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