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The Toronto Maple Leafs’ commitment to team defence might mean their track records as a heavy road favourite and in the second game of a back-to-back are out of date. The Maple Leafs opened as -162 away favourites and the Vancouver Canucks as +135 underdogs with a 6.5-goal total on the NHL odds for Thursday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
Toronto, which defeated the Edmonton Oilers 6-1 on Wednesday, has won its last three games when it played the previous day, but is 3-9 in its last 12 games on the second game of a back-to-back. The Maple Leafs are 6-2 in their last eight games as an away favourite with the OVER hitting six times at online betting sites, but 4-8 in their last 12 away games when their moneyline dipped below -140. The Canucks are 2-6 this season as a home underdog, with the OVER hitting five times.
Maple Leafs vs Canucks | OddsShark Matchup Report
Toronto is 5-0 in its last five games against Vancouver. The Maple Leafs have outscored the Canucks 19-5 in the five-on-five phase, where they hold edges in shots-for percentage (50.6), expected goals-for percentage (57.4 xGF%) and high-danger chances share (58.7), per Natural Stat …
Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation