Leafs to Host Vegas this Online Hockey Betting EveningPosted by: Charlie Smith
This Monday night, online hockey betting players have a total of 6 different matchups to wager on. There’s a wide variety of pairings to choose from, including the game between the Arizona Yotes and the Washington Capitals, the match between the Minnesota Wild and the Boston bruins, and even a contest between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the New York Rangers. But even amongst this star-studded lineup, NHL betting players will want to pay special attention to this evening’s contest between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Golden Knights, despite being the league’s newest team, have emerged as one of the leading frontrunners in the Western Conference. Let’s find out what the NHL game betting odds are predicting for this evening’s pairing.
Vegas Golden Knights vs. Toronto Maple Leafs – Monday, November 6th
When: 7:00 pm ET
Where: Air Canada Centre, Toronto
TV: Local Broadcasts
Stream: NHL TV
Online Hockey Betting Lines:
Vegas Golden Knights +1 ½ (-155) 6 ½ (EV) +180
Toronto Maple Leafs -1 ½ (+135) 6 ½ (-120) -220
Vegas Golden Knights
The Golden Knights slide into this Monday night contest sporting a 9-4-0 record that ranks the franchise 2nd in the Pacific Division, thanks to the 18 point tally Vegas has racked up thus far. The Golden Knights recently hit a bit of a rough stretch, losing three contests in a row with the first two being a bit of a blowout. This losing streak opened the door for a division rival to come in and take the lead in the Pacific, which the Los Angeles Kings were able to do. As of right now, Vegas is 4 points behind the divisional leaders. They can still retake the division, but the Golden Knights will need to a mount a hefty win streak. The club got started on that win streak this this past Saturday by picking up a 5-4 online hockey betting win over the Ottawa Senators.
Fans tuning into this Monday night contest should keep an eye out for James Neal as he leads the Golden Knights in both points and goals. Neal has 11 points on the season, 7 of which have come off goals. Neal and Nate Schmidt are one of Vegas’ favorite offensive duos.
Toronto Maple Leafs
The Maple Leafs fall into this evening’s matchup with an 8-7-0 record that grants the franchise 16 points on the season, ranking them 3rd in the Atlantic Division behind the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Ottawa Senators. Coming off a season in which the Leafs made it to the playoffs, the club had high hopes that they would be able to build on last season’s success. So far, Toronto has done just that as they currently rank within the top 3 of the division. Despite having a slightly worse record than the Golden Knights, and despite the fact that they are coming into this Monday night matchup riding a 2 game losing streak, the NHL game betting odds are sticking with Toronto decisively.
To help break that losing streak, the Maple Leafs will be turning to leading point-earner Auston Matthews. Matthews leads the club with 18 points on the season, coming off of 10 goals and 8 assists this year. Matthews is Toronto’s leading goal-scorer as well, often connecting off passes from Morgan Rielly.