Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Washington Capitals NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 13, 2022

Maple Leafs vs. Capitals Betting Picks & Predictions

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals — the former coming off a defeat, the latter a win — will play on Thursday at 7:00 PM ET, at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. The sportsbooks have made the Maple Leafs solid favorites at -167 on the moneyline, and the Capitals are at +138. Find more below on the Maple Leafs vs. Capitals betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Maple Leafs vs. Capitals Betting Line

Maple Leafs vs Capitals Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Maple Leafs -167 Capitals +138

Maple Leafs vs. Capitals Game Info

  • Game Day: Thursday, April 14, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Arena: Scotiabank Arena

Computer Predictions for Maple Leafs vs. Capitals

Computer picks for Maple Leafs vs Capitals
Score Prediction
Maple Leafs 4 Capitals 3

Maple Leafs vs. Capitals Betting Trends

  • In 66 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Toronto has been victorious 44 times.
  • In 45 games with moneyline oddds lower than -167, the Maple Leafs have 29 wins.
  • The moneyline odds say Toronto has a 62.5% chance of winning this game.
  • Toronto Maple Leafs Leaders

  • Auston Matthews has been vital to Toronto this season, with 99 points in 68 games.
  • Mitchell Marner is contributing with 90 points (31 goals, 59 assists).
  • John Tavares’ season total of 69 points has come from 26 goals and 43 assists.
  • In 44 games, Jack Campbell has a record of 27-9-5. He has conceded 113 goals (2.72 goals against average) and has racked up 1169 saves.
  • Toronto Maple Leafs Season Stats

  • The Maple Leafs’ 277 goals this season make them the second-best scoring team in the NHL.
  • The Maple Leafs are ranked 18th in NHL action in goals against this season, having conceded 225 total goals (3.1 per game).
  • The team’s goal differential is sixth-best in the league at +52.
  • The 58 power-play goals the Maple Leafs have recorded this season have come on 202 power-play chances, ranking them second-best in the NHL.
  • The Maple Leafs are the best in the NHL with a 28.7% power-play conversion rate.
  • The 13 shorthanded goals the Maple Leafs have netted this season pace the league.
  • The Maple Leafs’ 82.9% penalty-kill success rate is currently seventh-best in the league.
  • The Maple Leafs’ players win the highest percentage of faceoffs in the NHL at 55.3%.
  • The Maple Leafs shoot 10.9% as a team, ranked fourth-best in the league.
  • The Maple Leafs’ players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 20.6 hits and 11.8 blocked shots per game.
  • Capitals vs. Maple Leafs Betting Trends

  • The Capitals have been listed as the underdog 24 times this season, and upset their opponent 13 times.
  • Washington has gone 2-1 when bookmakers have made them underdogs of +138 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Capitals, implied from the moneyline, is 42.0%.
  • Washington Capitals Leaders

  • Alex Ovechkin’s 46 goals and 40 assists in 71 games give him 86 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
  • Washington’s Evgeny Kuznetsov has racked up 72 total points (1.0 per game), with 23 goals and 49 assists.
  • Washington’s John Carlson has 64 points, courtesy of 14 goals (fifth on team) and 50 assists (first).
  • Washington’s Ilya Samsonov is 22-9-4 this season, amassing 909 saves and allowing 102 goals (2.9 goals against average) with an .899 save percentage (41st in the league).
  • Washington Capitals Season Stats

  • The Capitals have the NHL’s ninth-best scoring offense (244 total goals, 3.3 per game).
  • The Capitals’ 210 total goals given up (2.9 per game) rank 12th in the league.
  • Their +34 goal differential ranks 11th in the league.
  • The Capitals have put up 43 power-play goals this season, which ranks 19th in the NHL (on 221 power-play chances).
  • The Capitals have the league’s 22nd-ranked power-play conversion rate of 19.5%.
  • The Capitals have scored eight shorthanded goals this season (eighth among NHL teams).
  • The 81.2% of opponent power plays the Capitals kill is the 11th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Capitals win 47.4% of their faceoffs. That’s the 28th-ranked percentage in the NHL.
  • The 10.6% shooting percentage the Capitals have compiled ranks eighth in the league.
  • The Capitals have not had a shutout victory yet this season.
  • Maple Leafs and Capitals Injury Report

    Maple Leafs: Ondrej Kase: Out (Concussion), Rasmus Sandin: Out (Undisclosed), Wayne Simmonds: Day To Day (Illness), Petr Mrazek: Out (Groin)

    Capitals: Nicklas Backstrom: Day To Day (Maintenance), Dmitry Orlov: Day To Day (Lower Body), Carl Hagelin: Out (Eye)

    Betting Tips for Maple Leafs vs. Capitals

    Our best bet is Maple Leafs on the moneyline at -167 and after digging through all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will be under the total of goals.

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