by OddsShark (@OddsShark)
The Toronto Maple Leafs have played better – or more to the point, fared better – on the road than at home in their playoff series, which might embolden a bettor more than narratives about the team’s history in Game 7 on the road.
The Maple Leafs are the +120 away underdog (bet $100 to win $120) while the Boston Bruins are a -140 home favorite (bet $140 to win $100) on the NHL betting lines for Tuesday, with a 5.5-goal total. The teams are meeting in Game 7 of the first round at TD Garden for the second season in a row and third time in the last seven, and Boston, of course won the previous two. In this series, though, the away teams are 4-2 and have won three consecutive games. The average total has been 5.67 goals.
The Maple Leafs are 8-5 this season in away games as a +110 to +130 underdog, according to the OddsShark NHL Database.
On Sunday, Boston avoided elimination with a 4-2 win. Auston Matthews, with his series-most fifth goal, and Morgan Rielly scored for the Maple Leafs. Brad Marchand scored two goals for the Bruins while Jake DeBrusk and David Krejci also scored.
While NHL teams play 82 games to …
Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation