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The Toronto Maple Leafs’ vulnerabilities from their own blueline in need to be balanced out against their next opponent’s sporadic offensive production.
The Maple Leafs are the -160 home favourite while the Calgary Flames are the +140 away underdog with a 6.5-goal total on the NHL odds for Thursday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Maple Leafs are 16-4 in their last 20 home games against the Pacific Division with the total finishing UNDER 13 times and are also 5-3 in their last eight home games as a -150 to -170 moneyline favourite at online sports betting sites. The Flames are 7-13 in their last 20 games as an away underdog of +130 to +150 on the moneyline.
Flames at Maple Leafs | OddsShark Matchup Report
The Flames are 25-18-5 overall, including a 7-3 mark in their last 10 away games. Calgary, paced up front by centres Sean Monahan and Elias Lindholm, can be peaks-and-valley offensively but ranks 12th in the 31-team NHL in five-on-five shot-attempt percentage (50.4 percent). Calgary is 26th in goal scoring (2.65 per game) while ranking 11th in goals against (2.94). On special teams, the Flames have a 21st-ranked power play (19.1 percent) and fourth-ranked penalty killing …
Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation