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The Toronto Maple Leafs carry some potentially discouraging moneyline history into a playoff matchup against a structurally sound opponent, which is the type of team that often leaves them and their loyal fans exasperated.
The Maple Leafs are a -150 home favourite against the +130 underdog Columbus Blue Jackets with a 6.0-goal total on the NHL odds for Sunday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Since the start of the 2019 calendar year, the Maple Leafs are just 3-8 over 11 games at Scotiabank Arena when they were a -140 to -170 betting favorite, with the total finishing UNDER seven times at online betting sites. However, the Blue Jackets are 7-13 in their last 20 games as an underdog of +120 or more, with the total finishing UNDER 11 times.
Blue Jackets vs Maple Leafs | OddsShark Matchup Report
The best-of-five qualifying round series is the first playoff matchup between Toronto and Columbus, who are the nos. 8 and 9 seeds in the Eastern Conference.
The Blue Jackets had a 33-22-15 regular-season record, despite an injury-riddled 3-12 stretch over their last 15 games before the season was paused. The Columbus forward corps, led by centers Pierre-Luc Dubois and Alexander Wennberg and left …
Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation