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Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montreal Canadiens 02/21/2022 Top Preview, Spread and Game Analysis

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Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montreal Canadiens 02-21-2022 Top Preview Spread and Game Analysis

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montreal Canadiens 02/21/2022 – On Monday, the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens will meet on the ice at the Bell Center in Montreal, Quebec. The Toronto Maple Leafs are one of the league’s favorites and are currently third in the Atlantic Division with a record of 32-13-3. The Montreal Canadiens, on the other hand, are clearly struggling and at the eighth position with a 10-33-7 record. The Canadiens just broke their losing streak after finally getting a small taste of victory in their last game. However, NHL betting lines are in favor of the Toronto Maple Leafs in this game.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montreal Canadiens 02/21/2022

When: Monday, February 21, 7:00 PM ET

Where: Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montreal Canadiens 02/21/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Toronto Maple Leafs -1.5 (-110)6 o (-122)-300
Montreal Canadiens +1.5 (-112)6 u (+108)+225
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Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs are doing a great job but dropped their last game to St. Louis. The Maple Leafs lost 6-3 after its defense practically crumbled in the first hour. The lead scorer for the team was William Nylander who scored two goals. As a whole team, the Toronto Maple Leafs are scoring an average of 3.6 goals in every game while the highest number of assists is by Morgan Rielly with 36. From the defensive end, they are allowing their opponents to score an average of 2.7 goals in every game played.

Players to watch: A. Matthews C (G 33, 2 26, 2). 59), W. Nylander C (G 19, 2 28, 2). 47), J. Tavares C (G 17, 2 29, 2). 46).

Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens finally ended a long and difficult losing streak after they surprisingly won against St. Louis in their last game by a single goal. The lead scorer for the Montreal Canadiens was Cole Caufield with two goals in the net while Paul Byron contributed with a single goal. As a whole team, the Canadiens are scoring an average of 2.2 goals in every game and are successful in 13 percent of their opportunities in their powerplay. On defense, the team is allowing 3.9 goals per game on average.

Players to watch: N. Suzuki C (G 9, 2 20, 2). 29), A. Lehkonen LW (G 7, 2 13, 2). 20), J. Drouin LW (G 6, 2 14, 2). 20).

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Predictions

Trends

Maple Leafs

The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto’s last 10 games.
Toronto are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Montreal.
Toronto are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games this season.

Canadiens

The total has gone OVER in 10 of Montreal’s last 14 games.
Montreal are 3-16 SU in their last 19 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal’s last 6 games against Toronto.
Montreal are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal’s last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto.

Maple Leafs vs Canadiens Betting Picks

This is definitely an unbalanced game. The Montreal Canadiens will need to strengthen their offense if they want to have a decent shot at winning. However, the odds are with the Toronto Maple Leafs to win according to NHL betting forum predictions.

Score Prediction: Leafs 4, Canadiens 1.