Capitals vs. Maple Leafs Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/24/2022

by | Apr 24, 2022

The Washington Capitals (44-23-11) host the Toronto Maple Leafs (51-21-6) on Sunday, April 24, with the Capitals coming off a victory and the Maple Leafs a loss. Capitals (-116) versus Maple Leafs (-104) looks rather close, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Capitals vs. Maple Leafs betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Capitals vs. Maple Leafs Spread and Betting Line

Capitals vs Maple Leafs Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Capitals -116 Maple Leafs -104

Capitals vs. Maple Leafs Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, April 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Arena: Capital One Arena

Computer Predictions for Capitals vs. Maple Leafs

Computer picks for Capitals vs Maple Leafs
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Maple Leafs (+1.5) Under (7) Capitals 4 Maple Leafs 3

Capitals vs. Maple Leafs Betting Trends

  • Washington has won 29 of its 50 games as a favorite this season.
  • The Capitals have a record of 27-20 this season while playing with their moneyline odds shorter than -116.
  • The moneyline odds imply that Washington has a 53.7% chance of winning this game.
  • Washington Capitals Leaders

  • A leading offensive player this season for Washington, Alex Ovechkin has scored 91 points in 76 games (50 goals and 41 assists).
  • Evgeny Kuznetsov has 77 points (1.0 per game), scoring 24 goals and adding 53 assists.
  • John Carlson’s 69 points this season have come via 16 goals and 53 assists.
  • Ilya Samsonov has a record of 23-10-5. He has conceded 112 goals (3.0 goals against average) and racked up 974 saves with an .897 save percentage (43rd in the league).
  • Washington Capitals Season Stats

  • The Capitals’ 263 goals this season make them the eighth-best scoring team in the league.
  • The Capitals rank 14th in total goals against, allowing 2.9 goals per game (227 total) in NHL action.
  • The team is ranked 11th in goal differential at +36.
  • The 46 power-play goals the Capitals have recorded this season (on 238 power-play chances) rank 18th in the NHL.
  • The Capitals are ranked 22nd in the NHL with a 19.3% power-play conversion rate this season.
  • The Capitals have scored a total of eight shorthanded goals this season.
  • The Capitals defeat 81.8% of opponent power plays, currently the 10th-best penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • With a 47.4% faceoff win rate, the Capitals have the 27th-ranked percentage in the NHL.
  • The Capitals convert 10.8% of their shots, ranking seventh in the league.
  • The Capitals’ players are looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 25.3 hits and 14.2 blocked shots per game.
  • Maple Leafs vs. Capitals Betting Trends

  • The Maple Leafs have been the underdog nine times this season, and upset their opponent in three of those games.
  • Toronto has gone 3-6 when sportsbooks have made them underdogs of -104 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Maple Leafs, implied from the moneyline, is 51.0%.
  • Toronto Maple Leafs Leaders

  • Auston Matthews’ 58 goals and 44 assists in 71 games give him 102 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
  • Mitchell Marner is a top scorer for Toronto, with 95 total points this season. He has netted 34 goals and provided 61 assists in 70 games.
  • William Nylander has 32 goals and 44 assists for Washington.
  • Jack Campbell’s record stands at 30-9-5 on the season, allowing 120 goals (2.7 goals against average) and amassing 1255 saves with a .913 save percentage (14th in the league).
  • Toronto Maple Leafs Season Stats

  • The Maple Leafs’ 299 total goals (3.8 per game) are the second-most in the league.
  • The Maple Leafs have given up 3.1 goals per game, 244 total, which ranks 20th among NHL teams.
  • Their +55 goal differential is sixth-best in the league.
  • The Maple Leafs have scored 61 power-play goals this season, which are second-best in the NHL (on 222 power-play chances).
  • The Maple Leafs have a league-best power-play conversion rate of 27.5%.
  • The Maple Leafs have scored 13 shorthanded goals this season (an NHL high).
  • The 81.9% of opponent power plays the Maple Leafs kill is the ninth-best penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Maple Leafs have the No. 1 faceoff win rate in the NHL (55.1%).
  • The Maple Leafs are shooting 11.0% (fourth in the league).
  • The Maple Leafs have yet to shut out an opponent this season.
  • Capitals and Maple Leafs Injury Report

    Capitals: Carl Hagelin: Out (Eye)

    Maple Leafs: Ondrej Kase: Out (Concussion), Rasmus Sandin: Out (Undisclosed), Petr Mrazek: Out (Groin), Jake Muzzin: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Michael Bunting: Day To Day (Undisclosed)

    Betting Tips for Capitals vs. Maple Leafs

    We have the Capitals predicted as the best bet on the moneyline in this contest, and our pick against the spread is the Maple Leafs (+1.5). Our computer model has the scoring going under the total of 7 goals when all is said and done.

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