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Bettors will have to decide whether the Toronto Maple Leafs’ defensive inconsistency leaves them enough margin for error in a matchup that has historically gone UNDER. The Maple Leafs are -175 away favourites while the Los Angeles Kings are +155 home underdogs with a 6.5-goal total on the NHL odds for Thursday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
The Maple Leafs, who also visit the Anaheim Ducks on Friday, are 14-6 in their last 20 games when they were also playing the following day, with the total finishing OVER 12 times at sports betting sites. They are 8-5 in their last 13 games as an away favourite with the total finishing OVER nine times. The Kings are 9-11 over their last 20 home games, but the total has gone UNDER in four of their last five outings. Also, 10 of the last 15 Toronto-Los Angeles matchups have finished UNDER.
Maple Leafs at Kings | OddsShark Matchup Report
The Maple Leafs are 35-24-8 and are coming off a 5-2 defeat against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday, where they struggled to activate an offence that has them sixth out of 31 teams in the NHL in five-on-five shot-attempt percentage (52.0 percent). That …
Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation