matthews, Frederik Gauthier and Tyler Ennis supplied the Maple Leafs with goals in the second with Kasperi Kapanen scoring in the third. Kapanen added an assist for Toronto and Frederik Andersen stopped 31 shots to get the win.
Oilers are 8-21 in their last 29 overall and Oilers are 1-7 in their last 8 vs. Eastern Conference and Oilers are 0-4 in their last 4 road games.
Maple Leafs are 19-7 in their last 26 vs. Pacific and Maple Leafs are 5-2 in their last 7 games following a win and Maple Leafs are 21-10 in their last 31 vs. Western Conference.
Oilers are 0-6 in the last 6 meetings in Toronto and Oilers are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings and home team is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
These teams don’t play enough to make the trends worth anything so something on Toronto to lower the juice…